For courses in Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure and the Constitution.
This text combines criminal law, criminal procedure and the Constitution from a practitioner’s point of view. Drawing on the author’s vast professional experience, it gives readers what most survey books do not, the ability to analyze criminal justice situations from a legal perspective. Discussion of the Constitution and U.S. Supreme Court decisions are integrated throughout each chapter. Edited case excerpts appear throughout and retain original court language, detailed analysis and questions to illustrate fundamental legal concepts. Building on its more effective treatment of case law, the book clearly shows the relationship between criminal law, criminal procedure the Constitution.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: The Constitution and Criminal Law
Chapter 2: How a Criminal Case Works Through The Courts
Chapter 3: Criminal Law and the First Amendment
Chapter 4: The Criminal Law Staples : Parties, Intent, Acts, Causation, Inchoate Crimes
Chapter 5: Crimes Against the Person
Chapter 6: Crimes Against Property
Chapter 7 : Crimes That Harm the Public
Chapter 8 : Defenses Based on Excuse
Chapter 9 : Defenses Based on Justification
Chapter 10 : Pre-trial Identification, Terry Stops and Arrests
Chapter 11 : Search and Seizure
Chapter 12 : Exceptions to the Warrant Requirement
Chapter 13 :Interrogation and Confessions
Chapter 14 : The Constitution at Trial
Chapter 15 : Sentencing and Appeals
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$70.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-501809-5