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  1. Seminar 1 - Essential Reading 3 items
    1. Essential Reading 3 items
      1. Prosecutors and democracy: a cross-national study 2017 (electronic resource)

        Book  Available as an eBook Central eBook. Read Antony Duff "Discretion and Accountability in a Democratic Criminal Law"

      2. Philosophical foundations of criminal law - Duff, Antony, Green, Stuart P. 2011 (electronic resource)

        Book  Available as an ebook via Oxford Scholarship Online. See Chapter 8: Lacey, N 'The Resurgence of Character: Criminal Responsbility in the Context of Criminalisation.' Click on web address for chapter specified.

  2. Seminar 2 - Discretion and the Decision to Prosecute 4 items
    1. Essential Reading 3 items
      1. The criminal process - Ashworth, Andrew, Redmayne, Mike 2010

        Book  See 'The Role of Prosecutors’ and ‘Prosecutions' 159-61 and 173-206

      2. The handbook of the criminal justice process - McConville, Michael, Wilson, Geoffrey Philip 2002

        Book  See Cape, E. 'Assisting and Advising Defendants Before Trial' 99-114.

      3. The Oxford handbook of criminology - Mike Maguire, Rodney Morgan, Robert Reiner 2012

        Book  Chapter 28: Sanders, A and Young, R. 'From Suspect to Trial' 953-989

    2. Optional Reading 1 item
      1. The Oxford handbook of criminology - Mike Maguire, Rodney Morgan, Robert Reiner 2002

        Book  Read Newburn, T. 'Young People, Crime and Youth Justice' 531 and 549-578

  3. Seminar 3 - The Accused, Police Investigation and Rights 5 items
    1. Essential Reading 4 items
      1. Criminal justice - Sanders, Andrew, Young, Richard, Burton, Mandy 2010

        Book  See 'Police Questioning of Suspects' 218-278 and (Optional) 'Detention in the Police Station' 166-217

      2. The handbook of the criminal justice process - McConville, Michael, Wilson, Geoffrey Philip 2002

        Book  Read Maguire, M. 'Regulating the police station: the case of the police and the Criminal Evidence Act of 1984' 99-114.

      3. Criminal injustice: an evaluation of the criminal justice process in Britain - Belloni, Frank P., Hodgson, Jacqueline 2000

        Book  Read Chapters 1 and 3 - 41-54 only.

    2. Optional Reading 1 item
  4. Seminar 4 - Plea Bargaining: Why Leniency for Those Claiming Guilt? 7 items
    1. Essential Reading 7 items
      1. Vogel, Mary E. 'Plea Bargaining Under the Common Law' in Darryl Brown, et al., eds., The

        Oxford Handbook of Criminal Process. NY: OUP, 2018. [on contemporary bargaining in UK and US]

         

         

      2. The handbook of the criminal justice process - McConville, Michael, Wilson, Geoffrey Philip 2002

        Book  See McConville, M. 'Plea Bargaining' 353-378 - on contemporary bargaining in the UK

      3. Coercion to compromise: plea bargaining, the courts and the making of political authority - Vogel, Mary E. 2007

        Book  See Chs. 4 and 6. (Ch. 1 optional.) on the historical origins in the US.

      4. Criminal injustice: an evaluation of the criminal justice process in Britain - Belloni, Frank P., Hodgson, Jacqueline 2000

        Book  Read Chapter 3: 54-64

      5. Crime, inequality and the state - Vogel, Mary E. 2007

        Book  See Vogel, M.E. 'Plea Bargaining and Its Historical Origins' 511-525

  5. Seminar 5 - Pre-Trial Process and Bail: Race and Disadvantage 5 items
    1. Essential Reading 5 items
      1. The criminal process - Ashworth, Andrew, Redmayne, Mike 2010

        Book  See Equal Treatment in Remand Decisions’ and ‘Discrimination and Non-Discrimination

      2. "The Need for Research" (Part) and "Discrimination In the Courts" - Roger Hood, Graça, Cordovil

        Chapter  Digitised Reading - Restricted access to students on the course - University username and password required for access

      3. Hard bargains: the coercive power of drug laws in federal court - Mona Pauline Lynch 2016 (electronic resource)

        Book  Available as an eBook Central eBook. Read Chapters 2 and 3

      4. Ethnicities, Racism, Crime and Criminal Justice - Coretta Phillips, Ben Bowling

        Chapter  Digitised Reading - Restricted access to students on the course - University username and password required for access

  6. Seminar 6 - Prosecuting Serious Organised Crime 8 items
    1. Essential Reading 8 items
      1.  

        Ohr, Bruce H. (2005) The Tools for the Job:  Breaking Organized Crime in  the U.S. Washington, D. C.:  U.S. Department of Justice (Criminal Division/Organized Crime and Rackeetering Section). [confidential and not for circulation]

      2.  

        Terrence Palfrey (2006) EU Financial Services:  Recent Initiatives, Remaining Obstacles and Future Opportunities, Paper presented at the European Centre for Judges and Lawyers, European Institute of Public Administration (EIPA)-Antenna, Luxembourg, November 16-17, 2006. [10 pp.]

