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Bail and Bond Regimes
Posted in Blog Law Enforcement Prosecution

Bail and Bond Regimes

Bail is an agreement between court and the accused person for his/her temporary release from custody pending trial. The accused person is required to make a deposit of either cash or assets as security to attend trial. If the accused person fails to attend court, the bail can be forfeited and the accused person returned to custody.

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Crime in China
Posted in Publications

Featured Publication, February 2020

THE ILLEGAL WILDLIFE TRADE IN CHINA: UNDERSTANDING THE DISTRIBUTION MARKETS, Rebecca Wing Yee Wong (Palgrave Macmillan, 2019) Overview Published in 2019, this book is a…

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Motions and Special Applications

Pre-Trial Motions During an investigation or before the trial commences, the prosecutor may make several applications or motions in court.  The defense may also make…

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Case Preparation
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Case Preparation

Review the Charges In preparing for a case, the prosecutor must ensure that he reviews the charges.  He should confirm that he has drafted the…

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Power to Prosecute
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Power and Decision to Prosecute

Power to Prosecute The power to prosecute is usually defined by statute and in some cases, the Constitution of the country. The law usually defines…

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Prosecutors’ Duty to Key Stakeholders

Introduction Prosecutors do not operate in a vacuum. They relate to different groups of stakeholders on a day to day basis. Stakeholders are those individuals…

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Combating Wildlife Trafficking
Posted in Crime Publications

Featured Publication, January 2020

COMBATING WILDLIFE TRAFFICKING: NATIONAL STRATEGY, IMPLEMENTATION PLAN AND RESTRICTIONS ON ELEPHANT IVORY TRADE, Tracy Bell (Ed) (Nova Science Publishers, Incorporated, 2016) Overview This book discusses…

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Ethics
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Ethics in Prosecution of Wildlife Crimes

Introduction Ethics can be simply defined as the moral principles that govern a person’s behaviour in the conduct of an activity. ¤ Accountability Prosecutors have…

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Prosecutor
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The Role of the Prosecutor in Wildlife Crime Cases

¤ An Administrator of Justice Administration of justice is the protection of individuals from the unjust and/or unlawful deeds of others. As an administrator of…

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International Law
Posted in Law Publications

Featured Publication, December 2019

LYSTER’S INTERNATIONAL WILDLIFE LAW, Michael Bowman, Peter Davies and Catherine Redgwell (2nd Edition, Cambridge University Press, 2010) Overview The second edition of Lyster’s International Wildlife…

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