9780495001386

Criminal Evidence

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  • ISBN13:

    9780495001386

  • ISBN10:

    0495001384

  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 7/29/2004
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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Summary

Highly accessible and engaging, CRIMINAL EVIDENCE provides comprehensive coverage of all evidentiary topics common in criminal proceedings. Hails devotes six chapters to constitutional issues essential to the collection and seizure of admissible evidence and legal interrogation. This popular text has been widely adopted throughout the country and is applicable to every state without sacrificing needed detail. This textmakes frequent references to Federal Rules of Evidence when they commonly apply and cites codes from several states where appropriate. Wherewide variation exists among the states, students are specifically urged to consult their local laws.

Table of Contents

Introduction
The Court Process
Types of Evidence
Direct and Circumstantial Evidence
Witnesses
Crime Scene Evidence, Experiments, and Models
Documentary Evidence
Hearsay and Its Exceptions
Privileged Communications
Developing Law of Search and Seizure
Field Interviews, Arrests and Jail Searches
Plain View, Consent and Administrative Warrants
Electronic Surveillance and Other Searches
Self-Incrimination
Identification Procedures
Preparing the Case for Court
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