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The Inquest Book

Author : Caroline Cross
ISBN : 9781782255697
Genre : Law
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Coronial Law is an area that attracts great public scrutiny, reflected in the recent establishment of the office of the Chief Coroner, and the number of Judges of the High Court and the Court of Appeal made deputy assistant coroners to particularly sensitive inquests. It is also an area of law that has changed significantly in recent years since the new Coroners and Justice Act 2009 came into force in 2013. This book provides practitioners with an up-to-date and comprehensive guide to the law of coroners and inquests. Written by barristers practising in the field, it addresses changes to the structure and jurisprudence of coroners' courts in a straightforward, accessible manner. The book is helpfully structured according to the elements of an inquest or the subject matter of a coroner's investigation. Each chapter provides an overview of the legal issues, statutory material and other sources of guidance, followed by case summaries and extracts where the relevant issues are discussed. In addition, there are useful appendices of relevant materials, including applicable legislation and the Chief Coroner's Guidance. The book is an essential companion for practitioners of coronial law, indispensable to novices and seasoned practitioners alike.

Death Investigation And The Coroner S Inquest

Author : Ian R. Freckelton
ISBN : 0195507002
Genre : Social Science
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Death Investigation and the Coroner's Inquest is a major text on coroners' law, medicine and practice. It is the first such work with international, cross-disciplinary, policy, historical and literary perspectives. The book focuses on law and practice in Australia and New Zealand but draws upon law, practice and scholarly writing from the United Kingdom, Ireland, Canada and the United States, as well as illustrative cases and experience from the Asia-Pacific region. The book bridges the divide between traditional legal texts dealing with inquests and with appears from coroners' decisions, and those forensic medical and scientific texts dealing with pathology, autopsy practice and other technical aspects of death investigation. Death Investigation and the Coroner's Inquest addresses homicides, fatalities in workplaces, hospitals and prisons, and deaths from mass disasters and genocidal massacres. It analyses the contemporary role of the coroner and how the institution of coronership is likely to evolve in the post-Shipman era. It will be useful to coroners, lawyers, medical practitioners, police officers and others interested in death investigation and the operation and parameters of coroners' inquests.

In The Arms Of The Law

Author : Phil Scraton
ISBN : UOM:39015015362901
Genre : Political Science
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Author : John Cooper
ISBN : 9781847316530
Genre : Law
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The last year has seen the largest and most comprehensive reform of Coronial Law since the early nineteenth century. The new Coroners and Justice Act 2009 impacts upon every aspect of the Inquest and this comprehensive new work lays out both the substantive law and new procedure following the recent legislation and authorities. The whole coronial process is laid out in distinct chapters which consider the present and developing law. The book provides practical guidance from the beginning to the end of the process and includes a special chapter on Military inquests, creating an invaluable reference for both the practitioner and student of this fast developing area of law.

The Inquest Handbook

Author : Hugh Selby
ISBN : 1862872457
Genre : Coroners
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The book explains the role and objectives of the inquest. It highlights the forms of investigations in several types of fatal accident and gives guidance about the central legal issues and matters of case preparation and presentation. Starting with chapters on the law and the lawyer's preparation, it then discusses what the police do and why, the place of the autopsy, coroner's enquiries and recommendations, and the reasons for and extent of media interest. It covers the forms of investigations in road accidents, natural disasters, drug overdoses, medical or surgical mishaps, pathology and sudden unexpected infant death. It emphasises that inquests are collaborative ventures, often multi-disciplinary events and multi-party, too. Derrick W Hand, New South Wales State Coroner, recommends the book:"The Inquest Handbook is of great importance because it contains up-to-date, comprehensive information by persons considered expert in their field. Not only will it help those working in the coronial jurisdiction, it will also help others to understand the coronial process."

Coroners Courts

Author : Christopher P. Dorries
ISBN : 1841742465
Genre : Law
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The role of the coroner is greatly misunderstood, not least within the legal and medical professions. Yet inquests will often have great significance for those involved and can attract considerable media attention. Verdicts of 'neglect' and 'unlawful killing' are increasingly sought, particularly with changes brought about by Human Rights cases. This new edition of Coroners' Courts offers a clear route map through the confusion and misconceptions surrounding the inquest and work of the coroner. Designed in a user-friendly way, with a comprehensive index enabling easy access to key subjects, the work provides analysis of all the major issues arising from the coroner's investigation of a death. The book includes analysis of developments such as recent cases on neglect; the definition of an unnatural death in the light of the Touche case; tissue retention; and guidance on identification of the deceased following the Marchioness Inquiry. Written by a full-time coroner, this practical book provides an insight into the working of a coroner's court with explanations of the coroner's duties, the purpose of the inquest, the implications of the coroner's verdict, and how to give evidence at an inquest.

Prison Suicide

Author : Tomczak, Philippa
ISBN : 9781529203615
Genre : Social Science
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Although prison suicide is a global problem, there is little knowledge about the investigations occurring after prison suicides. Addressing this gap, this book provides the first detailed case study of the investigations that follow prison suicides: using England and Wales. Despite the large range of institutions that monitor English and Welsh prisons, suicides reached a record high in 2016, with the rate having doubled since 2012. These deaths represent the sharp end of a continuum of suffering, self-harm, despair and distress within prisons, which affects prisoners, their families and prison staff. This book details and critiques the lengthy and expensive police, ombudsman and coroner investigations that follow prison suicides. Drawing on extensive document analysis, including analysis of over 100 Prison and Probation Ombudsman fatal incident investigations, and original semi-structured interviews with stakeholders undertaken between 2016-2017, this book provides a novel analysis of prison oversight.

Commentarii De Bello Civili

Author : Julius Caesar
ISBN : STANFORD:36105002123789
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Bodies Of Evidence

Author : Ian Burney
ISBN : 080186240X
Genre : Law
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The mere fact of its having survived from at least the twelfth century (some claimed for it an earlier, Saxon pedigree) lent the inquest the trappings of an exemplary embodiment of the 'genius of English reform.'"—from Bodies of Evidence

Keine Verdachtsmomente

Author : Helen Mulgray
ISBN : 9783827071705
Genre : Fiction
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Was wäre Drogenfahnderin Deborah Jane Smith ohne ihre clevere Spürkatze Gorgonzola? Ihr neuer Fall verschlägt die beiden ins nebelverhangene Schottland. Als es zu einer Reihe tödlicher »Unfälle« kommt, ist klar: Smith und Gorgonzola haben es mit skrupellosen Profis zu tun. Ein gefährliches Katz-und-Maus-Spiel beginnt.

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