Essentials of Criminal Procedure

Essentials of Criminal Procedure

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Created with flexibility and case law in mind, Essentials of Criminal Procedures, First Edition provides a broad overview of criminal procedures and the Supreme Court cases that have impacted them. Designed to supplement U.S. Supreme Court casebooks, the author uses clear language and a straightforward style to explain topics such as the Fourth Amendment, confessions, and the pretrial process. Supreme Court cases, with thumbnail holdings, conclude each chapter and provide an excellent, easy-to-use reference of case law. If you use the case method approach, this supplement will help your students comprehend original source material by providing them with essential background knowledge of important cases and more

Product details

  • Paperback | 400 pages
  • 175.3 x 231.1 x 20.3mm | 544.32g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Prentice Hall
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • 0131136011
  • 9780131136014

Table of contents

1. Understanding Criminal Procedure. 2. Fourth Amendment Overview: The Expectation of Privacy. 3. The Exclusionary Rule. 4. Search Warrants. 5. Plain View, Open Fields, and Consent Searches. 6. Probable Cause. 7. Arrest. 8. Search Incident to Arrest and Related Topics. 9. Stop-and-Frisk. 10. Automobile Searches. 11. Border, Administrative, and Special Needs Searches. 12. The Right to Counsel. 13. Confessions I. Due Process and Privilege Against Self-Incrimination. 14. Confessions II. Miranda v. Arizona. 15. Confessions III. Sixth Amendment. 16. Identification: Lineups and Showups. 17. Entrapment. 18. Pretrial Release and Bail. 19. The Pretrial Process. 20. The Criminal Trial. 21. The Criminal Jury. 22. Alternative Remedies and Civil Liability. Table of Cases. Appendix: United States Constitution: Bill of Rights and Fourteenth more