      3. Criminology and Terrorism - Gabe Mythen, Sandra Walklate 01/05/2006

        Article 

      4. Entrepreneurialism of Organized Crime - Geoff Dean, Ivar Fahsing, Petter Gottschalk

        Chapter  Available via OUP eBooks

      5. Future Policing of ‘Organized Crime’ - Geoff Dean, Ivar Fahsing, Petter Gottschalk

        Chapter  Available via OUP eBooks

      6. Computer crimes and digital investigations - Walden, Ian 2007

        Book  Chapters 1: Introduction (1-11) and 7: Computer crimes and digital investigations (391-399)

      7. Handbook of transnational crime and justice - Philip L. Reichel, Jay S. Albanese 2013, ©2014 (electronic resource)

        Book  Available as an EBSCO eBook. Read Chapter 16: Joutsen, M. 'International Instruments on Cooperation in Responding to Transnational Crime'

  7. Seminar 7 - Gender and Power in Courts 5 items
    1. Essential Reading 5 items
  8. Seminar 8 - Judges, Defendants and the Criminal Trial 5 items
    1. Essential Reading 5 items
      1. The handbook of the criminal justice process - McConville, Michael, Wilson, Geoffrey Philip 2002

        Book  See Doran, S, 'Trial by Jury'; Bridges, L, 'The right to representation and legal aid'; and Jackson, J, 'The adversary trial and trial by judge alone'

      2. The best story wins: and other advice to new prosecutors - John Bobo ©2010

        Book  See "The Power Of Story" 29-49

      3. The criminal process - Ashworth, Andrew, Redmayne, Mike 2010

        Book  See Chapter 9: 'Pre-trial issues: disclosure, delay, and abuse of process'

  9. Seminar 9 - Retrospective Justice and Prosecution Under International Law 9 items
    1. Essential Reading 9 items
      1. Transitional justice and the rule of law in new democracies - A. James McAdams, Helen Kellogg Institute for International Studies 1997

        Book  See Dugard, J. 'Retrospective Justice: International Law and The South African Model' 269-290 and Acuna, C. and Smulovitz, C. 'Guarding The Guardians In Argentina' 93-113

      2. An introduction to the International Criminal Court - William Schabas 2017 (electronic resource)

        Book  Available as a Cambridge Core eBook

      3. The Court Becomes Operational - William A. Schabas

        Chapter  Available as part of a Cambridge Core eBook

      4. Triggering the Jurisdiction - William A. Schabas

        Chapter  Available as part of a Cambridge Core eBook

      5. Trial and Appeal - William A. Schabas

        Chapter  Available as part of a Cambridge Core eBook

      6. Handbook of transnational crime and justice - Philip L. Reichel, Jay S. Albanese 2013, ©2014 (electronic resource)

        Book  Available as an EBSCO eBook. Read Chapter 16: Joutsen, M. 'International Instruments on Cooperation in Responding to Transnational Crime'

  10. Seminar 10 - Comparative Perspective on Prosecution 5 items
    1. Essential Reading 5 items
      1. Hard bargains: the coercive power of drug laws in federal court - Mona Pauline Lynch 2016 (electronic resource)

        Book  Available as an eBook Central eBook. See Introduction and Ch. 2 which talks about the introduction and effects of mandatory sentencing on prosecutors (especially Fig. 2.1)

      2. Prosecutors and democracy: a cross-national study 2017 (electronic resource)

        Book  Available as an eBook Central eBook. Read Chapters 3; 5 and 10

  11. Seminar 11 - Regulatory Approaches to Criminal Law? Prosecuting White Collar Crime 8 items
    1. Essential Reading 8 items
      1. Misdemeanorland: criminal courts and social control in an age of broken windows policing - Issa Kohler-Hausmann 2018 (electronic resource)

        Book  Available as an EBSCO ebook. See Introduction and Chapter 2

      2. Regulating law - Parker, Christine 2004

        Book  See Lacey, N. 'Criminalization as Regulation: The Role of Criminal Law' 144-167 - also available via the SSRN website - see next entry

      3. Criminalisation as Regulation: The Role of Criminal Law (Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 50) - Nicola Lacey 2004

        Article  Available to download via the SSRN (Social Sciences Research Network) website

      4. The handbook of the criminal justice process - McConville, Michael, Wilson, Geoffrey Philip 2002

        Book  Read Chapter 8: Allen, Rob 'Alternatives to Prosecution' 167-181 and Chapter 28: Hoyle, Carolyn and Young, Richard 'Restorative Justice: Assessing Prospects and Pitfalls' 525-548.

  12. Key Texts 10 items
    1. Criminal justice - Sanders, Andrew, Young, Richard, Burton, Mandy 2010

      Book Essential 4th ed

    2. The criminal process - Ashworth, Andrew, Redmayne, Mike 2010

      Book Essential 4th ed

    3. The handbook of the criminal justice process - McConville, Michael, Wilson, Geoffrey Philip 2002

      Book Essential

    4. Comparative criminal justice systems - Dammer, Harry R., Albanese, Jay S. 2010

      Book  Provides a comprehensive overview of the comparative study of policing, prosecution and punishment.

    5. Coercion to compromise: plea bargaining, the courts and the making of political authority - Vogel, Mary E. 2007

      Book Essential Explores the emergence of plea bargaining historically as a practice of discretionary informality in law that today produces a majority of the convictions in the criminal courts.

    6. Crime, inequality and the state - Vogel, Mary E. 2007

      Book Essential Explores recent changes in policing and court practice and considers new challenges for prosecution and defence arising in today's political climate.

    7. The global transformations reader: an introduction to the globalization debate - Held, David, McGrew, Anthony G. 2003

      Book Essential 2nd ed. - Provides an excellent introduction to globalization as the context for some of the new transnational challenges to which prosecutors are responding today

    8. An introduction to English legal history - Baker, John Hamilton 2002

      Book Essential 4th ed

  13. Text and materials on the criminal justice process - Nicola Padfield, Jonathan Bild 2016

    Book  Also available as an eBook Central eBook