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Author Findlay, Mark, author

Title Australian criminal justice / Mark Findlay, Stephen Odgers, Stanley Yeo ; foreword by Michael Kirby
Edition Fifth edition
Published South Melbourne, Victoria : Oxford University Press, 2014
South Melbourne, Vic. : Oxford University Press, 2014

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Description xxii, 416 pages ; 25 cm
Contents Machine generated contents note: Introduction -- Aims And Functions Of The Criminal Law -- Moral Wrongness Approach -- Individual Autonomy Approach -- Community Welfare Approach -- Major Functions -- Sources, Prescriptions And Influences On The Criminal Law -- Sources Of Criminal Law -- Prescription Of Criminal Law -- Categories Of Crime -- Influences On The Perimeters Of Criminal Responsibility -- Elements Of A Crime -- Conduct Elements -- Mental Elements -- Contemporaneity -- Objective Principles -- Criminal Defences -- Extensions Of Criminal Responsibility -- Complicity -- Attempt -- Conspiracy -- Corporate Criminal Responsibility -- Criminal Responsibility Under International Criminal Law -- Conclusion -- Introduction -- Balancing Public Interests -- Other Issues -- Search And Seizure -- A Case Study -- Some Conclusions -- Arrest And Detention -- Alternatives To Arrest -- Arrest And Criminal Investigation -- Period Of Detention -- Safeguards Over Detention -- Interrogation --
Contents note continued: Verbals -- Compulsion -- Legal Assistance -- The 'Right To Silence' -- 'Examination' -- Informers -- 'Pretext Conversations' -- Eyewitness Identification -- Conclusion -- Introduction -- New Methods, New Agendas? -- 'Out-Sourcing' Criminal Justice -- Australian Crime Commission (ACC) (Formerly National Crime Authority (NCA)) -- Functions And Powers -- Effectiveness Of The NCA -- End Of The NCA -- Role, Powers And Operations Of The ACC -- Governance Of The ACC -- Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC) -- Organisation -- Corrupt Conduct -- Powers Of The ICAC -- Accountability Of The ICAC -- Australian Securities And Investments Commission (ASIC) -- Enforcement Policy -- Financial Regulation -- Relationship With The DPP-Criminal Versus Civil Remedies -- Australian Security Intelligence Organisation (ASIO) -- Ramifications For Individual Rights -- Conclusion -- Introduction -- Discretion -- Sieving The System -- Pre-Trial Police Decision-Making --
Contents note continued: Formal Diversion And Cautions -- Decisions On Arrest Or Summons -- Policing Apprehended Violence Orders -- Charges And 'Bargaining' -- Police And Bail -- Pre-Conviction Court Orders -- Police And Court Delay -- Pre-Trial Obligations On The Prosecution And Defence-Pre-Trial Hearings -- Prosecutor's Obligations -- Defence's Obligations -- Prosecutor's Pre-Trial Decision-Making -- Bail -- Charge Bargaining And Plea Bargaining -- Prosecutors In Committal Hearings -- Finding A Bill, And Deciding 'No Bill' -- Indictment -- Suspension Of Prosecution -- Defence Pre-Trial Decision-Making -- Legal Aid -- Right To Defence Counsel On Arrest -- Advice On Construction Of Defence -- Defence At Committal Hearings -- Committal Hearing -- Purposes Of Committal -- Reform? Committals-Fairness Or Reducing Court Delay? -- Reform? Pre-Trial Discovery And Disclosure-Fairness Or Case Management And Efficiency? -- Abuse Of Process In Pre-Trial --
Contents note continued: A Case-Study In Abuse Of Power-Use Of Criminal Informants -- Challenge To The Presumption Of Innocence-bail Conditions And Remand -- Efficiency Over Justice-Unfair Inducements To Plead -- Detention Without Conviction-Denial Of A Prisoner's Rights -- Conclusion -- Introduction -- The Higher Courts -- The Prosecution -- The Defence -- The Judge -- The Jury -- The Lower Courts -- The Prosecution -- The Defence -- The Magistrate -- Conclusion -- Introduction -- Proof -- Presenting Evidence -- Admission And Use Of Evidence -- Improperly Obtained Evidence -- Admissions -- Propensity Evidence -- Confidential Communications Privilege -- Expert Evidence -- Eyewitness Identification Evidence -- Other Types Of Potentially Unreliable Evidence -- Conclusion -- Introduction -- Crime And Punishment -- The Social Reality Of Punishment -- Sanction And Penalty -- Tolerance And Mercy -- Principles Of Punishment -- Just Deserts -- Denunciation -- Less Eligibility --
