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Criminal Procedure: Theory and Practice, CourseSmart eTextbook, 2nd Edition

By Jefferson L. Ingram

Published by Prentice Hall

Published Date: May 8, 2008

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For courses in Criminal Procedure.


This book balances straightforward text and presentations of numerous historical and contemporary cases to provide students with a thorough and interesting introduction to criminal procedure. Cases are now integrated into each chapter and comments, notes and questions accompany each case. This edition features three new chapters, How Would You Decide exercises and a companion website to support the text. Using a balanced text/case format it provides an overview of criminal procedure as well as a detailed analysis of areas of the law that require specialized consideration.

Table of Contents

Part 1: The Criminal Procedure Matrix


Chapter 1 Constitution and the Bill of Rights: The Source of Protections for the Accused

Chapter 2  Criminal Courts: Organization, Function, Jurisdiction, and the Criminal Process

Chapter 3 The Principles of the Mapp Exclusionary Rule


Part 2: Arrest, Stop and Frisk and Search Warrant Practice


Chapter 4 Arrest and Related Concepts

Chapter 5 Stop and Frisk and Related Concepts

Chapter 6 Obtaining and Using Search Warrants: Practice, Execution, and Return


Part 3: Searching Persons and Property


Chapter 7 Searches and Seizures: Places, Persons and Vehicles

Chapter 8 Special Needs Searches [old chapter five]

Chapter 9 Searches of Open Fields and Abandoned Property


Part 4: Miranda Warnings, Confessions, and Identification Procedures


Chapter 10 Miranda Warnings and Related Requirements

Chapter 11 Confessions and the Fifth Amendment


Part 5: Pretrial and Trial Criminal Procedure and Appellate Practice


Chapter 12  Pretrial Criminal Process: Pretrial Motions, Identification Process, Preliminary Hearing, Bail, Right to Counsel, Speedy Trial, and Double Jeopardy

Chapter 13 Trial Procedure and Legal Rights [old chap 13 mostly]

Chapter 14 Appellate Practice and Other Posttrial Remedies



A: The Constitution of the United States

B:  The Bill of Rights






Table of Cases


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$85.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-812659-9