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  1. Key Text 1 item
    1. Criminal justice - Andrew Sanders, Richard Young, Mandy Burton c2010

      Book Essential Reading A really useful and comprehensive introduction to the criminal justice process.

  2. Week 1: Introduction to the Criminal Justice System 4 items
    1. Criminal justice - Andrew Sanders, Richard Young, Mandy Burton c2010

      Book Essential Reading Read chapter 1

    2. Criminology: a sociological introduction - Eamonn Carrabine 2009 (electronic resource)

      Book Background Reading Read Chapter 16

    3. Justice as Fairness - John Rawls 04/1958

      Article Recommended Reading

  3. Week 2: Actus Reus and Mens Rea 3 items
    1. Smith, Hogan, & Ormerod's essentials of criminal law - John Child, D. C. Ormerod, J. C. Smith 2017

      Book Essential Reading Chapter 4

    2. Smith, Hogan, & Ormerod's essentials of criminal law - John Child, D. C. Ormerod, J. C. Smith 2017

      Book Recommended Reading Chapter 13

    3. Smith, Hogan, & Ormerod's essentials of criminal law - John Child, D. C. Ormerod, J. C. Smith 2017

      Book Recommended Reading Chapter 14

  4. Week 3: Building a Case: From detection to charge 7 items
    1. Seminar preparation

      Research the miscarriage of justice cases of the Birmingham Six, the Guildford Four, Sally Clark and Barri White.

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

      Book Essential Reading Chapter 15, Pages 253 - 284

    3. Criminal justice under stress - Silvia Casale, Eric Stockdale 1992

      Book Recommended Reading Read Rozenberg chapter pp. 91-117

    4. Criminal justice - Andrew Sanders, Richard Young, Mandy Burton c2010

      Book Recommended Reading Skim read chapters 2-6

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

      Book Recommended Reading Read chapter 4 pp. 59-73

    6. Recommended  (Most available via Canvas)

      Rozenberg, Joshua, (1992) "Miscarriages of justice" from Criminal justice under stress pp.91-117, Blackstone

       

      Grounds, A. (2005). Understanding the effects of wrongful imprisonment. Crime and Justice 32, pp. 1-58.

       Nobles, R and Schiff, D. (2004) 'A Story of Miscarriage: Law in the Media' in Journal of Law and Society 31(2):221-244. (Discusses the contrast between media reporting and court of appeal judgements in the Sally Clark case).

       

      Chapter 2 'stop and search' subsection 2.2 pages 72-88 only in Sanders, A., Young, R. & Burton, M. (2010) Criminal Justice, 4th edition, Oxford University Press

       

      Ashworth, A. (1998). Should Police be Allowed to use Deceptive Practices? Law Quarterly Review, 114.

       

      Sharpe, S. (2002) 'Covert Surveillance and the Use of Informants' in McConville, M. and G. Wilson (2002). The Handbook of The Criminal Justice Process, pp 59-73, Oxford University Press.

  5. Week 4: Old Bailey 0 items
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  6. Week 5: Prosecutions and the mass production of guilty pleas 3 items
    1. Criminal justice - Andrew Sanders, Richard Young, Mandy Burton c2010

      Book Recommended Reading Briefly read chapters 7&8

    2. Recommended further reading

      Chapter 7 & 8 in Sanders, A., Young, R. & Burton, M. (2010) Criminal Justice, 4th

      Tata, C. (2010). A sense of justice: The role of pre-sentence reports in the production (and disruption) of guilt and guilty pleas. Punishment and Society, 12(3), pp. 239-261

       

       McConville, M. (1998). Plea Bargaining: Ethics and Politics. Journal of Law and Society, 25(4), pp. 562-587.

  7. Week 6: Trial by Judge and Jury 3 items
    1. Forensic psychology - Graham J. Towl, David A. Crighton c2010 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended Reading Read Chapter 15 on Jury Decision Making

    2. Criminal justice - Andrew Sanders, Richard Young, Mandy Burton c2010

      Book Recommended Reading Read Chapter 10

  8. Week 7: Adversarial and Inquisitorial models of justice 2 items
    1. Criminal justice - Andrew Sanders, Richard Young, Mandy Burton c2010

      Book Essential Reading Read Chapter 1

    2. A theory of justice - John Rawls 2005 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended Reading Read Chapter 1: Justice as Fairness

  9. Week 8: Correcting miscarriages of justice 9 items
    1. Putting wrongs to right: Campaigns against miscarriages of justice - S. P. Savage, J. Grieve, S. Poyser 01/02/2007

      Article Essential Reading

    2. Nobles, R and Schiff, D. (2009) 'Public Confidence in Criminal Justice: The Lessons from Miscarriages of Justice' in The Howard Journal 48(5):461-471.

