Privacy and Criminal Justice

  • Daniel Marshall
  • Terry Thomas

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Daniel Marshall, Terry Thomas
    Pages 1-12
  3. Daniel Marshall, Terry Thomas
    Pages 13-38
  4. Daniel Marshall, Terry Thomas
    Pages 39-70
  5. Daniel Marshall, Terry Thomas
    Pages 71-100
  6. Daniel Marshall, Terry Thomas
    Pages 101-126
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    Pages 127-151
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    Pages 153-181
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    Pages 183-214
  10. Daniel Marshall, Terry Thomas
    Pages 215-237
  11. Daniel Marshall, Terry Thomas
    Pages 239-262
  12. Daniel Marshall, Terry Thomas
    Pages 263-268
  13. Back Matter
    Pages 269-326

About this book


This book offers a comparison of the differences between the ‘public’ and ‘private’ spheres, and questions the need for law enforcement to intrude upon both.  Beginning with the origins of the concept of privacy, before addressing more current thinking, the authors examine the notion of privacy and policing, using both direct (e.g. 'stop and search' methods) and technological interventions (e.g. telephone interceptions and Automatic Number Plate Recognition cameras), privacy in the space of the court, looking at what restrictions are placed on press reporting, as well as considering whether the open court ensures fair trials. Particular forms of offending and privacy are also considered: anonymity for sexual offence defendants, for example, or weighing the terrorist’s right to privacy against the safety and security of the general public. A timely discussion into the right to privacy in prison and during community sentences is also included, and Marshall and Thomas offer convincing analysis on the importance of rehabilitation, giving consideration to police registers and the storage and maintenance of criminal records by the police and their possible future use. A diverse investigation into the many facets of privacy, this volume will hold broad appeal for scholars and students of terrorism, security, and human rights.


information privacy surveillance public spaces CCTV ethics ‘stop and search’ detention fingerprints DNA samples strip searching video cameras body cameras ‘snoopers charter’ (Communications Data Bill) informants electronic tagging supervision

Authors and affiliations

  • Daniel Marshall
    • 1
  • Terry Thomas
    • 2
  1. 1.School of LawLiverpool John Moores UniversityLiverpoolUnited Kingdom
  2. 2.School of Social SciencesLeeds Beckett UniversityLeedsUnited Kingdom

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s) 2017
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, Cham
  • eBook Packages Law and Criminology
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-64911-5
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-64912-2
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