Briefs of Leading Cases in Law Enforcement / Edition 7

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Overview

This popular reference book briefs cases dealing with topics of primary importance to law enforcement officials, including briefs of important cases in the areas of stop and frisk, search and seizure, vehicle searches, confessions and legal liabilities.

  • Briefs of cases that include capsule, facts, issue, holding, reason and case significance.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781593455736
  • Publisher: Elsevier Science
  • Publication date: 9/1/2008
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 7
  • Pages: 300
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 10.10 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Jeffery T. Walker is a professor of Criminal Justice and Criminology in the Department of Criminal Justice at the University of Arkansas, Little Rock, where he has taught since 1990. He currently serves as the PhD Coordinator. A past president of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, Walker holds joint appointments with the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, and the University of Arkansas Medical School. His main areas of interest are social/environmental factors of crime and the study of non-linear dynamics as they relate to crime.

Rolando V. del Carmen retired in May 2011 as Distinguished Professor of Criminal Justice (Law) in the College of Criminal Justice, Sam Houston State University. He has authored numerous books and articles in various areas of law related to criminal justice. He has won all three major awards given by the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, and has taught numerous graduate and undergraduate classes in law and has been a mentor and friend to many of his students.

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Table of Contents

1. Probable Cause

2. The Exclusionary Rule

3. Stop and Frisk

4. Arrest

5. Seizures — In General

6. Searches — In General

7. Searches after Arrest

8. Searches with Consent

9. Vehicle Stops and Searches

10. Searches of People in Vehicles

11. Roadblocks

12. Electronic Surveillance

13. Plain View and Open Field Searches

14. Lineups and Other Pretrial Identification Procedures

15. Use of Force

16. Confessions and Admissions: Cases Affirming Miranda

17. Confessions and Admissions: Cases Weakening Miranda

18. What Constitutes Interrogation for Miranda Purposes?

19. Right to Counsel Related to Policing

20. Entrapment

21. Legal Liabilities

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