Criminal Procedure / Edition 6

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Overview

Clear and accessible, CRIMINAL PROCEDURE, Sixth Edition, is packed with current cases and real-world examples. Extremely student friendly, the text couples a classic organization and traditional presentation of case law with cutting-edge coverage of recent trends in law and procedure. The authors' combined academic and practical legal experience gives you firsthand insights into the American legal system. Utilizing extensive case material, the text covers the historical background of criminal procedure and includes the latest Supreme Court decisions and other developments in criminal justice today. This is one of two updated "splits" of the combined CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCEDURE, Seventh Edition (c. 2011), by the same authors.

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This textbook introduces law enforcement and pre-law students to the basic concepts of substantive criminal law. Separate chapters define the various crimes against property, alcohol and drug offenses, and offenses against public morality, public health, and public order. The third edition reflects developments that have taken place during the last three years. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781111346973
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 5/2/2011
  • Edition number: 6
  • Pages: 384
  • Sales rank: 269,302
  • Product dimensions: 7.90 (w) x 10.10 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

John M. Scheb was born in Orlando, Florida, in 1926. He entered the practice of law in 1950. He served as associate municipal judge in Sarasota, Florida, from 1957 to 1959. From 1959 to 1970, he served as City Attorney for the city of Sarasota. In 1974, he was appointed to the Florida District Court of Appeal, second district, a position he held until his retirement in 1992. Judge Scheb holds the B.A. from Florida Southern College, the J.D. from the University of Florida, and the LL.M. from the University of Virginia.

John M. Scheb, II attended the University of Florida, where he received a B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. in political science. He is now Professor and Head of Political Science at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, where he specializes in public law, courts, and the judicial process. Professor Scheb has authored numerous articles in professional journals and is coauthor of several other textbooks, including: AN INTRODUCTION TO THE AMERICAN LEGAL SYSTEM, 3rd Edition (Wolters Kluwer, 2013), LAW AND ADMINISTRATIVE PROCESS (Thomson/Wadsworth, 2005), and AMERICAN CONSTITUTIONAL LAW, 6th Edition (Wadsworth/Cengage, 2014).

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Table of Contents

Part I: LEGAL FOUNDATIONS OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE. 1. Fundamentals of Criminal Law and Procedure. 2. Organization of the Criminal Justice System. Part II: LAW ENFORCEMENT AND CRIMINAL PROCEDURE. 3. Search and Seizure. 4. Arrest, Interrogation, and Identification Procedures. 5. The Pretrial Process. 6. The Criminal Trial. 7. Sentencing and Punishment. 8. Appeal and Post-Conviction Relief. Appendix A: The Constitution of the United States.

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