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Criminal Procedure, 4th (West's Criminal Practice Series)

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Brand: Thomson West
Copyright: 2015-2017
ISBN: 9781539251446
Publication frequency: Updated as changes in the law dictate
Update method: N/A

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Criminal Procedure, 4th (West's Criminal Practice Series)

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Focusing on the pattern used by most states, the authors of Criminal Procedure provide step-by-step guidance through the typical state court criminal justice system. They explore every facet of criminal procedure from pre-arrest to pretrial, trial, postconviction, and appellate proceedings. Footnote documentation citing pivotal Supreme Court decisions is included. Topics covered include:

  • Detection and investigation of crime
  • Search and seizure and restrictions
  • The scope and application of the Miranda rule
  • The Sixth Amendment
  • The adversary system and the determination of guilt and innocence
  • Postconviction reviews
  • Habeas corpus
  • And more
In addition, this title:
  • Analyzes the law governing all of the major steps in the criminal justice process, starting with investigation and ending with postappeal collateral attacks
  • Identifies the critical issues, exploring their dimensions, and identifying and critiquing actual and proposed solutions
  • Shows the pattern in choices made across the country, especially by legislation or court rules, when constitutional doctrine permits significantly alternative standards and procedures
  • Goes beyond “the law” as it currently stands, exploring as well its historical roots and underlying policies

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  • Identifies the critical issues, exploring their dimensions, and identifying and critiquing actual and proposed solutions
  • Shows the pattern in choices made across the country, especially by legislation or court rules, when constitutional doctrine permits significantly alternative standards and procedures