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Criminal Law Reform: England - Bibliography

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BINGHAM, LORD. "A Criminal Code: Must We Wait for Ever?" Criminal Law Review (1998): 694–696.

BLACKSTONE, WILLIAM. Commentaries on the Laws of England (1765–1769). Vol. 4. Reprint. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1979.

COKE, EDWARD. The Third Part of the Institutes of the Laws of England: Concerning High Treason, and Other Pleas of the Crown, and Criminal Causes (1641). London: E. & R. Brooke, 1797.

CORNISH, WILLIAM R., et al. Crime and Law in Nineteenth Century Britain. Introduction by P. Ford and G. Ford. Dublin: Irish University Press, 1978. Contains full bibliographic information concerning parliamentary and governmental reports and papers referred to in this article.

Criminal Law Revision Committee. Reports. London: Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1959–1986. Eighteen reports were issued by the committee; the most important of them are described in this article.

CROSS, RUPERT. "The Making of English Law: Macaulay." Criminal Law Review (1978): 519–528.

——. "The Making of English Law: Sir James Fitzjames Stephen." Criminal Law Review (1978): 652–661.

DE BURCA, G., and GARDNER, S. "The Codification of the Criminal Law." Oxford Journal of Legal Studies 10 (1990): 559–571.

EDEN, WILLIAM. Principles of Penal Law. London: White, 1771.

FRIEDLAND, M. L. "R. S. Wright's Model Criminal Code." Oxford Journal of Legal Studies 1 (1981): 307–346.

GARDNER, GERALD and CURTIS-RALEIGH, NIGEL. "The Judicial Attitude to Penal Reform." Law Quarterly Review 65 (1949): 196–219.

GLAZEBROOK, P. R., ed. Reshaping the Criminal Law: Essays in Honour of Glanville Williams. London: Stevens, 1978. The essays by Cross, Hodgson, and Spencer are especially relevant.

GLAZEBROOK, P. R. "Still No Code! English Criminal Law 1894–1994." In City University Centenary Lectures in Law. Edited by M. Dockray. London: Blackstone Press, 1996.

HALE, MATTHEW. The History of the Pleas of the Crown (1685; first publication, 1736). 2 vols. Edited by W. A. Stokes and E. Ingersoll. Philadelphia: Small, 1847.

HAWKINS, WILLIAMS. Pleas of the Crown (1716–1721). 8th ed. Edited by J. Curwood. London: Butterworth, 1824.

HOSTETTLER, J. The Politics of Criminal Law Reform in the Nineteenth Century. Chichester, U.K.: B. Rose, 1992.

ILBERT, C. P. Legislative Methods and Forms. Oxford, U.K.: Clarendon Press, 1901.

Justice (Society). Annual Report. London: The Society, annually.

KADISH, SANFORD H. "Codifiers of the Criminal Law: Wechsler's Predecessors." Columbia Law Review 78 (1978): 1098–1144.

Law Commission. Annual Report. London: Her Majesty's Stationery Office, annually.

PHILLIPSON, COLEMAN. Three Criminal Law Reformers: Beccaria, Bentham, Romilly. New York: Dutton, 1923.

RADZINOWICZ, LEON. A History of English Criminal Law and Its Administration from 1750. Vols. 1, 4, and 5. London: Stevens, 1948, 1968, 1986.

ROMILLY, SAMUEL. Observations on the Criminal Law of England as It Relates to Capital Punishments, and on the Mode in Which it is Administered. 3d ed. London: Cadell & Davies, 1813.

SMITH, J. C. Codification of the Criminal Law. London: Child Co. Lecture, 1986.

STEPHEN, JAMES FITZJAMES. A History of the Criminal Law of England. Vol. 3. London: Macmillan. 1883.

——. "Introduction." A Digest of the Criminal Law (Crimes and Punishments). London: Macmillan, 1877. This introduction is absent from later editions.

WILLIAMS, GLANVILLE. "The Reform of the Criminal Law and of Its Administration." Journal of the Society of Public Teachers of Law 4 (1958): 217–230.

——. "The Work of Criminal Law Reform." Journal of the Society of Public Teachers of Law 13 (1975): 183–198.

——, ed. The Reform of the Law. London: Gollancz, 1951.

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over 7 years ago

I found your articles very useful. By any chance have you the full text of the Draft Indian Penal Code by Macaulay? Also have you published any article on section 124-A IPC (sedition clause)?