Criminal Procedure: Theory and Practice presents a broad overview of criminal procedure as well as a detailed analysis of specific areas of the law that require specialized consideration. The second edition has been thoroughly revised to provide students with an updated, comprehensive text written in reader-friendly language to introduce them the field of criminal procedure.
New to the Second Edition:
Three new chapters have been added to address the following topics:
Chapter 1 addresses the historical basis for the constitutional rights possessed by accused persons and places these rights in an historical matrix
Chapter 2 explains how criminal courts are organized and provides an introduction to the constitutional criminal process
Chapter 9 gives detailed coverage concerning the searches of abandoned property and open fields
Learning Objectives at the beginning of each chapter provide instructors and students with a mental framework for teaching and learning the chapter material.
Summary at the end of each chapter paraphrases the content for students’ review.
Review Exercises and Questions at the end of each chapter provide students with opportunities for testing their knowledge of the material.
How Would You Decide? feature at the end of each chapter asks students to apply their new knowledge of the chapter material in order to determine the outcome of real-world legal cases.
Updated cases have been embedded within the chapters to place them within the context of the related topics and serve as illustrative examples.
Supplement package has been updated for the second edition and is available for download at the Prentice Hall Instructor Resource Center (www.prenhall.com/irc):
Instructor’s Manual with Test Bank (0131598198)
TestGen electronic test generator (013159821X)
Website at www.criminalprocedurebyingram.com has been updated for the second edition to keep students and instructors can remain on the cutting edge of important developments in the field of criminal procedure. The site will continue to be updated frequently as new cases are decided and as new interpretations develop. Instructors may choose to link directly to this companion web site with their individual webs sites and course syllabi.
Jefferson Ingram began his academic career by teaching Constitutional History for the Department of History at the University of Dayton in the Spring of 1978 and entered a full-time tenure track position in the Criminal Justice Program in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Dayton in the Fall of 1978. He continued to teach in the Department of History for two more semesters and offered courses in Criminal Procedure, The Law of Evidence, and Criminal Law until the late 1990's for the Criminal Justice Program. During this time, he team taught a death penalty course, The Death Penalty, with a philosophy professor and offered a philosophy-criminal justice course jointly with a philosophy professor on The Moral Basis for Civil and Criminal Law. In 1990, he taught a course for the School of Business Administration, Law for the Accounting Profession. In 1994, the Criminal Justice Program became the Criminal Justice Studies Program and the course on evidence was phased out with new duties added in the form of teaching a senior seminar course for all graduating Criminal Justice students. In the Summer of 2003, Jefferson Ingram joined the Department of Political Science at the University of Dayton as a tenured faculty member, where he continues to teach and support students in the Criminal Justice Studies Program as needed.
During the twenty-nine years of teaching, Jefferson Ingram has published books on criminal procedure, Cases and Materials on Criminal Procedure , Copyright 1986, Anderson Publishing Co., Cincinnati, Ohio, and Criminal Procedure: Cases and Materials , Copyright 1995, Anderson Publishing Co., Cincinnati, Ohio, along with ancillary teaching manuals. A third book on criminal procedure, Criminal Procedure, Theory and Practice, Copyright 2005, Pearson Education, Inc. In the area of the law of evidence, Criminal Evidence , 8th edition by John Klotter and Jefferson Ingram with Anderson Publishing and Criminal Evidence , 9th edition by Jefferson Ingram with Mathew Bender Company are recent publications.