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Criminal Law

Practical legal resources for criminal practitioners

Practice and procedure in the criminal courts is ever more complex, but with an increasing demand to deal with cases speedily. Our portfolio of court books and textbooks, in print and online, enable legal advisers to access key materials quickly and to find the answers they need.

Magistrates’ Courts Criminal Practice is an essential handbook for legal advisers in the magistrates' courts, with access to the Criminal Procedure Rules and all relevant statutes, together with expert commentary, procedural guides, and the elements of over 150 offences.

We also provide a range of practitioner textbooks including Abuse of Process, Identification: Investigation, Trial and Scientific Evidence and Sexual Offences: The New Law amongst others. You will furthermore find related works on anti-social behaviour, judicial review, bribery, and trading standards. All of these publications are available online.




Investigation, Trial and Scientific Evidence

An analysis of the powers and duties of police in the collection of identification evidence

Abuse of Process

Abuse of Process

Practical and tactical advice on abuse of process and how it operates within the criminal justice...

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