Basic Criminal Procedures

Basic Criminal Procedures

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For undergraduate courses in Criminal Law and Procedures. This text explores the basic procedural aspects of the criminal justice system relative to the procedural laws of all states. It focuses on the language-attorney created legalese-used by those who work within the system, to provide clear description and explanation of criminal procedures. Explains how the procedures followed in criminal justice today were devised to protect American citizens from 18th century England. It shows the deficiencies of the system, and recent concern for the impact of crime on society.show more

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  • Paperback | 205 pages
  • 198.12 x 248.92 x 12.7mm | 498.95g
  • Pearson Education Limited
  • Prentice-Hall
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • 0130847747
  • 9780130847744

Table of contents

1. Fundamental Concepts of Law. 2. The Exclusionary Rule. 3. Laws of Arrest. 4. Miranda: Its Meaning and Application. 5. Booking and Custody Procedures. 6. The Court Structure and Pretrial Procedures. 7. The Trial. 8. Sentencing Procedures and Alternatives. 9. Post-Sentencing Procedure. References. Case Index. Subject Index.show more