The greatest criminal cases : changing the course of American law. / J. Michael Martinez.
Santa Barbara, California : Praeger, 
xvi, 266 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Formatted Contents Note
Hurtado v. California (1884) and nineteenth-century criminal procedure Weeks v. United States (1914) and the origins of the exclusionary rule Olmstead v. United States (1928) and wiretapping the "baby lieutenant" Powell v. Alabama (1932) and the Scottsboro boys Brown v. Mississippi (1936) and fundamental fairness Mapp v. Ohio (1961) and the exclusionary rule redux Gideon v. Wainwright (1963) and the right to counsel Miranda v. Arizona (1966) and the right to remain silent Katz v. United States (1967) and the right to privacy Terry v. Ohio (1968) and the stop-and-frisk search Chimel v. California (1969) and searches incident to arrest United States v. Leon (1984) and a good faith exception to the exclusionary rule California v. Hodari D (1991) and determining when a "seizure" occurs Hamdan v. Rumsfeld (2006) and trial by jury.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 239-255) and index.
KF220 .M274 2014
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