Courts, criminal law and procedure

Urbas, Gregor and Bronitt, Simon (2002). Courts, criminal law and procedure. In Adam Graycar and Peter Grabosky (Ed.), The Cambridge Handbook of Australian Criminology (pp. 73-92) Cambridge, United Kingdom: Cambridge University Press.

Author Urbas, Gregor
Bronitt, Simon
Title of chapter Courts, criminal law and procedure
Title of book The Cambridge Handbook of Australian Criminology
Place of Publication Cambridge, United Kingdom
Publisher Cambridge University Press
Publication Year 2002
Sub-type Research book chapter (original research)
Open Access Status
ISBN 0521818451
Editor Adam Graycar
Peter Grabosky
Chapter number 4
Start page 73
End page 92
Total pages 20
Total chapters 15
Language eng
Formatted Abstract/Summary
This chapter provides an overview of the law and the judicial system as they relate to the administration of criminal justice in Australia. Topics discussed include the structure of the courts; criminal trials and appeals procedures; Australia's criminal laws, including the move towards a Model Criminal Code; and criminal procedure, including court control of criminal investigation and covert investigation, the power to arrest or summons, the committal, the right to a fair trial, and sentencing, including guideline judgments and mandatory sentencing laws. The chapter concludes by examining the prospects for reform of the system of courts, criminal law and criminal procedure.
Q-Index Code B1
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status Non-UQ

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