ISBN 9780190740245
Author Theophilopolous
Edition 1st


Criminal Procedure in South Africa offers a concise, accessible and applied introduction to the theory and practice of criminal procedure. The work serves as a systematic guide to the various stages of the procedural system, and is designed to enable mastery of the rules, basic legal tests and practical steps that are required to implement various criminal procedures. Clear, structured explanation is supported by step-by-step, practical guidelines, relevant case law discussions, critical commentary and concise analysis of critical legal tests. Numerous diagrams support readers’ comprehension, and precedents and other practical use documents offer valuable tools to guide readers in their applied practice.

In equal measure, the text offers an invaluable resource to university students, legal practitioners, prosecutors, judicial officers, paralegals and police officers.