Disclosure in Criminal Proceedings

A comprehensive understanding of the law of disclosure is vital for any criminal lawyer. This book examines all issues of disclosure in criminal proceedings, and the respective roles and responsibilities of the courts and the parties are fully analysed. The Criminal Procedure and Investigations Act 1996 fundamentally changed the existing common law regime, and the provisions of the Act and its effect are discussed in depth. This step-by-step guide will ensure that the practitioner considers all relevant issues, and is based on the author's practical experience in a leading criminal litigation firm. * Focuses specifically from the criminal law perspective * Looks in detail at the major changes introduced by the Criminal Procedure and Investigations Act 1996 * Addresses this complex area from a practical angle