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Access to records of crime at The National Archives

Citation: Taylor, Nigel (2016) Access to records of crime at The National Archives. Legal Information Management, 16 (2). pp. 99-101. ISSN 1472-6696


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In this article Nigel Taylor aims to give an insight into how The National Archives is dealing with the issues concerning access to records of criminals and crime at The National Archives, covering the implications of the Freedom of Information and data protection legislation and the EU right to be forgotten ruling.

Additional Information: This is a pre-print of an article which will be published in Legal Information Management in 2016. It has been developed by the author (Nigel Taylor, The National Archives) from a paper given at “Sources and Methods in Criminology and Criminal Justice: a national socio-legal training day” at the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies on Friday 20 November 2015. The workshop was jointly organised by the British Library, the British Society of Criminology, the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies and the Socio-Legal Studies Association.
Creators: Taylor, Nigel and
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Subjects: Law
Keywords: The National Archives, crime, crime statistics, data analysis, criminology, criminal justice, law and humanities, legal research, legal scholarship, legal sources
Divisions: Institute of Advanced Legal Studies
  • 1 April 2016 (accepted)
  • 15 June 2016 (published)


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