Criminal Procedure: Law and Practice

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Wadsworth Publishing Company, 1998 - Social Science - 497 pages
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This text is a best-seller in the field due to del Carmen's ability to write well and communicate important and essential information without getting bogged down in minutiae. This practical text is full of case briefings, examples, and sample police forms.

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Contents

The Court System
2
THE APPELLATE PROCESS
9
Introduction i
10
Copyright

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About the author (1998)

Rolando V. del Carmen is Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Criminal Justice in the College of Criminal Justice at 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. A consultant to criminal justice agencies in a number of states, Dr. Del Carmen served a six-year term to the Texas Commission on Jail Standards. He earned the Fellow Award (1990), Bruce Smith Award (1996), and Founders Award (2005) 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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