Criminal Law Handbook, The: Know Your Rights, Survive the System [NOOK Book]

Criminal Law Handbook, The: Know Your Rights, Survive the System

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Overview

Criminal law in plain English.

The criminal justice system becomes increasingly complex each year with new laws affecting legal processes.

The Criminal Law Handbook explains every part of a criminal case including:
- arrests
- booking
- preliminary hearings
- charges
- bail
- arraignment
- search and seizure
- plea bargains
- sentencing
- juveniles

The revised edition covers the latest changes in criminal law, including U.S Supreme Court cases. Written by the authors of Represent Yourself in Court, Paul Bergman, J.D. and Sara Berman, J.D.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781413319491
  • Publisher: NOLO
  • Publication date: 8/15/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 13
  • Pages: 680
  • Sales rank: 609,739
  • File size: 5 MB

Meet the Author

Paul Bergman is a Professor of Law at the UCLA School of Law and a recipient of a University Distinguished Teaching Award. His recent books include Reel Justice: The Courtroom Goes to the Movies (Andrews & McMeel); Trial Advocacy: Inferences, Arguments, Techniques (with Moore and Binder, West Publishing Co.); and Represent Yourself In Court and The Criminal Law Handbook (both with Berman, Nolo). He has also published numerous articles in law journals and regularly gives presentations on how law and lawyers are portrayed in film. His blog on the criminal justice system can be found at The Rap Sheet: Nolo's Criminal Law Blog.

Sara J. Berman is a professor at Concord Law School and co-founder of PASS Bar Review. She is the co-author of Represent Yourself in Court and The Criminal Law Handbook and the author of numerous articles and law course materials.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 19, 2010

    This is an awesome resource for Criminal Justice and Law Students

    I have been able to use this book over and over again for my criminal justice and law classes to write papers, do discussions and and just get simple clarification on subjects I am studying. It is definitely a must have.

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  • Posted February 20, 2010

    Criminal Law Handbook

    This book is excellent. It gives the same advice as what my current attorney is giving me. Would highly reccommend this book to anybody who wants to know their rights in any state they live in.

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