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Criminal Evidence / Edition 8

Criminal Evidence / Edition 8

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by Judy Hails
     
 

ISBN-10: 1285062868

ISBN-13: 9781285062860

Pub. Date: 05/31/2013

Publisher: Cengage Learning

With an emphasis on real-world applications, CRIMINAL EVIDENCE, Eighth Edition, provides readers with comprehensive, up-to-date coverage of common evidentiary topics in a brief, affordable format. This book thoroughly explores constitutional issues essential to the collection and seizure of admissible evidence and legal interrogation, carefully outlining concepts

Overview

With an emphasis on real-world applications, CRIMINAL EVIDENCE, Eighth Edition, provides readers with comprehensive, up-to-date coverage of common evidentiary topics in a brief, affordable format. This book thoroughly explores constitutional issues essential to the collection and seizure of admissible evidence and legal interrogation, carefully outlining concepts and processes applicable to every state and pointing out where great interstate variation exists or specific state codes may have a strong impact. Current trends and topics discussed include terrorism and homeland security, scientific evidence, Federal Rules of Evidence, hearsay, and the appellate system. Available with InfoTrac Student Collections http://gocengage.com/infotrac.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781285062860
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
05/31/2013
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
640
Sales rank:
123,678
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction. 2. The Role of the Courts. 3. The Adjudication Process. 4. Types of Evidence. 5. Direct and Circumstantial Evidence. 6. Witnesses. 7. Crime Scene Evidence and Experiments. 8. Documentary Evidence, Models, Maps, and Diagrams. 9. Hearsay and Its Exceptions. 10. Privileged Communications. 11. Developing Law of Search and Seizure. 12. Field Interviews, Arrests and Jail Searches. 13. Plain View, Consent, Vehicle, and Administrative Searches. 14. USA PATRIOT Act, Foreign Intelligence, and Other Types of Electronic Surveillance Covered by Federal Law. 15. Self-Incrimination. 16. Identification Procedures. 17. Preparing the Case for Court.

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