Practical Guidance Criminal Law

Practical Guidance Criminal will guide you through the procedural aspects of criminal law matters from time of arrest through to bail, trial, sentencing, appeals and costs. With practice tips to help you navigate a range of offences, as well as police procedures, trial process and courtroom etiquette, you can concentrate on ensuring the best outcome for your client.

The module provides regularly updated overviews, guidance notes, checklists, forms, precedents cases and legislation, displayed in an intuitive format, so you have all your criminal law resources in one place.

Whether you’re an experienced practitioner looking for a faster route to the answer; a lawyer working in unfamiliar area of law; or someone new to the profession seeking to hit the ground running, Practical Guidance Criminal is the perfect place to start.

  Key
Features
  • 22 Topics
  • 80+ subtopics, each containing:
    • Topic overviews
    • Guidance notes
    • Checklists
    • Precedents
    • Links to relevant legislation and case law
  • Toolkits with Flowcharts, Tables and Client Information materials
  • Latest Legal Updates
  Topics
Covered
  • Criminal liability
  • Offences against the person
  • Property offences
  • Family violence
  • Sexual offences
  • Drug offences
  • Traffic offences
  • Summary offences
  • Disclosure
  • Bail
  • Diversion
  • Legal aid
  • Procedure
  • Evidence
  • Mentally impaired persons
  • Search and surveillance
  • Name suppression
  • Media guidelines
  • Appeals
  • Sentencing
  • Victims’ orders against violent offenders
  • Youth justice
  Referenced
Sources
  • Garrow and Turkington’s Criminal Law
  • Abbott and Thompson District Courts Practice (Criminal)
  • Sim’s Court Practice
  • Hall’s Sentencing
  • Cross on Evidence
  • Becroft and Hall’s Transport Law