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Constitutional Rights: Myths and Realities / Edition 1

Constitutional Rights: Myths and Realities / Edition 1

by Christopher E. Smith


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 2900534639654
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 11/06/2003
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 272
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

About the Author

Christopher E. Smith is Professor of Criminal Justice at Michigan State University (MSU). He earned degrees at Harvard University, the University of Bristol (England), the University of Tennessee, and the University of Connecticut. Trained as a lawyer and social scientist, he is the author of 25 books and more than 120 scholarly articles on law, courts, and criminal justice policy. He has been recognized as an outstanding teacher with MSU's "Teacher-Scholar Award" and "Social Science Alumni Association Outstanding Teaching Award." His other books with Cengage Learning include CRIMINAL JUSTICE IN AMERICA, 9th Edition, LAW AND CONTEMPORARY CORRECTIONS, CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS: MYTHS AND REALITIES, and CRIMINAL PROCEDURE.

Table of Contents

1. The Image of Rights. 2. The Definition of Constitutional Rights. 3. The Implementation of Constitutional Rights. 4. The First Amendment. 5. The Fourth Amendment. 6. The Fifth Amendment. 7. The Sixth Amendment. 8. The Eighth Amendment. 9. The Fourteenth Amendment. 10. Constitutional Rights and the War on Terrorism. 11. Constitutional Rights in Criminal Justice: Illusions and Complexities.

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