The fourth edition contains thought-provoking problems, and is designed to encourage classroom discussion, and help students effectively learn criminal procedure principles. Ideally suited for a one-semester course, this casebook contains all the essential decisions without being overwritten or so massive as to be unwieldy. In addition, the new edition is completely up-to-date containing the latest decisions from the United States Supreme Court, as well as problems based on important lower court decisions. Criminal Procedure: Cases, Problems and Exercises is unique because the authors actively seek to place students in situations that they are likely to encounter in practice, and asks students to think about how they might handle those situations (e.g., what does a lawyer do when asked to represent a client at a lineup?).
For this new edition, the authors have added a significant number of new problems. They have also added important cases from the United States Supreme Court's recent