Abuse of Process (3rd Edition) by Colin Wells

Abuse of Process 3rd edition by Colin Wells,  published by Oxford University Press is now available. It examines, how the concept of abuse of process operates within criminal and extradition proceedings, from pre-charge advisory stage to appellant level, covering disclosure, entrapment, delay, loss of evidence, abuse of executive power, adverse publicity and ability to participate. The 3rd edition covers all recent case law developments updating specific topic areas:·
Case management (R v Boardman [2015] EWCA Crim 175)
· Post-trial abuse (Tague [2015] EWHC 3576(Admin))
· Illegally obtained evidence (Public Prosecution Service of Northern Ireland v Elliott [2013] UKSC 32)
· Linked civil proceedings (Clayton [2014] 2 Cr App R 20)
· Disclosure Herbert Austin [2013] EWCA Crim 1028,(S)D and S(T) [2015] 2 Cr.App.R.27)
· Entrapment (Wilson v The Queen [2015] NZSC 189) and Palmer [2015] Crim L R 153)
· Delay and serious specific prejudice to a fair trial (R [2015] EWCA Crim 1941)
· Destruction and retention of evidence (DPP v Petrie [2015] EWCA 48 (Admin); Spalluto[2015] EWHC 2211 (Admin)
· Local authority prosecutions (Clayton [2014] EWCA Crim 1030)
· Special measures (OP [2014] EWHC 1944 (Admin)
· Legal representation (Crawley [2014] EWCA Crim 1028)
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