Riel Karmy-Jones KC and Tim Kiely write for “Human Rights in Criminal Law”

February 24, 2023

Riel Karmy-Jones KC and Tim Kiely have written on the topic of ‘Issues of Criminal Responsibility’ (Chapter 24) for new book “Human Rights in Criminal Law”.

The book which aims to provide a particular and specific focus on the impact of Human Rights law at every stage of the criminal justice process.

Riel and Tim feature in Part 3 – Pre-Trial Issues where they examine:

• how issues of insanity and fitness to plead are determined
• recent developments in the legal defence of ‘diminished responsibility’
• how questions of criminal responsibility interact with the rights to liberty and a fair trial
• the dialogue between domestic jurisprudence and the Strasbourg Courts on all these issues

Riel and Tim join a wide range of experienced contributors drawn from the legal profession and academia, under the general editorship of Ben Douglas-Jones KC, Daniel Bunting, Paul Mason and Benjamin Newton.

The book is published by Bloomsbury Professional- more info here: [Bloomsbury Professional]