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Author Corns, Christopher Thomas, 1950- author.

Title Public prosecutions in Australia : law, policy and practice / Christopher Corns.

Published Pyrmont, N.S.W. Thomson Reuters (Professional) Australia Limited, 2014.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Law  KM 582.4 K1 CORN    DUE 18-09-20 +1 RECALLED
Physical description lxiii, 623 pages ; 24 cm
Notes "Table of cases": pages [xxxiii]-xliii.
"Table of legislation": pages [lv]-lxiii.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Historical background -- The Australian model in context -- Prosecutorial roles, powers and duties -- Prosecution independence -- The decision to prosecute -- The police and prosecutions -- Victims, witnesses and the prosecution -- Prosecuting the trial and the sentencing hearing -- Prosecution appeals -- Regulatory prosecutions: Federal context -- Regulatory prosecutions: State and Territory contexts -- The DPP and the Coroner's Court -- Accountability of individual public prosecutors -- Organisational accountability and performance assessment -- The Attorney-General, prosecutions and the DPP.
Summary "Public Prosecutions in Australia: Law, Policy and Practice is a unique book which explains and critiques the law and policy regulating the conduct of contemporary public prosecutions in Australia. The work takes a national approach by setting out the fundamental common law principles which apply to all public prosecutions, and explaining and comparing the law in each jurisdiction with respect to important topics such as prosecution disclosure obligations and prosecution appeal rights. It also explores key features of the national landscape of public prosecutions in Australia."--Publisher website.
Subject Criminal procedure -- Australia.
Prosecution -- Government policy -- Australia.
Public prosecutors -- Australia.
ISBN 9780455231822