Criminal Procedure Today: Issues and Cases

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Prentice Hall, 2000 - Law - 482 pages
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Using language that is easily accessible to non-attorneys, this innovative introduction to criminal procedure combines both the "black letter" law approach and the case approach by beginning each chapter with a discussion of the law, followed by significant cases (carefully edited and abridged) in that area. It features a unique three-question strategy for determining applicability, compliance with, and sanctions regarding the Fourth Amendment. Explores criminal procedure in relation to the courts; the justice system; the Fourth Amendment; Fourth Amendment exceptions; interrogation, confessions, and admissions; remedies; identification; pretrial proceedings; counsel; grand jury, charging decision and speedy trial; and punishment. For law enforcement professionals, workers in the criminal justice system, and lay persons interested in criminal procedure.

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Crimes and Torts Distinguished
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Justice System Structure and Process
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Copyright

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Cliff Roberson has published, authored, and co-authored 40 books. His personal experiences include service in the United States Marine Corps (Infantry Officer and judge advocate), membership in Texas and California Bar Associations, admission to practice before U.S. Supreme Court and state courts in California and Texas, chairmanship of numerous panels on criminological theory and criminal law at ACJS.

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