Guide to South Carolina Criminal Law and Procedure
A user-friendly introduction to the Palmetto State's criminal justice system
A handy reference for students, police officers, and concerned citizens, the Guide to South Carolina Criminal Law and Procedure, Fifth Edition, offers a comprehensive overview of the state's criminal justice system, including legislative changes enacted during the 1995-96 session. Patricia Seets Watson and William Shepard McAninch identify the functions of the police, prosecution, defense, and the Department of Corrections; define the jurisdiction and sentencing options of various courts; and discuss the procedures involved in processing a case from start to finish.
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History of Criminal Law and Punishment
Classification of Crimes
The Court System
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