Criminal Law: A Desk Reference

Criminal Law: A Desk Reference

by Paul Bergman
     
 

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Demystify criminal law. Criminal law can be a maze of conflicting principles, strange jargon, and confusing procedures. Professor Paul Bergman unravels the mysteries with an engaging plain English style that incorporates real life examples, famous films, and entertaining hypotheticals. From arraignment through sentencing, from "abuse excuse" to vigilante, this handy… See more details below

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Demystify criminal law. Criminal law can be a maze of conflicting principles, strange jargon, and confusing procedures. Professor Paul Bergman unravels the mysteries with an engaging plain English style that incorporates real life examples, famous films, and entertaining hypotheticals. From arraignment through sentencing, from "abuse excuse" to vigilante, this handy desk reference explains it all. You'll get answers to questions such as: • When can police officers enter your home? • Is cyber bullying illegal? • Is intoxication ever a criminal defense? • What are the "fruits of the poisonous tree"? • Can the police search your car? Criminal Law: A Desk Reference will assist students, bloggers, journalists, mystery writers, and anyone else interested in the criminal justice system or law enforcement.

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”You’ve gone straight. Can your name be cleared?…This book will tell you how in minute detail.” Whole Earth Review

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781413319941
Publisher:
NOLO
Publication date:
12/12/2013
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
390
File size:
5 MB

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