Siegel's Criminal Procedure: Essay and Multiple-Choice Questions and Answers

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Many claim that briefing cases in law school prepares you to spot issues on a final exam.experience will tell you, there is a big difference between reading opinions in which the legal principles are clearly stated, and applying those same principles in complex hypotheticals and multiple-choice questions. Siegel's Criminal Procedure: Essay And Multiple-Choice Questions and Answers bridges the gap by showing you how to spot multiple issues, make subtle distinctions among similar multiple-choice answers, and writer effective essays on your final exam.

Siegel's Criminal procedure: Essay and Multiple-Choice Questions and Answers is your go-to resource for learning how to take an exam:

Straightforward instruction, advice, and exam-taking tips

How to make the most of your study time

How to correctly interpret and understand the essay question

Issue spotting and addressing myriad issues in your essay

Successfully using the tried-and-true tools of analysis

Succinctly organizing your answer

24 essay questions give you practice issue-spotting and writing concise answers

Model essay answers let you check your work-complete explanations help you understand the answers

115 multiple-choice questions with answers thoroughly explain the differences among similar answers

Numerous new essay and multiple-choice questions with answers

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780735579040
  • Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
  • Publication date: 10/8/2009
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 230
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 9.90 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Table of Contents

Preparing Effectively for Essay Examinations

The "ERC" Process 1

Issue-Spotting 3

How to Discuss an Issue 4

Structuring Your Answer 7

Discuss All Possible Issues 8

Delineate the Transition from One Issue to the Next 10

Understanding the "Call" of a Question 10

The Importance of Analyzing the Question Carefully Before Writing 11

When to Make an Assumption 12

Case Names 13

How to Handle Time Pressures 13

Typing and Writing 14

The Importance of Reviewing Prior Exams 15

As Always, a Caveat 16

Essay Questions

Question 1 (Miranda Warnings, Right of Confrontation, Right to a Separate Trial) 19

Question 2 (Search Warrant/Probable Cause, Expectation of Privacy, Miranda Warnings, Exigent Circumstances, Plain View) 20

Question 3 (Border Searches, Right to Detain, Vehicle Search, Excessive Bail) 21

Question 4 (Arrest Warrant/Probable Cause, "Good Faith" Exception/Arrest Warrant, Search Incident to Valid Arrest, Miranda Warnings, Vehicle Search, Inevitable Discovery, Exigent Circumstances, Plain View) 22

Question 5 (Standing, Exigent Circumstances, Administrative Searches, Roadblocks/Checkpoints Right to Detain, Plain View, Miranda Warnings) 23

Question 6 (Expectation of Privacy, Arrest/Probable Cause, Search Incident to Valid Arrest, Exigent Circumstances, Right to Effective Counsel, Imposition of Criminal Sanctions for Mere Status) 24

Question 7 (Miranda Warnings, Right to Effective Counsel, Arrest/Probable Cause, Exigent Circumstances, Prosecutor's Comment/Defendant's Refusal to Testify, Harmless Error)p25

Question 8 (Right to Detain/Occupants of a Motor Vehicle, Arrest/Probable Cause, Search Incident to Valid Arrest, Miranda Warnings, Equal ProtectionSelective Enforcement, Consent/Vehicle Search, State Constitutional Provisions) 26

Question 9 (Expectation of Privacy, Right to Detain, Frisk, Vehicle Search, Miranda Warnings, Right to Effective Counsel, Right of Confrontation) 27

Question 10 (Expectation of Privacy, Search Incident to Valid Arrest, Vehicle Search, Right to Effective Counsel, Miranda Warnings) 28

Question 11 (Right to Effective Counsel, Right to Request and Obtain Evidence Favorable to the Defendant, Jury Instructions, Miranda Warnings, Double Jeopardy, Collateral Estoppel) 29

Question 12 (Double Jeopardy, Collateral Estoppel, Dual Sovereignty Doctrine, Withdrawal of Guilty Plea, Due Process/Statutory Interpretation) 30

Question 13 (Miranda Warnings, Entrapment, Expectation of Privacy, Search Incident to Valid Arrest, Search by Private Party) 32

Question 14 (Standing, Expectation of Privacy, Plain View, Consent/Entry into Home, Miranda Warnings) 34

Question 15 (Right to Jury Trial, Expectation of Privacy, Consent) 36

Question 16 (Arrest/Probable Cause, Pretrial Identification, Self-Incrimination/Voice Repetition, Inventory Search, Right of Confrontation, Right to Effective Counsel) 37

Question 17 (Search by Private Party, Expectation of Privacy, Consent, Stop, Plain View, Vehicle Search, Miranda Warnings) 39

Question 18 (Right to Detain, Miranda Warnings, Right of Self-Representation) 40

Question 19 (Search Warrant/Probable Cause, "Good Faith" Exception/Arrest Warrant, Plain View, In-Court Identification, Miranda Warnings, Impeachment via Illegally Seized Evidence) 41

Question 20 (Expectation of Privacy, Arrest/Probable Cause, Search Incident to Valid Arrest) 43

Question 21 (Standing, Consent/Search of Garage, Validity of Search Warrant/Probable Cause, Arrest/Probable Cause, Warrant/Scope Exceeded, Miranda Warnings) 44

Question 22 (Roadblocks, Dog Sniffs, Right to Remove Occupant from Vehicle, Arrest/Probable Cause, Reasonableness of Arrest Against State Law, Search Incident to Arrest/Search of Automobile) 45

Question 23 (Terry Stop/Frisk, Right to Detain Person at Searchable Premises, Unprovoked Flight, Search Incident to Arrest, Miranda/Waiver/Deliberate Circumvention, Exclusion) 47

Question 24 (Anonymous Tip, Consent/Disputed Consent, Reasonable Suspicion, Good Faith, Right to Counsel/Impeachment Use of Uncounseled Confession) 49

Essay Answers

Answer to Question 1 53

Answer to Question 2 55

Answer to Question 3 58

Answer to Question 4 61

Answer to Question 5 64

Answer to Question 6 67

Answer to Question 7 70

Answer to Question 8 72

Answer to Question 9 75

Answer to Question 10 77

Answer to Question 11 79

Answer to Question 12 82

Answer to Question 13 85

Answer to Question 14 88

Answer to Question 15 91

Answer to Question 16 93

Answer to Question 17 97

Answer to Question 18 99

Answer to Question 19 102

Answer to Question 20 106

Answer to Question 21 109

Answer to Question 22 112

Answer to Question 23 115

Answer to Question 24 118

Multiple-Choice Questions

Questions 1 through 115 123

Multiple-Choice Answers

Answers to Questions 1 through 115 173

Table and Index

Table of Cases 219

Alphabetical index, listing issues by the number of the question raising the issue 223

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