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The Process of Criminal Justice Part I - Investigation and Pre-Trial Proceedings (Second Edition)

The book has been crafted in a way that it sequentially narrates the procedures of criminal justice as it develops and the role of the Criminal Procedure Code in facilitating this process.
Publisher: LexisNexis
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ISBN/ISSN: 9789674003821
Publisher: LexisNexis

Product description

Since the first book was published in 2010, there are significant changes in the criminal justice system that not only injected transparency and expediency in the dispensing of criminal justice but were the product of growing sensitivity in the system to culminating from societal concerns and expectations of the criminal justice. These changes are incorporated in the second edition of the book. The book has also been crafted in such a way that it sequentially narrates the procedures of criminal justice as it develops and the role of the Criminal Procedure Code in facilitating this process.

Key Features

• Highlighting the restructuring of the chapters on arrest, search and charges and in the introduction of two tropical matters, the institution of the Public Prosecutor and Inquiries of Death

• Explaining the early stages of the criminal process from activation with the lodging of a police report, search, investigations, arrest, charges and other pre-trial procedures and reflects the position of the law as currently applied in the administration of criminal justice

• Focusing on the initial stages of the process of criminal justice which provides the readers with a realistic and practical approach to not only understanding the workings of the Criminal Procedure Code, but also its application

• The narrative enhances the readers’ cognizance in the understanding of the subject matter as it successfully breaks down the complexity and intricacies of the Criminal Justice System

Table of contents

Chapter 1 Introduction

Chapter 2 Information of Offences

Chapter 3 Police Investigation and Powers

Chapter 4 Arrest

Chapter 5 Rights of Arrested Person

Chapter 6 Disclosure, Production and Interception

Chapter 7 Search of Persons and Premises

Chapter 8 Initiation of Proceedings

Chapter 9 Summons and Warrants

Chapter 10 Charges

Chapter 11 Charges and Trial

Chapter 12 Bail

Chapter 13 Courts and Jurisdiction

Chapter 14 Inquiries of Death

Chapter 15 Powers of Public Prosecutor