Includes bibliographical references (pages 194-204) and index.
The abuse of process doctrine and criminal justice -- Prosecutorial manipulation or misuse of process -- Delay, lost or destroyed evidence, and adverse publicity -- Police misconduct at the investigatory stage -- Entrapment -- Procedural issues.
There is at least one consideration of the doctrine of abuse of process in virtually every major criminal trial today. This title blends doctrinal discussion with theory to provide a comparative analysis of abuse of process and focuses upon the profound impact of the European Convention on Human Rights in this area.
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