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Procedural fairness at the police station

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This thesis questions whether it is right to allow the police to detain and interrogate suspects at the police station. It asks whether there are procedures in place to ensure that suspects are not coerced or intimidated into confessing falsely; whether it is consistent with adversarial ideals of adjudication for the courts to endorse confessions of guilt which have been made in an inherently coercive atmosphere; and whether it is justifiable to use powers of arrest to facilitate interroga...

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SSD
Department:
Sociology
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Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford

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