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An anonymous barrister offers a shocking, darkly comic and very moving journey through the legal system - and explains how it's failing all of us.

Produktbeschreibung
An anonymous barrister offers a shocking, darkly comic and very moving journey through the legal system - and explains how it's failing all of us.
  • Produktdetails
  • Verlag: Pan Macmillan
  • Artikelnr. des Verlages: 74977
  • Seitenzahl: 373
  • Altersempfehlung: ab 18 Jahre
  • Erscheinungstermin: April 2019
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 197mm x 132mm x 27mm
  • Gewicht: 274g
  • ISBN-13: 9781509841141
  • ISBN-10: 1509841148
  • Artikelnr.: 54086918
Autorenporträt
The Secret Barrister is a junior barrister specialising in criminal law, and the author of the award-winning blog www.thesecretbarrister.com. The Secret Barrister writes for The Times, Counsel magazine, New Statesman and i news, and has appeared in the Guardian, the Sun, the Mirror, Esquire, Huffington Post and Solicitors Journal. In 2016 and 2017, the Secret Barrister was named Independent Blogger of the Year at the Editorial Intelligence Comment Awards. In 2018, the Secret Barrister was named Legal Personality of The Year at the Law Society Awards. Their first book, The Secret Barrister: Stories of the Law and How It's Broken, was a Sunday Times top-ten hardback bestseller for twenty-four consecutive weeks.
Inhaltsangabe
Introduction
i: Introduction: My Opening Speech Chapter
1: Welcome to the Criminal Courtroom Chapter
2: The Wild West: The Magistrates' Court Chapter
3: Imprisoning the Innocent: Remand and Bail Chapter
4: Watching the Guilty Walk Free: Prosecuting on the Cheap Chapter
5: The Devil's Greatest Trick: Putting the Victim First Chapter
6: Defenceless and Indefensible Chapter
7: Legal Aid Myths and the Innocence Tax Chapter
8: Trial on Trial: Part I
The Case Against Chapter
9: Trial on Trial: Part II
The Case for the Defence Chapter
10: The Big Sentencing Con Chapter
11: The Courage of Our Convictions: Appeal Chapter
12: My Closing Speech