Routledge Revivals: Case for the Prosecution (1991): Police Suspects and the Construction of Criminality, 1st Edition (e-Book) book cover

Routledge Revivals: Case for the Prosecution (1991)

Police Suspects and the Construction of Criminality, 1st Edition

By Mike McConville, Andrew Sanders, Roger Leng


240 pages

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Originally published in 1991, The Case for the Prosecution examines the entire process of arrest through to conviction.

Table of Contents

List of tables



1. Criminal Justice in England and Wales

2. Constructing the Suspect Population

3. In the Police Station

4. Building the Case: Interrogation

5. Building the Case: Police Records and Non-Interrogation Evidence

6. Grading and Sorting the Suspect Population

7. Reviewing the Case for the Prosecution

8. Acquittals and Convictions

9. Understanding the Criminal Justice Process

10. The Problem of Law Reform




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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Criminology