Criminal Procedure: A Contemporary Perspective / Edition 2

Criminal Procedure: A Contemporary Perspective / Edition 2

by James R. Acker, David C. Brody
     
 

ISBN-10: 0763731692

ISBN-13: 9780763731694

Pub. Date: 12/31/2003

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

This Essential Resource Provides Students With An Introduction To The Rules And Principles Of Criminal Procedure Law. This Text Uses A Case Study Approach To Help Students Develop The Analytical Skills Necessary To Understand The Origins, Context, And Evolutions Of The Law; Concentrates On US Supreme Court Decisions Interpreting Both State And Federal Constitutions

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This Essential Resource Provides Students With An Introduction To The Rules And Principles Of Criminal Procedure Law. This Text Uses A Case Study Approach To Help Students Develop The Analytical Skills Necessary To Understand The Origins, Context, And Evolutions Of The Law; Concentrates On US Supreme Court Decisions Interpreting Both State And Federal Constitutions; And Introduces Students To The Reference Materials And Strategies Used For Basic Legal Research.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780763731694
Publisher:
Jones & Bartlett Learning
Publication date:
12/31/2003
Edition description:
2E
Pages:
634
Product dimensions:
7.20(w) x 10.10(h) x 1.60(d)

Table of Contents

Table of Cases
Preface
Acknowledgements
Ch. 1The Law of Criminal Procedure: Of Means and Ends1
Ch. 2Building Blocks for the Study of Criminal Procedure Law25
Ch. 3The Law of Search and Seizure47
Ch. 4Interrogation, Confessions, and Self-Incrimination218
Ch. 5Eyewitness Identification335
Ch. 6The Pretrial Process372
Ch. 7The Prosecutor and the Adversarial System404
Ch. 8The Accused's Right to Counsel431
Ch. 9Guilty Pleas and Plea Bargaining482
Ch. 10The Adjudication Process500
App. ALegal Research Guide593
App. BSelect Provisions of the U.S. Constitution621
Index623

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