By Paul Roberts,Jill Hunter

ISBN-10: 1849461724

ISBN-13: 9781849461726

ISBN-10: 1849464952

ISBN-13: 9781849464956

felony technique within the universal legislation global is being recast within the snapshot of human rights. The cumulative effect of human rights legislation, either foreign and family, presages a revolution in universal legislation procedural traditions. Comprising sixteen essays plus the editors' thematic advent, this quantity explores a number of facets of the 'human rights revolution' in legal proof and method in Australia, Canada, England and Wales, Hong Kong, Malaysia, New Zealand, Northern eire, the Republic of eire, Singapore, Scotland, South Africa and the united states. The members supply professional reviews in their personal family legislations and perform with widespread connection with comparative stories in different jurisdictions. a few essays specialize in particular subject matters, similar to facts acquired via torture, the presumption of innocence, rumour, the privilege opposed to self-incrimination, and 'rape guard' legislation. Others search to attract extra basic classes in regards to the context of legislation reform, the epistemic calls for of the perfect to a good trial, the household effect of supra-national criminal criteria (especially the ECHR), and the scope for reimagining universal legislations methods throughout the medium of human rights.

This edited assortment showcases the newest theoretically expert, methodologically astute and doctrinally rigorous scholarship in legal method and facts, human rights and comparative legislation, and should be a big addition to the literature in all of those fields.

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