      Available at: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1468-2311.2009.00588.x/pdf 

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

      Book Recommended Reading Read pages 512-522

    4. Criminal justice - Andrew Sanders, Richard Young, Mandy Burton c2010

      Book Recommended Reading Read chapters 11-13

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

      Book Recommended Reading Read chapter 9 on appeal and review decisions

    6. Forensic psychology: concepts, debates and practice - Joanna R. Adler, Jacqueline M. Gray 2010

      Book Recommended Reading Read chapter 3

    7. Criminal justice 2nd Ed (Eds: Hucklesby & Wahidin)

      Book Recommended Reading Read chapter 10 on victims in the criminal justice process

    8. In the name of the law: the collapse of criminal justice - David Rose 1996

      Book Recommended Reading Read chapter 8: The collapse of criminal justice

    9. Public protection and the criminal justice process - Mike Nash 2006

      Book Recommended Reading Read chapter 10

  10. Week 9: Bias in the Criminal Justice System 4 items
    1. Seminar: McAra, L. and McVie, S. (2005) The ususal suspects - street-life young people and the police. Criminal Justice, 5(1): 5-36

      Questions: • What do McAra and McVie mean by the 'usual suspects'?
      • What factors lead young people to first come to the attention of the police?
      • What are the implications of this for bias in the Criminal Justice System?
      • Methodological limitations of the paper?

    2. The penal system: an introduction - Michael Cavadino, James Dignan, George Mair 2013

      Book Essential Reading Read chapter 10

    3. Exercising discretion: decision making in the criminal justice system and beyond - Loraine Gelsthorpe, Nicola Padfield 2003 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended Reading Read chapter 3

    4. Gaylin, W. (1974) 'Disparity' In Gaylin,W. 'Partial Justice: A study of bias in sentencing' pp. 3-14.

  11. Week 10: The Influence of the Public and the Media 5 items
    1. The handbook of the criminal justice process - Michael McConville, Geoffrey Wilson 2002

      Book Essential Reading Read Chapter 13

    2. Savage, S. et. al. (2007) 'Putting wrongs to right: Campaigns against miscarriages of justice' in Criminology & Criminal Justice 7(10): 83 – 105.

    3. A Story of Miscarriage: Law in the Media - Richard Nobles, David Schiff 06/2004

      Article Recommended Reading

    4. Greer, C. and McLaughlin, E. (2012). This is not justice: Ian Tomlinson, Institutional failure and the press politics of outrage. British Journal of Criminology, 52, pp. 274-293.

  12. Week 11: Online Jurisdiction and Justice 3 items
  13. Useful Web Resources 1 item
    1. Websites

      Inside justice

      http://www.insidejusticeuk.com/

      Justice on trial (Guardian Newspaper mediated)

      http://www.theguardian.com/uk/series/justice-on-trial

      Criminal Cases Review Commission Archive http://webarchive.nationalarchives.gov.uk/20110215111039/http://www.ccrc.gov.uk/

      Criminal Cases Review Commission at Ministry of Justice http://www.justice.gov.uk/about/criminal-cases-review-commission

      The Home Office http://www.homeoffice.gov.uk

      The Crown Prosecution [http://www.cps.gov.uk/index.html]

      UK Law online [Miscarriages of Justice

      Institute of Criminology, Cambridge University [http://www.crim.cam.ac.uk/

      http://www.leeds.ac.uk/law/hamlyn/justice.htm

      Centre for Criminological Research and Probation Studies Unit [http://www.crim.ox.ac.uk/]

      Crime Stoppers, U.K. [http://www.crimestoppers-uk.org

      The Criminal Policy Research Unit http://www.sbu.ac.uk/cpru              

       HM Inspectorate of Constabularies http://www.homeoffice.gov.uk/hmic/hmic.htm

      European Society of Criminology http://esc-eurocrim.org/

      National Criminal Intelligence Service (NCIS) http://www.ncis.co.uk/

      The National Probation Service http://www.probation.homeoffice.gov.uk/output/Page1.asp

      The Police Services of the UK http://www.police.uk

      HM Prison Service Website http://www.hmprisonservice.gov.uk/

      The Youth Justice Board http://www.youth-justice-board.gov.uk              

      The British Society of Criminology http://www.britsoccrim.org/