Criminal Law and Procedure for the Paralegal / Edition 4

Criminal Law and Procedure for the Paralegal / Edition 4

by James W. H. McCord
     
 

ISBN-10: 1435440161

ISBN-13: 9781435440166

Pub. Date: 03/04/2011

Publisher: Cengage Learning


Thorough yet succinct, CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCEDURE FOR THE PARALEGAL: A SYSTEMS APPROACH, 4th Edition equips readers with a solid understanding of the principles of criminal law as well as the skills for daily practice in a law office. It delivers an excellent blend of theory with practice as it presents material in a clear, logical, outline format. It also…  See more details below

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Thorough yet succinct, CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCEDURE FOR THE PARALEGAL: A SYSTEMS APPROACH, 4th Edition equips readers with a solid understanding of the principles of criminal law as well as the skills for daily practice in a law office. It delivers an excellent blend of theory with practice as it presents material in a clear, logical, outline format. It also provides opportunities for readers to apply both critical thinking and law-office practice skills. The text enriches learning by providing insights into crime, punishment, criminal justice standards for prosecution, defense, and the court, and the competing policies behind the law and judicial decisions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781435440166
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
03/04/2011
Pages:
642
Sales rank:
462,557
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.70(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents


Table of Exhibits. Table of Cases . Preface. 1. Foundations of Criminal Law. 2. Administration of Criminal Justice and the Role of the Paralegal. 3. Components of a Crime. 4. Crimes Against Persons and Crimes Against Habitation. 5. Crimes Against Property, Public Order and Safety, Public Morals, and Justice and 6. Inchoate and Organized Crimes. 7. Defenses. 8. Intake and Drafting the Complaint. 9. Search and Seizure: History, Warrant Requirements, Legislative Developments and 10. Search and Seizure: Exceptions to the Warrant Requirement. 11. Confessions and Pretrial Identification Procedures. 12. Pretrial: Initial Appearance to Preliminary Hearing. 13. Pretrial: Grand Jury to Pretrial Conference. 14. Trial: Rights, Procedure, Tasks. 15. Sentencing, Punishment, and Review. Appendix A: System Folder Contents. Appendix B: Excerpts from the Constitution of the United States of America. Glossary. Spanish glossary. Index.

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