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Criminal Procedure: Principles, Policies, and Perspectives (American Casebook Series)

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Edition: 5th ed., 2013
Author(s): Dressler, Thomas


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In this Criminal Procedure: Principles, Policies, and Perspectives casebook, the expert authors provide different perspectives to the fundamental doctrinal issues. They provide empirical evidence to show how the law actually operates and raise philosophical and jurisprudential issues throughout the text. Subjects covered include the Fourth Amendment and remedies for violations. Addresses confessions and the voluntariness requirement, police interrogation and the self-incrimination clause, and the Sixth Amendment right to counsel. Explores entrapment, eyewitness identification procedures, and pretrial release. Covers case screening, preparing for adjudication, the role of counsel, and the plea bargaining and guilty pleas. Also examines the trial process, sentencing, double jeopardy, and the post-trial process.

Features and Benefits:
Expert review of criminal procedure;
Examines how the law actually works;
Comprehensive review of the Fourth Amendment;
Notes and Questions section features important issues within cases;
Problems sections throughout aids teaching by "problem method" style.

Table of Contents includes:
The Criminal Process: Failure and Legitimacy;
Fourth Amendment: An Overview;
Passing the Threshold of the Fourth Amendment;
The Substance of the Fourth Amendment;
Remedies for Fourth Amendment Violations;
Confessions: The Voluntariness Requirement;
Police Interrogation: The Self-Incrimination Clause
Police Interrogation: The Sixth Amendment Right to Counsel;
Eyewitness Identification Procedures;
Pretrial Release;
Case Screening Preparing for Adjudication;
The Role of Counsel;
Plea Bargaining and Guilty Pleas;
The Trial Process;
Double Jeopardy;
Post-Trial Process: Correcting Erroneous Verdicts.


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Format Hardcover
Author Dressler, Thomas
ISBN 9780314279484
Edition 5th ed., 2013
Publisher West