Origins of Adversary Criminal Trial

ISBN-10: 0199287236
ISBN-13: 9780199287239
Edition: 2005
Authors: John H. Langbein
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Description: The lawyer-dominated adversary system of criminal trial, which now typifies practice in Anglo-American legal systems, developed in England in the eighteenth century. Using hitherto unexplored sources from London's Old Bailey Court, Professor  More...

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Book details

List price: $60.00
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 9/1/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 360
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.210
Language: English

The lawyer-dominated adversary system of criminal trial, which now typifies practice in Anglo-American legal systems, developed in England in the eighteenth century. Using hitherto unexplored sources from London's Old Bailey Court, Professor Langbein shows how and why lawyers were able to capture the trial, and he supplies a path-breaking account of the formation of the law of criminal evidence.

Introduction
The Lawyer-Free Criminal Trial
The Altercation
The Rapidity of Trial
The Rule Against Defence Counsel
The Marian Pretrial
The 'Accused Speaks' Trial
The Plight of the Accused
The Treason Trials Act of 1696: The Advent of Defense Counsel
The Treason Trials of the Later Stuarts
The Critque of the Trials
The Provisions of the Act
The Restriction to Treason
Of Aristocrats and Paupers: Treason's Legacy for Adversary Criminal Justice
The Prosecutorial Origins of Defence Counsel
Prosecution Lawyers
Prosecution Perjury
Making Forgery Felony
Evening Up: Defense Counsel Enters the Felony Trial
The Law of Criminal Evidence
The View From the Sessions Papers
The Character Rule
The Corroboration Rule
The Confession Rule
Unfinished Business: The Hearsay Rule
Groping for the Lever: Excluding Evidence
From Altercation to Adversary Trial
Latency
Silencing the Accused
Prosecution Counsel
Defense Counsel
Judicial Acquiescence
Jury Trial
The Truth Deficit

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