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  1. Core Texts 2 items
    The following book is recommended for purchase as a good overview of theories, rules and principles, and contemporary debates present in the criminal justice system:
    1. Criminal justice - Davies, Malcolm, Croall, Hazel, Tyrer, Jane 2010

      Book  The previous edition is also available as an e-book , please see next item in the list

  2. Key Readings 6 items
    Whilst not essential the following readings also provide a helpful overview of the Criminal Justice System, especially when compiling your essays. Please note many of these readings also have earlier editions in the library, which, while not up-to-date, still contain much useful information too.
    1. From Suspect to Trial - A. Sanders

      Chapter  This is available as a digital text.

    2. The criminal process - Ashworth, Andrew, Redmayne, Mike 2010

      Book 

    3. The criminal justice system: an introduction - Gibson, Bryan, Cavadino, Paul, Faulkner, David 2008

      Book 

    4. Criminal justice: an introduction to crime and the criminal justice system - Joyce, Peter c2006

      Book 

    5. The handbook of the criminal justice process - McConville, Michael, Wilson, Geoffrey Philip 2002

      Book 

    6. Criminal justice - Sanders, Andrew, Young, Richard, Burton, Mandy 2010

      Book 

  3. Useful Web Addresses 12 items
    The internet is a useful resource, but beware it also contains a lot of unattributed rubbish. Some websites are much better than others. Many of the Home Office and Ministry of Justice journal publications listed are available free of charge from their respective electronic journal websites.
    1. Home Office 5 items
    2. Ministry of Justice 3 items
    3. Legislation and Codes of Practice 4 items
      1. Recent UK Legislation

        Website  Recent criminal justice legislation can be downloaded free on here.

      2. Police - Home Office

        Webpage  Official documents on the police can be found on here.

  4. Study Skills 4 items
    It is also recommended that you consult the University's Skills Service for workshops and online guides on essay writing.
    1. Assignments and Essay Writing - University of Hull Skills Service

      Website  On essay writing.

    2. LibGuides - University of Hull Library and Learning Innovation

      Website  Library advice.

    3. Undergraduate Referencing & Plagiarism - University of Hull Skills Service

      Website  Referencing.

  5. E-books and Digitized Readings 1 item
    1. As well as hard copies in the library the University and department of Social Sciences have also purchased in recent years many digital or electronic versions of hard back books. These e-books have a number of advantages in that they can be accessed off-campus, on your PC or laptop, anytime. Unlike hard copies there is no risk that all the books will be out on loan. You can also print pages from the e-books too. However, there is often a limit to the number of pages that each student can print. For information on how to access e-books, please see http://libguides.hull.ac.uk/content.php?pid=354204&sid=2909134

      In addition to the core text, each lecture is accompanied by an essential reading which you are expected to read as part of your preparation for tutorials. The majority of these have been digitized and are available via links on this list and on the module's eBridge site. These are marked in the notes section of the resource in the reading list.

  6. Week 2: Introduction 8 items
    Students should consult some of the sources listed for each week's lecture. We do not expect students to read everything that is on the reading lists.
    1. Key Reading 1 item
      1. From Suspect to Trial (chapter 28) - A. Sanders

        Chapter Essential This is available as a digital text

    2. Further Reading 7 items
      1. The criminal process - Ashworth, Andrew, Redmayne, Mike 2010

        Book 

      2. Criminal justice theory: an introduction - Burke, Roger Hopkins 2012

        Book  See Chapter 5

      3. The penal system: an introduction - Cavadino, Michael, Dignan, James 2007

        Book 

      4. Criminal justice - Davies, Malcolm, Croall, Hazel, Tyrer, Jane 2010

        Book  See chapter 1 (The earlier edition is available as an ebook)

      5. The handbook of the criminal justice process - McConville, Michael, Wilson, Geoffrey Philip 2002

        Book  See Chapter 1

      6. Criminal justice - Sanders, Andrew, Young, Richard, Burton, Mandy 2010

        Book 

  7. Week 3: The Crime Control and Due Process Models of Justice 14 items
    1. Key Reading 1 item
      1. Two Models of the Criminal Process (chapter 8) - Herbert L Packer

        Chapter Essential This is available as a digital text

    2. Further Reading 13 items
      1. The Presumption of Innocence in English Criminal Law - Meredith Blake, Andrew Ashworth 1996

        Article  This journal article is available online via Westlaw. Click on the link given, log into Westlaw and search for the article. Limit your search to the Document title and within Journals only to narrow your search.

      2. Criminal justice - Davies, Malcolm, Croall, Hazel, Tyrer, Jane 2010

        Book  See chapter 7 & pages 25-29

      3. The due process of law - Denning, Alfred Denning 1980

        Book  See link to access ebook of 2004 edition.

