Criminal Procedure, Principles, Policies and Perspectives / Edition 4

Criminal Procedure, Principles, Policies and Perspectives / Edition 4

by Joshua Dressler, George C. Thomas
     
 

ISBN-10: 0314274650

ISBN-13: 9780314274656

Pub. Date: 07/28/2011

Publisher: West Academic Publishing

The authors provide different perspectives to the fundamental doctrinal issues. They provide empirical evidence to show how the law actually operates and raise philosophical and jurisprudential issues throughout the text. Subjects covered include the Fourth Amendment and remedies for violations. Addresses confessions and the voluntariness requirement, police

Overview

The authors provide different perspectives to the fundamental doctrinal issues. They provide empirical evidence to show how the law actually operates and raise philosophical and jurisprudential issues throughout the text. Subjects covered include the Fourth Amendment and remedies for violations. Addresses confessions and the voluntariness requirement, police interrogation and the self-incrimination clause, and the Sixth Amendment right to counsel. Explores entrapment, eyewitness identification procedures, and pretrial release. Covers case screening, preparing for adjudication, the role of counsel, and the plea bargaining and guilty pleas. Also examines the trial process, sentencing, double jeopardy, and the post-trial process.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780314274656
Publisher:
West Academic Publishing
Publication date:
07/28/2011
Series:
American Casebook Series
Edition description:
4
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
7.20(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.40(d)

Table of Contents

The Criminal Process: Failure and Legitimacy

Fourth Amendment: An Overview

Passing the Threshold of the Fourth Amendment

The Substance of the Fourth Amendment

Remedies for Fourth Amendment Violations

Confessions: The Voluntariness Requirement

Police Interrogation: The Self-Incrimination Clause

Police Interrogation: The Sixth Amendment Right to Counsel

Entrapment

Eyewitness Identification Procedures

Pretrial Release

Case Screening

Preparing for Adjudicationv The Role of Counsel

Plea Bargaining and Guilty Pleas

The Trial Process

Sentencing

Double Jeopardy

Post-Trial Process: Correcting Erroneous Verdicts

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