Criminal Procedure: Laying Down the Law

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Overview

Criminal Procedure: Laying Down the Law is a hands-on workbook designed to help students understand the constitutional provisions that shape and guide the Criminal Justice System. Through a step-by-step approach to critically analyzing and applying constitutional concepts in hypothetical scenarios, Robyn Scheina Brown enables students to fully grasp the principle legal tenets of the Criminal Justice System.

This exciting new workbook for courses on Criminal Procedure, Constitutional Law, or the Criminal Justice System features:

two detailed hypothetical exercises in every chapter — one gives an answer with analysis, and the other is for the student to work through
student checklists that guide students through a complicated analysis step by step
easily digestible organization of materials, breaking Criminal Procedure down into its constitutional provisions, and showing how each relates to the Criminal Justice System
clear and straightforward writing that sidesteps legal jargon, unpacks complex concepts, and explains how principles are applied in context
two Supreme Court case excerpts — one landmark case and one recent case
discussion questions and sample test questions
manageable coverage and page count, at approximately 260 pages
detailed Instructor’s Manual that includes:

complete answers to discussion and case questions
thorough analysis of the hypothetical exercises in each chapter
extensive Test Bank that consists of detailed scenarios dealing with numerous constitutional provisions and multiple-choice questions

If you’ve been wondering if it’s possible to give your paralegal students a more effective and dynamic learning experience in this course area, you’ll want to look at Robyn Scheina Brown’s new student-friendly workbook for Criminal Procedure: Laying Down the Law.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780735573161
  • Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
  • Publication date: 10/8/2008
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 1
  • Sales rank: 1,091,445
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Table of Contents

Part I: The Pre-Trial Process

• Unreasonable Searches and Seizures
• The Warrant Requirement and Exceptions
• Self-Incrimination
• Identification of a Suspect
• Double Jeopardy

Part II: The Trial Process
• Due Process
• Assistance of Counsel
• Speedy Trial
• Jury Trial
• Confrontation

Part III: The Post-Trial Process
• Cruel and Unusual Punishment
• Sentencing and Appeals

Table of Cases

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