The current globalization of informational access, criminal activity and terrorist interdiction highlights the criminal justice processes in countries around the world. In this emerging global community, comparative analysis of criminal justice is important for gaining an understanding of the complex values that define conceptions of justice across the globe. This book takes a holistic approach to comparative analyses by examining individual processes as a means to highlight differences among systems, while simultaneously exploring and illustrating the historical and procedural contexts that explain why those differences occur.--Publisher.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note
Preface: Comparative criminal procedure: analyzing varied approaches to justice and truth Universal principles of two criminal justice systems The search process and the protection of privacy interests Seizures Participants in the charging and investigative process Interrogations and the privilege against compelled self-incrimination The exclusion of evidence Trial processes Prosecutor appeals and double jeopardy.