The American Constitution: Cases, Comments, Questions
Jesse H. Choper
West Group, 2001 - Law - 1316 pages
One of the very few constitutional law course books that still devotes significant space to constitutional-criminal procedure (e.g., search and seizure, right to counsel, police interrogation and confessions). Also contains a substantial section on the death penalty and related problems. Designed for those who want to teach criminal procedure in a class that also includes the standard components of a constitutional law course, such as the right of privacy (or "autonomy" or "personhood"), freedom of expression and freedom of religion, federalism and separation of powers.
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