The Criminal Trial: Courtroom Practices, Policies and Procedures
Publication Date :
15 Jul 2011
The criminal court system resolves disputes, imposes and maintains order and upholds human rights. The ability to give evidence in court in a competent and professional manner is a core skill for an investigator. This book describes and analyses the main rules of the law of evidence within a framework relevant to the policing profession. It is the emphasis placed on the policing profession and the profession's role in the pre-trial and trial process as well as the discussion of issues pertaining to the 'professional witness' which sets this text apart from other litigation texts. The book is written in a clear, straight forward language.