Taylor on appeals

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Sweet & Maxwell, 2000 - Law - 1169 pages
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As a result of the increasing conviction rate and a significant number of miscarriages of justice coming to light, appeals have been steadily growing in recent years. This new title provides a detailed examination of appeals in criminal cases. The law and practice relating to criminal appeals is laid out, and thorough guidance on procedural aspects of the appeals system is given. All kinds of appeals are covered, from magistrates courts' appeals to the Crown Court, up to the Court of Appeal, the House of Lords, the Privy Council and the European Court of Human Rights. Attorney-General's references, judicial review and case stated appeals are also covered in detail in separate chapters.* Explains changes under the Criminal Appeals Act 1995, particularly the introduction of the Criminal Cases Review Commission* Considers the impact of the Human Rights Act on opportunities to challenge convictions and sentences

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