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A clear and coherent package of reforms?

A clear and coherent package of reforms? : the Scottish Government consultation paper on the Carloway Report

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Original languageEnglish
Pages909-926
JournalCriminal Law Review
Journal publication dateDec 2012
Journal number12
StatePublished

Abstract

Reflects on the main recommendations contained in the Scottish Government's Consultation Paper entitled "Reforming Scots Criminal Law and Practice: The Carloway Report". Discusses proposals relating to: (1) police custody and powers of arrest and detention; (2) police questioning and provision of legal advice; (3) the rules of evidence and the abolition of corroboration; (4) reducing delays for appeals; and (5) the role of the Scottish Criminal Cases Review Commission. Assesses the extent to which the document accords with the Government's pledge to overhaul Scotland's justice system.
© 2012 Sweet & Maxwell

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