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Rationing defence intermediaries under the April 2016 Criminal Practice Direction

Abstract:

Equality of arms for child and other vulnerable defendants, in particular access to the special measures routinely provided to prosecution witnesses with the same vulnerabilities, has been contentious since 1999. Much progress has been forced through rulings by courts concerned about such defendants’ capacity to cope with the demands of the adversarial trial. This progress appears to have been reversed by the April 2016 Criminal Practice Direction stating that the appointment of defendant int...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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Accepted manuscript

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Oxford, SSD, Law, Law Faculty
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Author
Publisher:
Sweet and Maxwell Publisher's website
Journal:
Criminal Law Review Journal website
Volume:
2
Pages:
93-105
Publication date:
2017-02-05
Acceptance date:
2016-11-13
ISSN:
0011-135X
Pubs id:
pubs:659136
URN:
uri:9211cffd-9d8d-47d2-8505-e3c49af0b5c3
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uuid:9211cffd-9d8d-47d2-8505-e3c49af0b5c3
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pubs:659136

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