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Defending the criminal law: Reflections on the changing character of crime, procedure, and sanctions

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Recent years have seen mounting challenge to the model of the criminal trial on the grounds it is not cost-effective, not preventive, not necessary, not appropriate, or not effective. These challenges have led to changes in the scope of the criminal law, in criminal procedure, and in the nature and use of criminal trials. These changes include greater use of diversion, of fixed penalties, of summary trials, of hybrid civil-criminal processes, of strict liability, of incentives to plead guilty...

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10.1007/s11572-007-9033-2

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Law
Sub department:
Law Faculty
Role:
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Law
Sub department:
Law Faculty
Role:
Author
Journal:
Criminal Law and Philosophy More from this journal
Volume:
2
Issue:
1
Pages:
21-51
Publication date:
2008-01-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1871-9805
ISSN:
1871-9791
Pubs id:
pubs:479079
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uuid:63183e98-fd8d-4fd4-ac4c-561dc2f1ca14
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pubs:479079
Source identifiers:
479079
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2014-08-16

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