Criminal Procedure: Constitution and Society
Using a blend of text and edited cases, this book provides up-to-date coverage of constitutional criminal procedure. It covers all relevant Fourth ... Show synopsis Using a blend of text and edited cases, this book provides up-to-date coverage of constitutional criminal procedure. It covers all relevant Fourth Amendment topics, incorporation, confessions, right to counsel, identification and entrapment, and separate chapters on the pre-trial and trial process. Important cases are highlighted using a case and comment approach, and this edition includes all new legal puzzles and updated Supreme Court biographies. With an emphasis on law and society, it provides essential information about the law of constitutional criminal procedure, the most meaningful Supreme Court cases, and discussion of criminal procedure in its social, political, and historical contexts. Includes the latest Supreme Court decisions through June 2006 in areas such as: Search Warrants; Arrest; Stop & Frisk; Consent; Counsel; Confessions; Trial. New! Additional sections on order and liberty in a time of terror - Confronts the important topic of how to process aliens and American citizens taken into custody for their alleged roles in the terror campaign. For people working in the criminal justice system.