Contents note continued: Compromise -- The Demise Of Retribution? -- Penalty -- Distribution Of Penalty -- Institutions Of Punishment -- Development Of Penalty Options -- Sentencing Options-The Construction Of A Penalty -- Punishment Without Trial -- Correctional Models Of Punishment -- Community Corrections -- Punishment And Welfare -- Penal Reform -- Conclusion -- Introduction -- Sentencing Aims -- Retribution -- Deterrence -- Rehabilitation -- Denunciation -- Incapacitation -- Restoration -- The Sentencing Hearing -- Types Of Facts Considered -- Fact Finding And Standard Of Proof At The Sentencing Stage -- The Roles Of Prosecution And Defence Counsel -- Facts Relevant To Sentencing -- Facts Concerning The Nature Of The Offence -- Facts Concerning The Nature Of The Offender -- The Effect Of The Offence And Penalty -- Judicial Expression Of Reasoning And Facts Relied Upon In Sentencing -- Sentencing Disparity And Problems With Quantum Of Punishment --
Contents note continued: Ambiguity Of Sentencing Aims -- Lack Of Legislative Guidelines -- Lack Of Judicial Guidelines -- A Non-Integrated Criminal Justice System -- Remedies For Achieving Just Sentencing -- Establishing A Hierarchy Of Sentencing Aims -- Legislative Measures -- Standard Minimum Sentencing By Specifying Non-Parole Periods -- Judicial Measures -- An Intermediate National Court Of Appeal -- Sentencing Policy And Public Opinion -- Mandatory Sentences -- Sentencing Drug-Dependent Offenders -- Conclusion -- Introduction -- Appeal Against Conviction -- Conditions Of Appeal -- Basis Of Review -- Powers Of Disposal -- Other Review Mechanisms -- Prosecution Appeals -- Appeal Against Sentence -- Conditions Of Appeal -- Basis Of Review -- Powers Of Disposal -- Prosecution Appeals -- Sentencing Disparity -- Conclusion -- Introduction -- Juveniles -- Exaggerating The Problem -- A More Accurate Portrayal -- Remedies -- Aboriginal People -- Gross Overrepresentation --
Contents note continued: A More Accurate Portrayal -- Remedies -- Women -- Women Defendants And Criminal Defences -- A More Accurate Portrayal -- Remedies -- Sentencing Women Offenders -- Intellectually Disabled People -- Public Ignorance -- A More Accurate Portrayal -- Problems Encountered And Proposed Remedies -- Corporations -- Disguising The Problem -- A More Accurate Portrayal -- Remedies -- Discriminatory Consequences Of The Criminal Justice Process -- Victims Of Crime -- Juveniles As Victims -- Aboriginal People As Victims -- Women As Victims -- Intellectually Disabled People As Victims -- The Rights And Needs Of Crime Victims -- Combating Terrorism -- The Political Response To Terrorism -- Preserving The Rule Of Law -- Conclusion
Summary Australian Criminal Justice provides a complete overview of the criminal justice process. It analyses the influences that shape criminal justice and critically examines the institutional and administrative features of its operation in all jurisdictions. With a unique blend of theory, practice, critique and context, this book guides readers step by step through the stages of a case - from investigation to sentencing. It also explores the social context of the criminal justice system in terms of the rights of the individual, community responsibilities and international guarantees. Now in its fifth edition Australian Criminal Justice has been the definitive guide to the subject for more than 20 years
Analysis Australian
Notes Previous edition: 2009
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Criminal justice, Administration of -- Australia.
Criminal law -- Australia.
Author Kirby, M. D. (Michael Donald), 1939-
Odgers, Stephen, author
Yeo, Stanley Meng Heong, author
Ebook Library, issuing body
ISBN 0195521153
9780195596977 (ebook)
9780195521153