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The defendant"s rights under English law.

Fellman, David

The defendant"s rights under English law.

by Fellman, David

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Published by University of Wisconsin Press in Madison .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Defense (Criminal procedure) -- Great Britain.,
    • Criminal procedure -- Great Britain.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliographical footnotes.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsLAW
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 137 p.
      Number of Pages137
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5982620M
      LC Control Number66011803
      OCLC/WorldCa407827

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The defendant"s rights under English law by Fellman, David Download PDF EPUB FB2

This right also protects the defendant from self-incrimination, commonly known as Miranda Rights, during arrest and at trial. This protection is exclusive to criminal defendants.

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Madison, University of Wisconsin Press, Defendant Rights examines the history of the Anglo-American legal tradition and compares and contrasts this with the major international systems of the world. Of special significance are the book's sections on the development of the British Dooms Law books under the Anglo-Saxon kings, and the Magna Carta's impact on American legal thought.

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Parliament grew out of the Curia Regis, the King’s Council, in which the monarch originally. The defendant is charged under Indictment No.

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