Criminal Procedure: A Contemporary Perspective

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Jones & Bartlett Learning, 2004 - Law - 634 pages
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This essential resource provides students with an introduction to the rules and principles of criminal procedure law. This text uses a case study approach to help students develop the analytical skills necessary to understand the origins, context, and evolutions of the law; concentrates on US Supreme Court decisions interpreting both state and federal constitutions; and introduces students to the reference materials and strategies used for basic legal research.
  

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Contents

Building Blocks for the Study of Criminal Procedure Law
25
The Law of Search and Seizure
47
Interrogation Confessions and SelfIncrimination
218
Amendment Right to Counsel
328
Eyewitness Identification
335
The Pretrial Process
372
The Prosecutor and the Adversarial System
404
Guilty Pleas and Plea Bargaining
482
The Adjudication Process
500
Appendix A Legal Research Guide
593
Appendix B Select Provisions of the U S Constitution
621
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