Andrews & Hirst on Criminal Evidence (4th edition, Jordan publishing 2001). The 1st and 2nd editions of this practitioner’s text were jointly written with Professor John Andrews, who has since retired.
Blackstone's Criminal Practice(published annually, with printed and online supplements, by Oxford University Press, and now in its 22nd edition with a 23rd in preparation). This is OUP’s flagship publication in the field of criminal law and justice, and has become one of the standard heavyweight reference works for judges and practitioners in the criminal courts. Michael is one of the principal and longest serving contributors to it and is currently responsible for 12 complete chapters. He also produces (with Laurence Eastham) monthly updates and quarterly bulletins covering the entire work. The updates are published jointly by Lexis UK and by Oxford University Press and appear on both companies’ websites.
Jurisdiction and the Ambit of the Criminal Law, (Oxford University Press, 2003). This ground breaking monograph was the first to offer a detailed and critical evaluation of the territorial and extraterritorial extent of English criminal law and remains the leading text in that area.
Halsbury’s Laws of England, Vol 11 (LexisNexis 2006) Michael worked with Emeritus Professor Richard Card to produce a new and expanded four part version of this volume of the encyclopaedia of English law, covering criminal law, procedure, evidence and sentencing. His own contribution is primarily found in vol 11(3) covering criminal jurisdiction and evidence.
Sexual Offences (Jordan Publishing 2008) This new work for practitioners was written with Richard Card and Alisdair Gillespie, and deals with all aspects of sexual offences law, evidence and practice.