Practical Criminal Evidence / Edition 1

Practical Criminal Evidence / Edition 1

by Gregory D. Lee Supervisory Special Agent (Retired)
     
 

ISBN-10: 0131714414

ISBN-13: 9780131714410

Pub. Date: 06/30/2006

Publisher: Prentice Hall

Written by a 30-year law enforcement veteran, this new look book takes a close focus at criminal evidence. The fresh approach shows the practical aspects of evidence collection and court admissibility as it effects police officers and criminal investigators. Designed to give an understanding of what evidence is, how it can be legally obtained, and how it is…  See more details below

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Written by a 30-year law enforcement veteran, this new look book takes a close focus at criminal evidence. The fresh approach shows the practical aspects of evidence collection and court admissibility as it effects police officers and criminal investigators. Designed to give an understanding of what evidence is, how it can be legally obtained, and how it is introduced at trial, Practical Criminal Evidence provides a great perspective for more effective law enforcement officers. Emphasizes real life situations that inform the reader of contemporary issues that face law enforcement officers today. Step-by-step approach on evidence collection, crime scene safety, search warrants and trial preparation. Extensive coverage on search warrants and an appendix with an actual state search warrant included. Serves as a desk reference for law enforcement professional throughout their careers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780131714410
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
06/30/2006
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
384
Sales rank:
339,378
Product dimensions:
7.20(w) x 9.40(h) x 1.00(d)

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Table of Contents

  1. Fundamentals of Criminal Evidence
  2. The Criminal Trial Process
  3. Pleadings, Motions, Sentencing and Appeals
  4. Defense Counsel's Role and Strategies
  5. The Proscecutor's Role
  6. The Exclusionary Rule
  7. Search Warrants
  8. The Crime Scene
  9. Physical Evidence
  10. Audio, Video, Photographic and Computer Evidence
  11. Confessions and Admissions
  12. Lay and Police Witnesses
  13. Expert Witnesses
  14. Hearsay Evidence
  15. Testimonial Priviledges

Appendix A - Federal Rules and Evidence

Appendix B - Sample and Criminal Indictment

Appendix C - Sample Search Warrant Affidavit

Glossary

Index

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