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Modern Criminal Procedure (American Casebook Series)

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Edition: 14th ed., 2015
Author(s): Kamisar, LaFave, Israel, et al


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This Modern Criminal Procedure casebook contains an overview of the criminal justice process including the nature and scope of the Fourteenth Amendment, due process, retroactivity, the federal "supervisory power," and state rights protection. It also touches on the right to counsel, transcripts, and other aids such as poverty, equality, and the adversary system. Includes reflections on the police, courts, and the criminal process. It provides insight into pretrial release, the decision whether to prosecute, the preliminary hearing, and the grand jury review, as well as looks at reprosecution and the ban against double jeopardy.

Features and Benefits:
Covers arrest, search and seizure, wiretapping, and electronic eavesdropping;
Looks at police encouragement and the defense of entrapment;
Reviews grand-jury investigations and the scope of exclusionary rules;
Investigates the scope of the prosecution;
Examines the right to a speedy trial and speedy disposition;
Discusses coerced, induced, and negotiated guilty pleas;
Compares trial by jury and trial by newspaper and television;
Explores post-conviction review regarding federal habeas corpus.


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Format Hardcover
Author Kamisar, LaFave, Israel, et al
ISBN 9781634591607
Edition 14th ed., 2015
Publisher West