Criminal Law and Procedure for the Paralegal: A Systems Approach
This text prepares paralegals in the principles of criminal law as well as in the practice skills needed daily in the law office. Presented in a clear, logical, outline format, Criminal Law and Procedure for the Paralegal: A Systems Approach, third , includes effective learning features such as charts, checklists, forms, documents, legal terminology, helpful web sites, and numerous illustrative case examples. A systems folder is also included to help build an impressive practice system of topically arranged forms, legal principles, rules, checklists, and other materials. This comprehensive text blends theory with practice and incorporates insights into the fascinating world of crime and criminals and the legal professionals who work within the justice system. The systems approach used continues to be one of the most popular features of this text, and the clear, concise, yet thorough presentation of concepts and skills leads to the development of a more thoughtful and accurate paralegal professional.
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Foundations of Criminal Law
Administration of Criminal Justice and the Role of the Paralegal
Components of a Crime
Crimes Against Persons and Crimes Against Habitation
Crimes Against Property Public Order and Safety Public Morals and Justice and Public Administration
Inchoate and Organized Crimes
Intake and Drafting the Complaint
Pretrial Initial Appearance to Preliminary Hearing
Pretrial Grand Jury to Pretrial Conference
Trial Rights Procedure Tasks
Sentencing Punishment and Review
System Folder Contents
Excerpts from the Constitution of the United States of America
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