Briefs of Leading Cases in Law Enforcement: -

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Routledge, Apr 6, 2010 - Law - 300 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 that include capsule, facts, issue, holding, reason and case significance.

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Chapter 1Probable Cause
Chapter 2The Exclusionary Rule
Chapter 3Stop and Frisk
Chapter 4Arrest
Chapter 5SeizuresIn General
Chapter 6SearchesIn General
Chapter 7Searches after Arrest
Chapter 8Searches with Consent
Chapter 13Plain View and Open Fields Searches
Chapter 14Lineups and Other Pretrial Identification Procedures
Chapter 15Use of Force
Cases Affirming Miranda
Cases Weakening Miranda
Chapter 18What Constitutes Interrogation for Miranda Purposes?
Chapter 19Right to Counsel Related to Policing
Chapter 20Entrapment

Chapter 9Vehicle Stops and Searches
Chapter 10Searches of People in Vehicles
Chapter 11Roadblocks
Chapter 12Electronic Surveillance
Chapter 21Legal Liabilities

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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.

Jeffery T. Walker" is a Professor of Criminal Justice in the Department of Criminal Justice at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, where he has taught since 1990. Walker also serves as the Research Director for the Arkansas Statistical Analysis Center, which directs research and data gathering in criminal justice in Arkansas. He has served as President of both the Arkansas Criminal Justice Association and the Southwestern Association of Criminal Justice. He currently serves as the Secretary of ACJS. Editorial experience includes service as Editor of the "Journal of Criminal Justice Education," Editor of "Critical Criminology," and as Editor of "ACJS Today." His two primary areas of research are criminology and law enforcement. In addition, he has researched and written on computers in criminal justice, distance education, legal issues concerning the police, and gang behavior. Previous publications include articles in the "Journal of Quantitative Criminology, Journal of Criminal Justice Education, Journal of Gang Research" and the books "Leading Cases in Law Enforcement" and "Statistics in Criminal Justice: Analysis and Interpretation.

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