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Criminal Justice Procedure / Edition 5

Criminal Justice Procedure / Edition 5

by Taylor and Francis


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Carlson (University of Georgia) describes the U.S. adversary system of criminal justice, tracing the various steps that precede trial, as well as the trial process itself. The textbook covers bail, indictment, guilty pleas, rules of evidence, witnesses, sentencing, and appeals. The seventh edition addresses the challenge of dealing with terrorist suspects within the criminal justice framework. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780870841361
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 01/01/1995
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 345
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

Table of Contents

1. An Overview of Criminal Justice in America

2. Arrest, Appearance and Preliminary Hearing

3. Bail

4. The Charging Instrument: Indictment or Information

5. Guilty Pleas

6. Criminal Trial

7. Sentencing, Crime and Corrections

8. Appeals and Habeas Corpus

9. Special Problems: Location of Trial and Double Jeopardy

10. Miscellaneous Proceedings: Juvenile Justice, Misdemeanor Trials, Damage Suits Against Police, Prisoner Rights

11. The Adversary System

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