A clear and coherent package of reforms?: the Scottish Government consultation paper on the Carloway Report
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|Journal||Criminal Law Review|
|Journal publication date||Dec 2012|
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.
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