Criminal Procedure / Edition 10 available in Hardcover
This straightforward introduction to criminal procedure combines case excerpts with clear, detailed legal discussion and analysis to equip you with a solid understanding of the field. Widely acclaimed author Dr. Joel Samaha is known for his ability to help readers grasp the complexities of law by clearly and carefully presenting all sides of an issue. CRIMINAL PROCEDURE covers the whole criminal process from crime prevention and investigation by law enforcement to court procedures before trial to sentencing and review by appeals courts. You'll read about criminal procedure in the digital age, law enforcement crowd control and the First Amendment, police body cams and citizen smartphone videos of police encounters, and trial judge review of search warrant applications based on digital sources such as smartphones. Other topics include the political nature of the U.S. Supreme Court and developments in forensic evidence acquisition, enhanced interrogation, and immigration law.
About the Author
Joel Samaha is University Distinguished Teaching Professor of Sociology at the University of Minnesota, where he teaches Criminal Law and Criminal Procedure. He received his B.A. (History), J.D., and Ph.D. (History) from Northwestern University and studied under Sir Geoffrey Elton at Cambridge University, England. Professor Samaha was admitted to the Illinois Bar, briefly practiced law in Chicago, and then taught at UCLA. In 1971, he joined the University of Minnesota, where he served as Chair of the Department of Criminal Justice Studies for four years, taught television and radio courses in criminal justice, co-taught a National Endowment for the Humanities seminar in legal and constitutional history, was named College of Liberal Arts Distinguished Teacher in 1974, and named University Distinguished Teaching Professor in 2007. Professor Samaha's works have appeared in Historical Journal, American Journal of Legal History, Minnesota Law Review, William Mitchell Law Review, and Journal of Social History.
Table of Contents
Part I: CRIMINAL PROCEDURE IN THE AGE OF THE DIGITAL REVOLUTION. 1. Preview of Criminal Procedure in the Age of the Digital Revolution. 2. Criminal Procedure and the Constitution. Part II: CRIME PREVENTION AND CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION. 3. Searches and Seizures. 4. Stop and Frisk. 5. Seizure of Persons: Arrest. 6. Searches for Evidence. 7. Special Needs Searches. 8. Self-Incrimination. 9. Identification Procedures. Part III: REMEDIES FOR CONSTITUTIONAL VIOLATIONS. 10. Remedies for Constitutional Violations I: The Exclusionary Rule and Entrapment. 11. Constitutional Violations II: Other Remedies Against Official Misconduct. Part IV: COURT PROCEEDINGS. 12. Court Proceedings I: Before Trial. 13. Court Proceedings II: Trial and Conviction. 14. After Conviction. Part V: THE CONSTITUTION IN CRISIS TIMES. 15. Criminal Procedure in Crises Times.