Criminal Procedure for the Criminal Justice Professional

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Wadsworth/Thomson Learning, Aug 1, 2001 - Criminal procedure - 588 pages
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This best-selling text provides students with all they need to know about the legal aspects of the criminal justice system as it applies to professionals within the system. Ferdico communicates potentially confusing and obscure legal matter clearly and practically. By emphasizing interpretation of legal cases, students are able to focus on understanding the content of cases versus simply memorizing them.

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Contents

An Overview of the Criminal Court System
31
Basic Underlying Concepts
75
Arrest Search Warrants and ProPable Cause
101
Search Warrants
157
Probable Cause
223
Exceptions to Search Warrant Requirements
259
Search Incident to Arrest
318
Consent Searches
344
The Plain View Doctrine
376
Search and Seizure of Vehicles and Containers
401
Open Fields and Abandoned Property
431
Admissions and Confessions and Pretrial Identification
461
Pretrial Identification Procedures
526
Glossary
554
Table of Cases
568
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About the author (2001)

John N. Ferdico holds a J.D. from Northwestern University School of Law and a B.A. in Sociology from Dartmouth College. He is a former Assistant Attorney General and Director of Law Enforcement Education for the State of Maine. Other books he has published are FERDICO'S CRIMINAL LAW AND JUSTICE DICTIONARY and the MAINE LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER'S MANUAL. Ferdico currently writes and runs a legal publishing company in Bowdoinham, Maine.

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