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Defend yourself : facing a charge in court, Tim Anderson

Label
Defend yourself : facing a charge in court
Title
Defend yourself
Title remainder
facing a charge in court
Statement of responsibility
Tim Anderson
Title variation
Facing a charge in court
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Defend Yourself is a concise guide to defending a charge in court, whether you are representing yourself, or you have a lawyer but want to understand the criminal process better. It provides a wide range of information about court procedure, trials and sentencing. It explains legal principles, with examples drawn from New South Wales
Cataloging source
ANL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1953-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Anderson, Tim
Dewey number
347.9405
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Pro se representation
  • Procedure (Law)
  • Pro se representation
  • Procedure (Law)
Target audience
adult
Label
Defend yourself : facing a charge in court, Tim Anderson
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Previous edition: 2008
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Arrest and questioning -- Identification and arrest -- Police questioning -- Detention for questioning -- Custody managers -- Taking forensic samples -- Charging -- Bail - release pending trial -- Your entitlement to release on bail -- Conditions on bail -- Failing to appear in court -- Lawyers -- Lawyers, money and ethics -- Do I need a lawyer? -- Self -representation -- Court procedure -- Putting things on the record -- Court appearances -- Court protocol -- Some serious charges can be heard summarily -- Pleas -- Considering the implications of a guilty plea -- When should I plead guilty? -- When should I plead not guilty? -- After a plea -- Hearings and trials -- Hearings -- Committals -- Trials -- Preparation -- Collect evidence early -- Obtain charge details -- Research the law -- Consider your defences -- Common law defences -- Statutory defences -- Jury defences -- Investigate the prosecution evidence -- Use subpoenas -- Apply to have the charges dropped -- Sources of legal information -- Evidence -- Evidence and witnesses -- Proof -- Examination -- Cross-examination -- Re-examination Some important categories of evidence -- Making objections -- The 'voir dire' -- Sentencing -- Evidence and submissions -- Possible sentences -- Sentences of juveniles -- Costs -- Appeals -- How to appeal -- Application for annulment -- Appeals against conviction -- Appeals to higher courts -- Appeals against sentence -- Special inquiries in New South Wales -- Further Information -- A Jury trial - typical court set-up -- Magistrate's Court - typical court set-up -- Hearing or trial Process -- Character references -- Warrants -- Finding the law -- Understanding case law references -- Legal information at your local library -- Further reading -- Contact points -- Glossary -- Index
Control code
000052516808
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
3rd edition.
Extent
xiii, 106 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781862879614
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)870300859
Label
Defend yourself : facing a charge in court, Tim Anderson
Publication
Copyright
Note
Previous edition: 2008
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Arrest and questioning -- Identification and arrest -- Police questioning -- Detention for questioning -- Custody managers -- Taking forensic samples -- Charging -- Bail - release pending trial -- Your entitlement to release on bail -- Conditions on bail -- Failing to appear in court -- Lawyers -- Lawyers, money and ethics -- Do I need a lawyer? -- Self -representation -- Court procedure -- Putting things on the record -- Court appearances -- Court protocol -- Some serious charges can be heard summarily -- Pleas -- Considering the implications of a guilty plea -- When should I plead guilty? -- When should I plead not guilty? -- After a plea -- Hearings and trials -- Hearings -- Committals -- Trials -- Preparation -- Collect evidence early -- Obtain charge details -- Research the law -- Consider your defences -- Common law defences -- Statutory defences -- Jury defences -- Investigate the prosecution evidence -- Use subpoenas -- Apply to have the charges dropped -- Sources of legal information -- Evidence -- Evidence and witnesses -- Proof -- Examination -- Cross-examination -- Re-examination Some important categories of evidence -- Making objections -- The 'voir dire' -- Sentencing -- Evidence and submissions -- Possible sentences -- Sentences of juveniles -- Costs -- Appeals -- How to appeal -- Application for annulment -- Appeals against conviction -- Appeals to higher courts -- Appeals against sentence -- Special inquiries in New South Wales -- Further Information -- A Jury trial - typical court set-up -- Magistrate's Court - typical court set-up -- Hearing or trial Process -- Character references -- Warrants -- Finding the law -- Understanding case law references -- Legal information at your local library -- Further reading -- Contact points -- Glossary -- Index
Control code
000052516808
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
3rd edition.
Extent
xiii, 106 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781862879614
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)870300859

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