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NCJ Number: 99096 Find in a Library
Title: Forensic Scientist's Guide to the English Legal System, Part 1 The Courts, Offences, the Legal Profession and the Judiciary
Journal: Journal of the Forensic Science Society  Volume:25  Issue:4  Dated:(1985)  Pages:269-279
Author(s): A Priston
Date Published: 1985
Page Count: 11
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom
Annotation: This review, written as a guide for forensic scientists, gives an account of the administration of justice in England and Wales. The background to, and important features of, the Courts Act of 1971 are presented, and followed by a description of the jurisdiction and constitution of the various courts. The duties and qualifications of those involved in the trial process, including appeal, are then described. (Author abstract)
Index Term(s): Court procedures; England; Expert witnesses
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