Hornbook series. Study aids (West Academic Publishing)
"This title analyzes the law governing all major steps in the criminal justice process, beginning with investigation and ending with post-appeal collateral attacks. All major themes are covered, with emphasis upon those basic issues deemed most significant in the case law and literature. Because of their special importance, leading Supreme Court opinions are given in-depth treatment."-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note
An introduction to the "criminal justice process" The constitutionalization of criminal procedure Arrest, search and seizure Network surveillance Police "encouragement" and the entrapment defense Interrogation and confessions Identification procedures Grand jury investigation Scope of the exclusionary rules Administration of the exclusionary rules The right to counsel Pretrial release The decision whether to prosecute The preliminary hearing Grand jury review The location of the prosecution The scope of the prosecution: joinder and severance Speedy trial and other prompt disposition The accusatory pleading Pretrial discovery Pleas of guilty Trial by jury and impartial judge Fair trial and free press The criminal trial Double jeopardy Sentencing procedures Appeals Post conviction review: collateral remedies.
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Description based on e-publication title page, viewed December 2, 2016.
Revision of: LaFave, Wayne R. Criminal procedure. Fifth edition. St. Paul, MN : West,