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The Process of Criminal justice (Part 2) 2nd Edition (eBook)

This book provides an in depth look into the judicial stage of the criminal justice system in Malaysia.
Publisher: LexisNexis
RM 190.00
Published: 13 January, 2016
ISBN/ISSN: 9789674004439
Publisher: LexisNexis

Product description

This book is the highly anticipated update to the first edition of The Process of Criminal Justice (Part II). It provides an in depth look into the judicial stage of the criminal justice system in Malaysia.Unlike most publications on criminal procedure, this book goes beyond the norm of stating procedure and principles, citing legislation and case law. In addition to the powers, responsibilities and duties of those involved in the process of criminal justice, topics of greater interest are also examined such as:

- case management
- admitting and appreciating evidence
- passing sentence and appeals

Just like the first edition, the authors approach of dissecting the criminal justice system into fundamental components according to prosecutorial or judicial functions provides the reader sufficient familiarity with the processes of criminal justice.

Table of contents

The chapters have been arranged to mirror the sequence of criminal justice procedures and the role of the Criminal Procedure Code during this process which provides an enhanced understanding empirical perspective on the subject.

Chapter 1 Introduction
Chapter 2 Powers of Public Prosecutor
Chapter 3 Consent and Sanction to Prosecute
Chapter 4 Transfer and Transmission of Cases
Chapter 5 Trial Procedure
Chapter 6 Trial-Admitting and Appreciating Evidence
Chapter 7 Management of Trial Proceedings
Chapter 8 Impeachment
Chapter 9 Sentencing Principles
Chapter 10 Sentences
Chapter 11 Fixing and Passing Sentence
Chapter 12 Appeals
Chapter 13 Revision