Law: Evidence

  • In Crime's Archive: The Cultural Afterlife of Evidence book cover

    In Crime's Archive

    The Cultural Afterlife of Evidence, 1st Edition

    By Katherine Biber

    This book investigates what happens to criminal evidence after the conclusion of legal proceedings. During the criminal trial, evidentiary material is tightly regulated; it is formally regarded as part of the court record, and subject to the rules of evidence and criminal procedure. However, these…

    Paperback – 2020-01-14 
    Routledge

  • Evidence-based Investigative Interviewing: Applying Cognitive Principles book cover

    Evidence-based Investigative Interviewing

    Applying Cognitive Principles, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jason J. Dickinson, Nadja Schreiber Compo, Rolando Carol, Bennett L. Schwartz, Michelle McCauley

    For as long as we have been researching human memory, psychologists have been investigating how people remember and forget. This research is regularly drawn upon in our legal systems. Historically, we have relied upon eyewitness memory to help judge responsibility and adjudicate truth, but memory…

    Paperback – 2019-03-06
    Routledge

  • Defendant Participation in the Criminal Process book cover

    Defendant Participation in the Criminal Process

    1st Edition

    By Abenaa Owusu- Bempah

    Requirements for the defendant to actively participate in the English criminal process have been increasing in recent years such that the defendant can now be penalised for their non-cooperation. This book explores the changes to the defendant’s role as a participant in the criminal process and the…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18
    Routledge

  • Evidence and the Archive: Ethics, Aesthetics and Emotion book cover

    Evidence and the Archive

    Ethics, Aesthetics and Emotion, 1st Edition

    Edited by Katherine Biber, Trish Luker

    This collection explores the stakes, risks and opportunities invoked in opening and exploring law’s archive and re-examining law’s evidence. It draws together work exploring how evidence is used or mis-used during the legal process, and re-used after the law’s work has concluded by engaging with…

    Paperback – 2018-04-03
    Routledge

  • Memory and Miscarriages of Justice book cover

    Memory and Miscarriages of Justice

    1st Edition

    By Mark L. Howe, Lauren M. Knott, Martin A. Conway

    Memory is often the primary evidence in the courtroom, yet unfortunately this evidence may not be fit for purpose. This is because memory is both fallible and malleable; it is possible to forget and also to falsely remember things which never happened. The legal system has been slow to adapt to…

    Paperback – 2017-08-03
    Psychology Press

  • Cold Cases: An Evaluation Model with Follow-up Strategies for Investigators book cover

    Cold Cases

    An Evaluation Model with Follow-up Strategies for Investigators, 1st Edition

    By James M. Adcock, Sarah L. Stein

    Nearly 185,000 homicides since 1980 remain unsolved, yet with limited staff and resources, it is no surprise that law enforcement units place the bulk of their efforts on current cases where victims’ family members and the media demand answers. Cold Cases: An Evaluation Model with Follow-up…

    Paperback – 2017-05-22
    CRC Press
    Advances in Police Theory and Practice

  • Towards a System of European Criminal Justice: The Problem of Admissibility of Evidence book cover

    Towards a System of European Criminal Justice

    The Problem of Admissibility of Evidence, 1st Edition

    By Andrea Ryan

    With the developing landscape of a European criminal justice sphere comes an increasing imperative for scholars and practitioners to gain some insight into the diversity that exists in the criminal justice systems of European Union Member States. This book explores the mutual admissibility of…

    Paperback – 2016-04-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in EU Law

  • The Impact of Scientific Evidence on the Criminal Trial: The Case of DNA Evidence book cover

    The Impact of Scientific Evidence on the Criminal Trial

    The Case of DNA Evidence, 1st Edition

    By Oriola Sallavaci

    This book explores challenges posed by the use of DNA evidence to the traditional features, procedures and principles of the criminal trial. It examines the limitations of existing theories of criminal trial processes in the face of increasing use of scientific evidence in the court room.  The…

    Paperback – 2016-03-03
    Routledge

  • Effective Expert Witnessing: Practices for the 21st Century book cover

    Effective Expert Witnessing

    Practices for the 21st Century, 5th Edition

    By Jack V. Matson

    The testimony of an expert witness can lead to success or failure in cases that hinge on the presentation’s impact on a jury. Effective Expert Witnessing, Fifth Edition: Practices for the 21st Century explores the fundamentals of litigation, trial preparation, courtroom presentation, and the…

    Hardback – 2012-08-30
    CRC Press

  • Dealing with DNA Evidence: A Legal Guide book cover

    Dealing with DNA Evidence

    A Legal Guide, 1st Edition

    By Andrei Semikhodskii

    Giving the reader an in-depth understanding of DNA evidence in criminal practice, this text explains in clear language how DNA evidence is obtained and how it can be successfully challenged in court to minimize its impact or even dismiss it completely. Since it first entered the criminal legal…

    Hardback – 2007-01-25
    Routledge-Cavendish

  • Genetic Testing and the Criminal Law book cover

    Genetic Testing and the Criminal Law

    1st Edition

    By Don Chalmers

    Genetic Testing and the Criminal Law is a unique international treatment of the dynamic and established criminal investigation technique of DNA testing. Gathering together expert practitioners, judges and researchers from twelve countries, each chapter deals with the specific criminal law of…

    Paperback – 2005-09-03
    Routledge-Cavendish

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