Trends in Legal Advocacy: Interviews with Prosecutors and Criminal Defense Lawyers Across the Globe, Volume One, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Trends in Legal Advocacy

Interviews with Prosecutors and Criminal Defense Lawyers Across the Globe, Volume One, 1st Edition

Edited by Jane Goodman-Delahunty, Dilip K. Das

CRC Press

360 pages

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A new installment of the series of Interviews with Global Leaders in Policing, Courts, and Prisons, this book expands upon the criminal justice coverage of earlier volumes, offering the voices of 14 lawyers from 13 diverse locales, including countries in Africa, North America, South America, Europe, and the Asia-Pacific region. This book is intended for students and others focusing on law and legal studies, policing, psychology and law, criminology, justice studies, public policy, and for all those interested in the front lines of legal change around the world.

Featuring versatile chapters perfect for individual use or as part of a collection, this volumeoffers a personal approach to the legal world for students and experienced professionals.

Table of Contents

Series Preface

Foreword

Acknowledgments

Editors

Contributors

1. Introduction to Legal Advocacy Across the Globe

JANE GOODMAN-DELAHUNTY AND DILIP K. DAS

2. Australia

The Criminal Justice Process of Australia

ANNE WALLACE

Mark Tedeschi AM QC, Senior Crown Prosecutor, Sydney

ANNE WALLACE

3. Belgium

The Criminal Justice Process of Belgium

NIK KIEFER

Raf Verstraeten, Attorney and Professor of Criminal Law, Leuven

NIK KIEFER

4. Bolivia

The Criminal Justice Process of Bolivia

ASTRID BIRGDEN AND LOLA ARAUJO LANGTHALER

Maria Teresa Rivero Gutierrez (Esq.), Attorney

LOLA ARAUJO LANGTHALER AND ASTRID BIRGDEN

5: Canada

The Criminal Justice Process of Canada

NIKOLAI KOVALEV

Brian H. Greenspan, Defense Counsel, Greenspan Humphrey Lavine, Toronto

NIKOLAI KOVALEV

6. China

The Criminal Justice Process of China

AI MA AND ZHUO ZHANG

Huisheng Zong, Senior Prosecutor of the Henan People’s Procuratorate Beijing

AI MA AND ZHUO ZHANG

7. India

The Criminal Justice Process of India

AMITA DHANDA

Dinesh Mathur, Senior Advocate of High Court, Delhi

AMITA DHANDA

8. Japan

The Criminal Justice Process of Japan

MAKOTO IBUSUKI

Naoya Endo, Attorney, Fairness Law Firm, Tokyo

MAKOTO IBUSUKI

9. Nepal

The Criminal Justice Process of Nepal

DANIELLE CELERMAJER

Mandira Sharma, Lawyer and Human Rights Activist

DANIELLE CELERMAJER

10. New Zealand

The Criminal Justice Process of New Zealand

TARYN GUDMANZ AND PATRICIA O’SHAUGHNESSY

Mark Wilton, Principal Prosecutor, New Zealand, Police Prosecution Service, Police National Headquarters, Wellington

PATRICIA O’SHAUGHNESSY

Judith Ablett-Kerr ONZM QC, Criminal Defense Lawyer, Dunedin

TARYN GUDMANZ

11. South Africa

The Criminal Justice Process of South Africa

DON PINNOCK

Antoinette Ferreira, Senior State Advocate, National Prosecuting Authority, Bloemfontein

DON PINNOCK

12. Sri Lanka

The Criminal Justice Process of Sri Lanka

SHANTI NANDANA WIJESINGHE AND MENAKA LECAMWASAM

Yasantha Kodagoda, President’s Counsel, Additional Solicitor General, Attorney-General’s Department, Colombo

MENAKA LECAMWASAM AND SHANTI NANDANA WIJESINGHE

13. Thailand

The Criminal Justice Process of Thailand

SARAH BISHOP AND MARK NOLAN

Yaowalak Anuphan, Thai Lawyers for Human Rights, Bangkok

SARAH BISHOP AND MARK NOLAN

14. United States

The Criminal Justice Process of the United States

MICHAEL W. GENDLER

Tom Hillier, Federal Public Defender 1982-2014, Western District of Washington, Seattle

MICHAEL W. GENDLER

15. Conclusion: Closing the Gap between Law in Action and Research

JANE GOODMAN-DELAHUNTY AND DILIP K. DAS

References

Insrtuctions to Interviewers

International Police Executive Symposium

Index

 

 

 

About the Editors

Jane Goodman-Delahunty, JD, PhD, is a Research Professor at Charles Sturt University. Trained in law and experimental psychology, she joined academe in Sydney, Australia in 2001. Her research is informed by her experience as a litigator, an administrative judge with the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, a JAMS-Endispute mediator, a Commissioner with the New South Wales Law Reform Commission and General Member of the New South Wales Civil and Administrative Tribunal. She is an elected Fellow of the American Psychological Association, a former editor of Psychology, Public Policy, & Law, and a past president of the American Psychology-Law Society and the Australian and New Zealand Association of Psychiatry, Psychology, and Law. Her empirical legal studies have been funded by the National Science Foundation, the Australian Institute of Criminology, the Australian Research Council, the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse and the FBI High Value Detainee Group. Her research applies psychological scientific methods to promote evidence-based policies to enhance justice. She is author of over 150 scholarly books and articles.

Dilip Das is a professor of criminal justice, former police chief, founding editor-in-chief of Police Practice and Research: An International Journal, PPR, and a human rights consultant to the United Nations. After serving in the Indian Police Service for 14 years, he moved to the United States, where he later became the founding president of the International Police Executive Symposium (IPES), www.ipes.info, which is in special consultative status with the United Nations. He has authored, edited, and coedited more than 30 books and numerous articles, has received several faculty excellence awards, and was a Distinguished Faculty Lecturer.

About the Series

Interviews with Global Leaders in Policing, Courts, and Prisons

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
COM053000
COMPUTERS / Security / General
LAW026000
LAW / Criminal Law / General
LAW041000
LAW / Forensic Science