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Criminal Procedure: From First Contact to Appeal / Edition 3
     

Criminal Procedure: From First Contact to Appeal / Edition 3

by John L. Worrall
 

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ISBN-10: 0135043190

ISBN-13: 9780135043196

Pub. Date: 07/27/2009

Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Inc.

Fully updated in this edition, this book covers all aspects of criminal procedure—from first contact to appeal. Written in a conversational style, the first half of the book is devoted to traditional criminal procedure topics and the remainder of the book discusses topics such as the pretrial process, the roles of defense attorneys, prosecutors, and grand

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Fully updated in this edition, this book covers all aspects of criminal procedure—from first contact to appeal. Written in a conversational style, the first half of the book is devoted to traditional criminal procedure topics and the remainder of the book discusses topics such as the pretrial process, the roles of defense attorneys, prosecutors, and grand juries; plea bargaining and guilty pleas; right of criminal defendants at trial; and appeals and habeas corpus. Each chapter includes decision-making exercises, sample legal forms and excerpts from real police department policy manuals—giving the book real world appeal.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780135043196
Publisher:
Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
Publication date:
07/27/2009
Series:
Pearson Criminal Justice Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
528
Product dimensions:
8.80(w) x 11.00(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Criminal Procedure

2. Remedies for Constitutional Violations

3. Introduction to the Fourth Amendment

4. Searches and Arrests with Warrants

5. Searches and Arrests without Warrants

6. Actions Based on Reasonable Suspicion

7. Actions Based on Administrative Justification and Consent

8. Interrogations and Confessions

9. Identification Procedures and the Role of Witnesses

10. The Pretrial Process

11. Prosecutors, Grand Juries, and Defense Attorneys

12. Plea Bargaining and Guilty Pleas

13. Rights at Trial

14. More Rights at Trial

15. Sentencing, Appeals, and Habeas Corpus

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