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Expert evidence in the criminal justice process

Lirieka Meintjes-van der Walt

Expert evidence in the criminal justice process

a comparative perspective

by Lirieka Meintjes-van der Walt

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Published by Rozenberg in Amsterdam .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Evidence, Expert -- Great Britain.,
  • Evidence, Expert -- Netherlands.,
  • Evidence, Expert -- South Africa.,
  • Evidence, Criminal -- Great Britain.,
  • Evidence, Criminal -- Netherlands.,
  • Evidence, Criminal -- South Africa.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementLirieka Meintjes-van der Walt.
    SeriesCriminal sciences
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsK5485 .M45 2001
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxx, 290 p. ;
    Number of Pages290
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22175325M
    ISBN 10905170528X
    LC Control Number2002329797

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    The criminal justice system in the United States is unique because of Americans' faith in democratic processes and free markets, University of Virginia School of Law professor Darryl Brown details in his new book, "Free Market Criminal Justice," published by Oxford Press. "We really trust the political process rather than the law to prevent government abuse of power," . It focuses on journal articles, book chapters, and treatises covering comparative criminal procedure generally, criminal procedure in multiple jurisdictions, and specialized research topics in comparative criminal procedure such as: arrest, pre-trial detention, interrogation, right to counsel, legal assistance for indigent defendants, discovery.


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