Briefs of Leading Cases in Law Enforcement: -

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Routledge, Oct 12, 2011 - Law - 336 pages
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This popular reference book briefs cases dealing with topics of primary importance to law enforcement officials, including briefs of important cases in the areas of stop and frisk, search and seizure, vehicle searches, confessions and legal liabilities.



  • Briefs of cases include capsule, facts, issue, holding, reason and case significance.
  • Includes list of "Top Ten" Most Important Cases in Day-to-Day Policing
 

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Contents

Probable cause
1
The exclusionary rule
9
Stop and frisk
27
Arrest and other seizures of persons
43
Seizures of things
61
Searches In general
71
Searches after arrest
93
Searches with consent
103
Plain view and open fields searches
163
Lineups and other pretrial identification procedures
173
Use of force
181
Confessions and admissions
187
Confessions and admissions
213
What constitutes interrogation for Miranda purposes?
231
Right to counsel related to policing
239
Entrapment
249

Vehicle stops and searches
113
Searches of people in vehicles
139
Roadblocks
149
Electronic surveillance
155
Legal liabilities
257
Index
275
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About the author (2011)

Rolando V. del Carmen is Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Criminal Justice at the Criminal Justice Center of Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, Texas. He was assistant dean and associate professor of a school of law in the Philippines and has held various administrative and academic positions in the United States. In addition, he has taught at various universities and has written extensively, including numerous articles on legal issues and more than ten books that include CRIMINAL PROCEDURE: LAW AND PRACTICE, CIVIL LIABILITIES OF LAW ENFORCEMENT PERSONNEL, TEXAS PROBATION LAW AND PRACTICE, and POTENTIAL LIABILITIES OF PROBATION AND PAROLE OFFICERS. A consultant to criminal justice agencies in a number of states, Dr. Del Carmen was appointed to a six-year term to the Texas Commission on Jail Standards. He earned the Fellow Award (1990) and the Bruce Smith Award (1996) from the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences. He holds a B.A. and a bachelor of laws degree from the Philippines, a master of comparative law from Southern Methodist University, a master of laws from the University of California at Berkeley, and a doctor of science of law from the University of Illinois.

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