Table of Contents
(NOTE: Each chapter concludes with a Summary, Discussion Questions, and Endnotes.)
Overview. Definition and Sources. Goals of the Justice System. Standards. Justice System Structure and Process. Evolution of Criminal Procedure. Types of Law. Criminal Law Administration. Criminal Procedure's Controversies. Legal Research and Methodology. CAPSTONE CASES: Griswold v. Connecticut. Robinson v. California. Kolender v. Lawson.
2. The Courts.
Choosing the Correct Court. The Dual Court System. The Federal System. State Court Systems. Effect of Judicial Decisions. Writ of Habeas Corpus. CAPSTONE CASES: Ex Parte Merryman. In re Antonio Cordero Jr. In re McDonald. Wrenn v. Benson. Groppi v. Wisconsin. Cooper v. Oklahoma.
3. Overview of the Justice Process.
Legal Authorization for the System. The Due Process Concept. Constitution and State Codes. Continuity of Procedures. Participants in the Proceedings. Extradition. CAPSTONE CASES: Rochin v. California. Barron v. City of Baltimore. Duncan v. Louisiana. Taylor v. Kentucky. Goldberg v. Kelly. Shadwick v. City of Tampa. United States v. Agurs.
4. The Fourth Amendment.
Introduction. Coverage of the Fourth Amendment. Probable Cause. Search Warrants. Eavesdropping. Law of Arrest. CAPSTONE CASES:Draper v. United States. Maryland v. Garrison. Illinois v. Gates. Stoner v. California. United States v. Jenkins. United States v. Santa Maria. Skinner v. Railway Labor Executives. Atwater v. City of Lago Vista.
5. The Fourth Amendment Exceptions.
Introduction. Searches Without Probable Cause. Searches Without Warrants. Vehicle Stops and Searches. Searches Incident to Lawful Arrest. Stop and Frisk and Other Detentions. CAPSTONE CASES: California v . Acevedo. California v, Greenwood. Bumper v. North Carolina. Camara v. Municipal Court. Hudson v. Palmer. Oliver v. United States. Whren et al. v. United States. Terry v. Ohio. Ornelas et al. v. United States.
6. Interrogation, Confessions, and Admissions.
Introduction. When the Privilege Applies. Proceedings in Which the Privilege Applies. Procedural Aspects of Privilege. The Voluntariness Test. Miranda. Grants of Immunity. Right to Counsel During Interrogations. Waiver of Rights Under Miranda. CAPSTONE CASES: Miranda v. Arizona. United States v. Garibay. Fare v. Michael C. Brewer v. Williams. Rhode Island v. Innis. California v. Byers. Colorado v. Connelly. Minnick v. Mississippi. Illinois v. Perkins.
Fourth Amendment Exclusionary Rule. Exceptions to the Exclusionary Rule. Fifth Amendment Exclusionary Rule. Sixth Amendment Exclusionary Rule. Limitations to the Exclusionary Rule. Fruit of the Poisonous Tree Doctrine. CAPSTONE CASES: Harris v. New York. United States v. Leon. Illinois v. Krull. Michigan v. Harvey. Oregon v. Elstad. Nix v. Williams. Pennsylvania Board of Probation and Parole v. Scott.
Introduction. Identification Procedures. Witness' Testimony. Other Identification Procedures. Two-Factor Test. CAPSTONE CASES: United States v. Wade. Kirby v. Illinois. Neil v. Biggers. United States v. Ash. Manson v. Brathwaite.
9. Pretrial Proceedings.
Bail. Pretrial Detention. Pretrial Release. Arraignment. Preliminary Hearing. Pretrial Motions. CAPSTONE CASES: Stack v. Boyle. Schib v. Kuebel. United States v. Salerno. Gerstein v. Pugh. Bell v. Wolfish. Coleman v. Alabama. Williams v. Florida. Boykin v. Alabama. North Carolina v. Alford.
Right to Counsel. Right of Self-Representation. Effective Representation. When the Right to Counsel Attaches. CAPSTONE CASES: Gideon v. Wainwright. Argersinger v. Hamlin. Douglas v. California. Ross v. Moffit. Strickland v. Washington. Nix v. Whiteside. Faretta v. California.
Right to a Speedy Trial. The Trial Phase. CAPSTONE CASES: Yick Wo v. Hopkins. Bordenkircher v. Hayes. United States v. Goodwin. Barker v. Wingo. Doggett v. United States. Lewis v. United States. Estelle v. Williams. Coy v. Iowa. Sheppard v. Maxwell.
Sentencing. The Death Penalty. Fines. CAPSTONE CASES: United States v. Grayson. Gregg v. Georgia.