Constitutional Law and the Criminal Justice System
Cengage Learning, Jun 20, 2011 - Education - 528 pages
Unrivaled in its simplicity and skill-building pedagogy, market-leading CONSTITIONAL LAW AND THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM, 5e thoroughly explains the complexities of the U.S. Constitution and the criminal justice system. Extremely student friendly, the text avoids legalese and is packed with real-world illustrations. Its unique--and effective--pedagogical framework for concept mastery helps readers develop a solid understanding of key issues and concepts, while more than 200 plainly written, summarized cases introduce readers to pertinent cases in a non-intimidating manner. The text devotes considerable time to the Fourth and Fifth Amendments, exploring their application to issues relevant to criminal justice: reasonable search and seizure, double jeopardy, and testifying against oneself. In addition, the Fifth Editions cutting-edge coverage includes such high-profile topics as immigration, terrorism/homeland security, death row, and more.
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