Written in a direct and basic style that requires no prior knowledge of how or why the justice system operates, this book details the basic, generic elements of criminal procedures that are relevant within the context of either a national or a specific state's procedural framework. After an examination of significant procedural concepts and terms, ...Read MoreWritten in a direct and basic style that requires no prior knowledge of how or why the justice system operates, this book details the basic, generic elements of criminal procedures that are relevant within the context of either a national or a specific state's procedural framework. After an examination of significant procedural concepts and terms, it offers a detailed presentation of criminal procedures in sequential steps--from the point of an individual's first contact with police, through the law enforcement process, the courts, the correctional system, and back into the community on probation or parole. Excerpts from current appellate court decisions are featured throughout. Criminal Procedures in Perspective. Fundamental Concepts of Law. The Exclusionary Rule. The Laws and Procedures of Arrest. "Miranda: " Its Meaning and Application. Booking and Custody Procedures. The Adversary System: Roles of the Prosecution and Defense. The Court Structure and Pretrial Procedures. The Prosecutor's Case in Chief. Defense Strategies and Trial Outcomes. Sentencing Procedures and Alternatives. Post-Sentencing Procedure. For anyone interested in Criminal Procedures in the Justice System.Read Less
Fair. Paperback. All text is legible, may contain markings, cover wear, loose/torn pages or staining and much writing. SKU: 9780131731929-5-0-3 Orders ship the same or next business day. Expedited shipping within U.S. will arrive in 3-5 days. Hassle free 14 day return policy. Contact Customer Service for questions. ISBN: 9780131731929.
Good. Connecting readers with great books since 1972. Used books may not include companion materials, some shelf wear, may contain highlighting/notes, and may not include cd-rom or access codes. Customer service is our top priority!
Fair. Good copy for reading, may have heavy page wear with writing textual notes highlighting or be an heavily used ex library copy with library markings, stickers or stamps. Dust jacket or accessories may not be included.
Copyright in bibliographic data and cover images is held by Nielsen Book Services Limited, Baker & Taylor, Inc., or by their respective licensors, or by the publishers, or by their respective licensors. For personal use only. All rights reserved. All rights in images of books or other publications are reserved by the original copyright holders.