      4. Debates in criminal justice: key themes and issues - Ellis, Tom, Savage, Stephen P. 2012

        Book  See Chapter 1, pages 7-33

      5. Reconstructing criminal law: text and materials - Lacey, Nicola, Wells, Celia, Quick, Oliver c2003

        Book  See Chapter 3

      6. The case for the prosecution: police suspects and the construction of criminality - McConville, Michael, Leng, Roger, Sanders, Andrew 1991

        Book 

      7. Descriptive or criminal sociology: the choice is yours - M. McConville, A. Sanders, R. Leng 1997

        Article 

  8. Week 4: Police Powers: Stop and Search (PACE) and Arrest 13 items
    1. Key Reading 1 item
      1. Policing (chapter 6) - Ben Bowling, Coretta Phillips

        Chapter  This is available as a digital text

    2. Further Reading 12 items
      1. Race and criminal justice - Bhui, Hindpal Singh 2009

        Book  See chapter 3 especially

      2. Police Stops, Decision Making and Practice - Paul Quinton, Nick Bland, Joel Miller 2000

        Document 

      3. The politics of the police - Reiner, Robert 2010

        Book  See Chapter 5, pages 159-171

      4. Criminal justice - Sanders, Andrew, Young, Richard, Burton, Mandy 2010

        Book  See Chapters 2 and 3

      5. Understanding race and crime - Webster, Colin 2007

        Book  See chapter 6

  9. Week 5: The Detention and Interview of Suspects at a Police Station 14 items
    1. Key Reading 1 item
    2. Further Reading 13 items
      1. The criminal process - Ashworth, Andrew, Redmayne, Mike 2010

        Book  See Chapter 4

      2. PACE ten years on: a review of the research - Brown, David, Great Britain 1997

        Book 

      3. Incompetent police station advice and the exclusion of evidence - Ed Cape 2002

        Article  This journal article is available online via Westlaw. Click on the link given, log into Westlaw and search for the article. Limit your search to the Document title and within Journals only to narrow your search.

      4. The revised PACE Codes of Practice: A further step towards inquisitorialism - Ed Cape 2003

        Article  This journal article is available online via Westlaw. Click on the link given, log into Westlaw and search for the article. Limit your search to the Document title and within Journals only to narrow your search.

      5. Non tape recorded cell confession evidence - on Trial - Jeremy Dein 2002

        Article  This journal article is available online via Westlaw. Click on the link given, log into Westlaw and search for the article. Limit your search to the Document title and within Journals only to narrow your search.

      6. Silence in the police station: the marginalisation of s. 34 - Ian Dennis 2002

        Article  This journal article is available online via Westlaw. Click on the link given, log into Westlaw and search for the article. Limit your search to the Document title and within Journals only to narrow your search.

      7. Vulnerable suspects and the appropriate adult - Jacqueline Hodgson 1997

        Article  This journal article is available online via Westlaw. Click on the link given, log into Westlaw and search for the article. Limit your search to the Document title and within Journals only to narrow your search.

      8. Choice, Privacy and Publicly Funded Legal Advice at Police Stations - Rosemary Pattenden., Layla Skinns 2010

        Article  This journal article is available online via Westlaw. Click on the link given, log into Westlaw and search for the article. Limit your search to the Document title and within Journals only to narrow your search.

      9. Criminal justice - Sanders, Andrew, Young, Richard 2007

        Book  See Chapter 4

      10. Revised PACE Codes of Practice - Michael Zander July 2004

        Article 

  10. Week 6: Police Gathering of Evidence: A Review of Some Police Investigative Techniques 12 items
    1. Key Reading 1 item
      1. Non-interrogatory Evidence (chapter 6) - Andrew Sanders, Richard Young, Mandy Burton

        Chapter  This is available as a digital text

    2. Further Reading 11 items
      1. Re-drawing the boundaries of entrapment - Andrew Ashworth 2002

        Article  This journal article is available online via Westlaw. Click on the link given, log into Westlaw and search for the article. Limit your search to the Document title and within Journals only to narrow your search.

      2. Informers: policing, policy, practice - Billingsley, Roger, Nemitz, Teresa, Bean, Philip T. 2001

        Book 

      3. Wot, no consent? - Sharon Korek 2002

        Article 

      4. Telephone intercepts and their admissibility - David Ormerod 2004

        Article  This journal article is available online via Westlaw. Click on the link given, log into Westlaw and search for the article. Limit your search to the Document title and within Journals only to narrow your search.

      5. Criminal profiling: an introduction to behavioral evidence analysis - Turvey, Brent E., Baeza, John J. 1999

        Book 

  11. Week 7: The Right to Bail 10 items
    1. Key Reading 1 item
      1. Criminal justice - Davies, Malcolm, Croall, Hazel, Tyrer, Jane 2010

        Book  Pages 287-292.

    2. Further Reading 9 items
      1. The criminal process - Ashworth, Andrew, Redmayne, Mike 2010

        Book  See Chapter 8.

      2. The use and abuse of conditional bail - Anthea Hucklesby 2009

        Article 

      3. Not necessarily a trip to the police station: the introduction of street bail - Anthea Hucklesby 2004

        Article  This journal article is available online via Westlaw. Click on the link given, log into Westlaw and search for the article. Limit your search to the Document title and within Journals only to narrow your search.

