Procedures in the Justice System, 10e, is comprehensive yet readable. Designed for one-semester courses on American criminal courts, it covers the court systems and processes using a sequential approach—following law violators from arrest to conviction and sentencing. Each chapter examines the roles that law enforcement agencies, courts, and correctional departments play in the process, and builds logically on previous material. Down-to-earth examples, illustrations, court documents, and cases help make procedures more real and concrete.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Historical Development of Law and the Justice System
Chapter 2 Search and Seizure
Chapter 3 Arrest and Custody
Chapter 4 Initial Appearance
Chapter 6 Place and Time of Trial
Chapter 7 Trial
Chapter 8 Assistance of Counsel
Chapter 9 Pretrial Motions, Hearings, and Plea Negotiations
Chapter 10 Courtroom Evidence
Chapter 11 Trial: Roles of Major Participants
Chapter 12 Jury
Chapter 13 Trial Procedure
Chapter 14 Instructions and Deliberation of the Jury
Chapter 15 The Verdict and Appeals
Chapter 16 Sentencing
Chapter 17 Collateral Proceedings
Chapter 18 Victims’ Rights
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