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The rights of an arrested and an accused person

by Willy Mutunga

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Published by Oxford University Press in Nairobi .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Kenya.
    • Subjects:
    • Criminal procedure -- Kenya

    • Edition Notes

      StatementWilly Mutunga.
      SeriesYou and the law
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsLAW
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 89 p. ;
      Number of Pages89
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2024947M
      ISBN 100195727266
      LC Control Number90981612
      OCLC/WorldCa23046735

      For arrests without a warrant, an accused person cannot be held for more than 48 hours from the time of arrest. The police either have to bring the accused person to court within 48 hours or release him. However, the prosecutor may apply to detain the accused person for more than 48 hours in Court. The accused person is allowed to object to this.   “Should terror suspects arrested in a foreign land be given all the rights and privileges of a U.S. citizen accused of crime?” This is the wrong question. The.

      These constitutional and procedural rights are discussed in connection with an accused person being arrested, tried and sentenced. Further, a general overview of the basic elements of criminal laws is offered. Finally, brief discussions on the classifications of crime and the range of punishment are presented. CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTSFile Size: KB. The rights of those accused of a crime are spelled out in four of the ten constitutional amendments that make up the Bill of Rights (Amendments Four, Five, Six, and Eight). For the most part, these amendments have been held to apply to both the federal and the state governments.

      Illinois (), had established accused person's right to counsel in state cases under the Sixth Amendment. Now the Court sought to weigh the nature of accused person's rights while in custody and whether they must be explicitly advised of them. That's the background or plot of "Miranda v. Arizona: Rights of the Accused" by Gail Blasser Riley.5/5(2).   If you are accused of a crime, you have a number of rights which are guaranteed by the United States Constitution. These rights include: The right to remain silent The right against self-incrimination The right to an attorney if you cannot afford one The right to a speedy, fair.


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The rights of an arrested and an accused person by Willy Mutunga Download PDF EPUB FB2

Arrested, detained and accused persons. Rights of accused, in law, the rights and privileges of a person accused of a crime, guaranteeing him a fair rights were initially (generally from the 18th century on) confined primarily to the actual trial itself, but in the second half of the 20th century many countries began to extend them to the periods before and after the trial.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Mutunga, Willy. Rights of an arrested and an accused person. Nairobi: Oxford University Press, (OCoLC) Rights of Accused Persons By Simzkaur4 | Views As Indian constitution is wedded to Democracy and Rule of Law, the concept of free and fair trial is a constitutional commitment for which the cardinal principle of Criminal Law revolves around the Natural Justice wherein, even the accused or guilty person is treated with a human treatment.

The rights of arrested, detained and accused persons are the Bill of Rights key influence on the criminal justice system, although many of the other rights such as equality access to information still have an effect. It outlines numerous conditions for the fair treatment of such persons.

Rights of arrested persons Details Chapter Four - The Bill of Rights Part 2. Rights and fundamental freedoms. Hits: (1) An arrested person has the right--(a) to be informed promptly, in language that the person understands, of--(i) the reason for the arrest; (ii) the right to remain silent; and.

An accused has certain rights during the course of any investigation; enquiry or trial of offence with which he is charged, and he should be protected against arbitrary or illegal arrest. Given below are some of the most important rights of an arrested person: Rights Of Arrested Person.

Right To Silence. Terry L. Madewell was born J in Verona, Missouri. Terry's beliefs has been a very focal point of his entire life. His STAND on issues has got him into run-ins more than once with officials over the years, which has resulted in the series RIGHTS OF THE ACCUSED as well as other writings.5/5(1).

arrest rights of arrested person rights of arrested person under crpc rights during arrest rights when arrested rights of the accused constitutional. Indian Constitution itself provides some basic rights/safeguards to the accused persons which are too followed by the authorities during the process of criminal administration of justice.

There are some provisions which expressly and directly create important rights in File Size: KB. An arrest is the act of apprehending and taking a person into custody (legal protection or control), usually because the person has been suspected of or observed committing a being taken into custody, the person can be questioned further and/or arrest is a procedure in a criminal justice system.

Police and various other officers have powers of arrest. Every accused person has a right to a fair trial, which includes the right to be informed of the charge with sufficient detail to answer it; to have adequate time and facilities to prepare a defence; to a public trial before an ordinary court; to have their trial begin and conclude without unreasonable delay; to be present when being tried; to choose and be represented by a legal practitioner.

Human Rights in the Administration of Justice: A Manual on Human Rights for Judges, Prosecutors and Lawyers Chapter 5 • Human Rights and Arrest, Pre-Trial and Administrative Detention 1 See e.g. UN doc. E/CN.4//63, Report of the Working Group on Arbitrary Size: KB.

(a) The Rights of Arrested Persons- An Introduction (b) The provisons under the CrPc relating to Rights of Arrested Persons. (c) International human rights standards governing the Rights of Arrested Persons.

(d) Case Study (e) Conclusion Sources of the Research The following secondary sources of data have been used in the project. The arrested person has a right to make a telephone call (in the presence of a police officer) to a friend or relative to inform them of their whereabouts [see Summary Offences Act (SA) s 79A(1)(a)].

Where that telephone call is not answered, the arrested person should be allowed to make another telephone call [see R v Tanner [] SASC for an example of the underlying principle].

A.K. Gopalan accused Activism in India Amendment analysis of Article Andhra Pradesh Apex Court arrest Article 19 Article 21 Assembly B.L. Hansaria bail Bench Bhagwati Bihar citizens clause Code Commission committed confession Constitution of India convicted Cr LJ Cr LR SC Crimes Criminal Justice decision Declaration Delhi Administration.

For the effective enforcement of these fundamental rights, an arrested person being held in custody is entitled, if he so requests, to have one friend relative or other person, who is known to him. RIGHTS OF ARRESTED PERSON: There are two types of rights of arrested person: – (i) At the time of arrest (ii) At the time of trial.

In India accused have more rights as compared to victim: – (a) Right to be informed of ground of arrest.

Section 50 (1) of Cr. P.C.:Author: Smarika Azad. Arrested, Detained and Accused Persons(Art) Jump to Case List. Every accused person has a right to a fair trial, which includes the right - Evidence obtained in a manner that violates any right in the Bill of Rights must be excluded if the admission of that evidence would render the trial unfair or otherwise be detrimental to the.

The police have to follow strict rules if you're arrested, questioned or charged with a crime - you can get legal advice at a police station. Criminal procedure is the adjudication process of the criminal criminal procedure differs dramatically by jurisdiction, the process generally begins with a formal criminal charge with the person on trial either being free on bail or incarcerated, and results in the conviction or acquittal of the al procedure can be either in form of inquisitorial or adversarial.Your constitutional rights upon arrest The Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms establishes a number of rights to protect individuals who are arrested or detained by police.

Some of the most important rights are: The right to remain silent when questioned by the police. The right to be told why you have been arrested or detained.

The right to be told that you can hire and instruct a lawyer. The accused person has the right to provide proof of his/her innocence of the charges if the complaint was made to a government entity. If the complaint was made to a private employer and the employee is an employee without a contract, basically all the accused can do is address the charges with the employer and produce actual evidence to support the accused's position.