      4. Tackling Offending on Bail - Anthea Hucklesby, Emma Marshall 2000

        Article 

      5. The handbook of the criminal justice process - McConville, Michael, Wilson, Geoffrey Philip 2002

        Book  See Chapter 7

      6. Understanding bail in Britain - Paterson, Fiona M. S. 1996

        Book 

      7. The new bail system - Peter Wilcock, Joel Bennathan 2004

        Article 

  12. Week 8: The Prosecution of Offences: The CPS 9 items
    1. Key Reading 1 item
      1. Prosecutions (chapter 7) - Andrew Ashworth, Mike Redmayne

        Chapter  This is available as a digital text

    2. Further Reading 8 items
      1. The Code for Crown Prosecutors - CPS Policy Directorate 2010

        Document 

      2. Criminal justice - Hucklesby, Anthea Louise, Wahidin, Azrini 2009

        Book  See pp. 61-82 'The prosecution process'.

      3. Preparing the Prosecution Case - Alan Mackie, J. Burrows, R. Tarling 1999

        Article  This journal article is available online via Westlaw. Click on the link given, log into Westlaw and search for the article. Limit your search to the Document title and within Journals only to narrow your search.

      4. The handbook of the criminal justice process - McConville, Michael, Wilson, Geoffrey Philip 2002

        Book  See Chapters 9 and 10

      5. An Independent Crown Prosecution Service? - Andrew Sanders 1986

        Article  This journal article is available online via Westlaw. Click on the link given, log into Westlaw and search for the article. Limit your search to the Document title and within Journals only to narrow your search.

      6. Criminal justice - Sanders, Andrew, Young, Richard, Burton, Mandy 2010

        Book  See Chapters 4 and 5

  13. Week 9: The Defendant in Court 13 items
    1. Key Reading 1 item
      1. Two tiers of justice - Doreen McBarnet

        Chapter  This is available as a digital text

    2. Further Reading 12 items
      1. The criminal process - Ashworth, Andrew, Redmayne, Mike 2010

        Book  See Chapters 8, 9 and 10

      2. Rethinking sexual history evidence: proposals for fairer trials - Di Birch 2002

        Article  This journal article is available online via Westlaw. Click on the link given, log into Westlaw and search for the article. Limit your search to the Document title and within Journals only to narrow your search.

      3. Magistrates' justice - Carlen, Pat 1976

        Book 

      4. Criminal justice - Davies, Malcolm, Croall, Hazel, Tyrer, Jane 2009

        Book  See chapters 9 and 10

      5. Exercising discretion: decision-making in the criminal justice system and beyond - Gelsthorpe, Loraine R., Padfield, Nicola 2003

        Book 

      6. The judiciary in the magistrates' courts - R. Morgan, N. Russell 2000

        Document 

      7. Criminal justice - Sanders, Andrew, Young, Richard, Burton, Mandy 2010

        Book  See Chapter 7

  14. Week 10: Miscarriages of Justice 15 items
    1. Key Reading 1 item
    2. Further Reading 14 items
      1. The criminal process - Ashworth, Andrew, Redmayne, Mike 2010

        Book  See Chapter 1

      2. Criminal justice in crisis - McConville, Michael, Bridges, Lee 1994

        Book 

      3. The case for the prosecution: police suspects and the construction of criminality - McConville, Michael, Leng, Roger, Sanders, Andrew 1991

        Book  See Chapter 9

      4. Rethinking miscarriages of justice: beyond the tip of the iceberg - Naughton, Michael 2007

        Book 

      5. Understanding miscarriages of justice: law, the media, and the inevitability of crisis - Nobles, Richard, Schiff, David 2000

        Book  Also available as an ebook, please click on web link given

      6. The Royal Commission on Criminal Justice: report - Runciman, W. G., Great Britain 1993

        Book 

      7. Cell confessions: how miscarriages of justice can be avoided - Laurence Toczek 2002

        Article  Click on link and choose the article from 30th May 2002.

      8. Miscarriages of justice: a review of justice in error - Walker, Clive, Starmer, Keir 1999

        Book 

  15. Week 11: Sentencing and Module Review 10 items
    1. Key Reading 2 items
      1. Sentencing (chapter 5) - Gavin Dingwall

        Chapter  This is available as a digital text

      2. Justifying punishment (chapter 2) - M. Cavadino, J. Dignan

        Chapter  This is available as a digital text

    2. Sentencing 8 items
      1. Sentencing - A. Ashworth

        Chapter 

      2. Taking the politics out of sentencing - Ben Mills 2002

        Article  This is available as a digital text

      3. Judicial discretion in sentencing (chapter 3) - D. Thomas

        Chapter  This is available as a digital text

      4. Disproportionate Sentences as Human Rights Violations - Dirk van Zyl Smit and Andrew Ashworth Jul., 2004

        Article 

      5. Going around in circles? Reflections on fifty years of change in sentencing - Martin Wasik 2004

        Article  This journal article is available online via Westlaw. Click on the link given, log into Westlaw and search for the article. Limit your search to the Document title and within Journals only to narrow your search.

  16. Going beyond your reading list 1 item
    1. You will find further information about the resources available in your subject area via the Criminology LibGuide (opens in new window). General  access to Skills support and Library services can also be found here (opens in new window)