Criminal Procedure: A Contemporary Perspective
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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Building Blocks for the Study of Criminal Procedure Law
The Law of Search and Seizure
Interrogation Confessions and SelfIncrimination
Amendment Right to Counsel
The Pretrial Process
The Prosecutor and the Adversarial System
Guilty Pleas and Plea Bargaining
The Adjudication Process
Appendix A Legal Research Guide
Appendix B Select Provisions of the U S Constitution
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