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Legal Issues in Acquiring Information about Illegal Behaviour through Criminological Research

Feenan, Dermot (2002) Legal Issues in Acquiring Information about Illegal Behaviour through Criminological Research. British Journal of Criminology, 42 (4). pp. 762-782. [Journal article]

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Abstract

One of the challenges in conducting criminological research involves addressing and understanding the law regarding protection and disclosure of sources and/or information in respect of offences or intentions to commit offences. This paper presents how this challenge has been addressed by researchers in criminology and examines a range of issues involved. The paper sets out the legal position in the United Kingdom and offers a number of suggestions for addressing the legal and other issues arising.

Item Type:Journal article
Faculties and Schools:Faculty of Social Sciences
Faculty of Social Sciences > School of Law
ID Code:11045
Deposited By: Mr Dermot Feenan
Deposited On:04 Feb 2010 14:20
Last Modified:09 Dec 2015 10:43

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