Criminal Evidence for Police

Criminal Evidence for Police

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For courses in Criminal Evidence, Criminal Investigation, and Administration of Justice in 2 and 4 year colleges.

Addressed specifically to the needs of police officers and criminal investigators, this text provides a functional analysis of evidence in criminal courts. It explores evidence in action in America's courtrooms - focusing on how it does, or does not, get there.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 256 pages
  • 183 x 241 x 17mm | 540g
  • Pearson
  • Englewood Cliffs, NJ, United States
  • English
  • 4th edition
  • 0133046354
  • 9780133046359

Table of contents

1. From Evidence to Proof.

2. Briefing Cases.

3. The Role of Prosecutor and Defense Counsel.

4. Testimony.

5. Witnesses.

6. Hearsay Evidence.

7. Opinion Evidence.

8. Articles and Exhibits of Evidence.

9. Direct versus Circumstantial Evidence.

10. The Exclusionary Rule.

11. Evidence: Arrests, Searches, and Seizures.

12. Confessions and Admissions.

13. Discovery and Disclosure.

14. Evidence of Electronic Surveillances.

15. The Defense Case.

16. Pleading to Appeal.

Selected Bibliography.


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