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Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
Criminal Procedure: Laying Down the Law

Criminal Procedure: Laying Down the Law

by Robyn Scheina Brown
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Criminal Procedure: Laying Down the Law is a hands-on workbook designed to help students understand the constitutional provisions that shape and guide the Criminal Justice System. Through a step-by-step approach to critically analyzing and applying constitutional concepts in hypothetical scenarios, Robyn Scheina Brown enables students to fully grasp the principle legal tenets of the Criminal Justice System.

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This exciting new workbook for courses on Criminal Procedure, Constitutional Law, or the Criminal Justice System features:

  • two detailed hypothetical exercises in every chapter and#8212; one gives an answer with analysis, and the other is for the student to work through
  • student checklists that guide students through a complicated analysis step by step
  • easily digestible organization of materials, breaking Criminal Procedure down into its constitutional provisions, and showing how each relates to the Criminal Justice System
  • clear and straightforward writing that sidesteps legal jargon, unpacks complex concepts, and explains how principles are applied in context
  • two Supreme Court case excerpts and#8212; one landmark case and one recent case
  • discussion questions and sample test questions
  • manageable coverage and page count, at approximately 260 pages
  • detailed Instructorand#8217;s Manual that includes:
    • complete answers to discussion and case questions
    • thorough analysis of the hypothetical exercises in each chapter
    • extensive Test Bank that consists of detailed scenarios dealing with numerous constitutional provisions and multiple-choice questions

If youand#8217;ve been wondering if itand#8217;s possible to give your paralegal students a more effective and dynamic learning experience in this course area, youand#8217;ll want to look at Robyn Scheina Brownand#8217;s new student-friendly workbook for Criminal Procedure: Laying Down the Law.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780735573161
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
Publication date: 10/08/2008
Series: Aspen College
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 1
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Part I: The Pre-Trial Process

• Unreasonable Searches and Seizures
• The Warrant Requirement and Exceptions
• Self-Incrimination
• Identification of a Suspect
• Double Jeopardy

Part II: The Trial Process
• Due Process
• Assistance of Counsel
• Speedy Trial
• Jury Trial
• Confrontation

Part III: The Post-Trial Process
• Cruel and Unusual Punishment
• Sentencing and Appeals

Table of Cases

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