Interrogation and Confession: A Study of Progress, Process, and Practice

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Ashgate, Jan 1, 1997 - Law - 338 pages
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In the light of recent high-profile miscarriages of justice, this work examines the procedures and prominence of confessional evidence and interrogation. Their role in the English legal system is charted from the Middle Ages, the development, regulation and legitimation of extra-judicial interrogation assessed in order to provide illumination on modern practices.

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Contents

The Evolution of Trial by Jury
11
Coerced Confessions and Due Process Reactions
23
The Historical Management of Preliminary Procedures
41
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