Cengage Advantage Books: Criminal Procedure / Edition 8

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Overview

This straightforward introduction to criminal procedure combines case excerpts with clear, detailed legal discussion and analysis to equip readers with a solid understanding of the field. Widely acclaimed author Dr. Joel Samaha is known for his unique ability to help readers grasp the complexities of law by clearly and carefully presenting all sides of an issue. The exciting new Eighth Edition addresses the entire criminal procedure process—from search and seizure to post-conviction sentencing and review by appellate courts—while providing new or expanded coverage of such key issues as terrorism/homeland security, the USA-PATRIOT Act, searches and seizures, military tribunals, recent changes to sentencing guidelines, and more.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780495916475
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 1/1/2011
  • Edition number: 8
  • Pages: 624
  • Product dimensions: 7.90 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Joel Samaha is Professor of History and Sociology at the University of Minnesota, where he teaches Introduction to Criminal Justice, Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure, The Supreme Court and the Constitution, and a special joint Sociology/History Department course entitled Is There a Wartime Exception to the Bill of Rights? He received his B.A., J.D., and Ph.D. from Northwestern University and studied under the late Sir Geoffrey Elton at Cambridge University, England. Professor Samaha was admitted to the Illinois Bar, briefly practiced law in Chicago, and then taught at UCLA. In 1971, he joined the University of Minnesota, where he served as Chair of the Department of Criminal Justice Studies for four years, taught television and radio courses in criminal justice, co-taught a National Endowment for the Humanities seminar in legal and constitutional history, and was named Distinguished Teacher in 1974. Professor Samaha's works have appeared in Historical Journal, American Journal of Legal History, Minnesota Law Review, William Mitchell Law Review, and Journal of Social History.

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Table of Contents

Preface. 1. Criminal Procedure: The Big Picture. 2. The Constitution and Criminal Procedure. 3. Searches and Seizures. 4. Stop and Frisk. 5. Seizures of Persons: Arrest. 6. Searches for Evidence. 7. Special-Needs Searches. 8. Police Interrogation and Confessions. 9. Identification Procedures. 10. Constitutional Violations: Exclusionary Rule and Entrapment. 11. Constitutional Violations: Other Remedies against Government Misconduct. 12. Starting Court Proceedings. 13. Pretrial, Trial, and Conviction. 14. After Conviction. 15. Criminal Procedure in Crisis Times. Appendix: 1st, 8th, and 14th Amendments of the Constitution of the United States. Glossary. Table of Cases. Index.

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