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Criminal Law and Procedure

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9780534572624

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Table of Contents

Prefacep. xi
Legal Foundations of Criminal Justicep. 1
Fundamentals of Criminal Law and Procedurep. 2
Introductionp. 3
What Is a Crime?p. 4
Civil and Criminal Lawp. 7
The Origins and Sources of the Criminal Lawp. 7
Constitutional Limitations on the Criminal Justice Systemp. 12
Stages in the Criminal Processp. 13
Criminal Punishmentp. 20
Organization of the Criminal Justice Systemp. 26
Introductionp. 27
Legislaturesp. 27
Law Enforcement Agenciesp. 30
Prosecutorial Agenciesp. 32
Defense Attorneysp. 34
Juriesp. 35
The Courtsp. 36
The Juvenile Justice Systemp. 43
The Corrections Systemp. 44
The Substantive Criminal Lawp. 49
Constitutional Limitations on the Prohibition of Criminal Conductp. 50
Introductionp. 51
The Power to Enact Criminal Lawsp. 52
Bills of Attainder and Ex Post Facto Lawsp. 54
The Bill of Rightsp. 55
The First Amendment Freedom of Expressionp. 56
Freedom of Assemblyp. 60
Free Exercise of Religionp. 61
The Right to Keep and Bear Armsp. 63
The Doctrines of Vagueness and Overbreadthp. 63
The Prohibition Against Cruel and Unusual Punishmentsp. 65
The Constitutional Right of Privacyp. 65
Equal Protection of the Lawsp. 67
Standards of Judicial Reviewp. 68
The Importance of State Constitutionsp. 68
Excerpts from Judicial Decisionsp. 72
Brandenburg v. Ohiop. 72
Miller v. Californiap. 73
Griswold v. Connecticutp. 75
Elements of Crimes and Parties to Crimesp. 77
Introductionp. 78
The Actus Reus (The Act Requirement)p. 78
The Mens Rea (The Criminal Intent Requirement)p. 81
The Strict Liability Offensesp. 86
The Causation Requirementp. 87
Parties to a Crimep. 88
Excerpts from Judicial Decisionsp. 92
People v. Valotp. 92
Morissette v. United Statesp. 92
Inchoate Offensesp. 95
Introductionp. 96
Attemptp. 96
Solicitationp. 99
Conspiracyp. 101
Excerpts from Judicial Decisionsp. 109
Bucklew v. Statep. 109
State v. Keenp. 111
Gomez v. Peoplep. 113
Offenses Against Personsp. 115
Introductionp. 116
Assaultive Offensesp. 117
Homicidep. 121
Suicidep. 132
Rape and Sexual Batteryp. 135
Abortionp. 144
Abusive Offensesp. 146
False Imprisonment and Kidnappingp. 148
Civil Rights Offensesp. 152
Hate Crimesp. 154
Excerpts from Judicial Decisionsp. 158
State v. Towersp. 158
State v. Corderp. 159
Manuel v. Statep. 160
State v. Studhamp. 162
State v. Rothenbergp. 163
State v. Sniderp. 165
Crimes Against Propertyp. 167
Introductionp. 168
The Common-Law Theft Offensesp. 168
The Modern Approach to Theft Offensesp. 171
Robberyp. 175
Forgery and Uttering a Forged Instrumentp. 179
Worthless Checksp. 181
Access Device Fraudp. 182
Habitation Offensesp. 183
Malicious Mischiefp. 187
Extortionp. 187
Defenses to Property Crimesp. 188
Excerpts from Judicial Decisionsp. 191
State v. Richardp. 191
Jones v. Commonwealthp. 192
Holloway aka Ali v. United Statesp. 193
State v. Gomezp. 194
State v. Feldtp. 196
State v. Tonnisenp. 197
Offenses Against Public Moralityp. 199
Introductionp. 200
Criminal Prohibitions of Sexual Conductp. 202
Indecent Exposurep. 207
Obscenityp. 208
Profanityp. 213
Gamblingp. 214
Excerpts from Judicial Decisionsp. 220
Bowers v. Hardwickp. 220
Campbell v. Sundquistp. 222
Austin v. Statep. 224
Radey v. Statep. 226
United States v. Pinellip. 227
Alcohol and Drug Offensesp. 230
Introductionp. 231
Drug Offensesp. 231
Drug Courts: A New Approachp. 235
Intoxication Offensesp. 237
Excerpts from Judicial Decisionsp. 242
Robinson v. Californiap. 242
Embry v. Statep. 243
Powell v. Texasp. 244
People v. Randolphp. 246
White-Collar and Organized Crimep. 248
Introductionp. 249
Legal Principles Governing White-Collar Crimesp. 249
Common Federal White-Collar Crimesp. 251
Organized Crimep. 259
Defenses in White-Collar and Organized Crime Casesp. 262
Excerpts from Judicial Decisionsp. 265
Evans v. United Statesp. 265
United States v. Gambinop. 267
United States v. Lewisp. 268
Offenses Against Public Health and the Environmentp. 271
Introductionp. 272
Public Health Legislationp. 272
Planning and Zoning Lawsp. 275
The Scope of Federal and State Environmental Statutesp. 276
Noise Pollutionp. 281
Antismoking Legislationp. 283
Wildlife Protection Lawsp. 283
Excerpts from Judicial Decisionsp. 287
United States v. Sellersp. 287
Offenses Against Public Order and Safetyp. 289
Introductionp. 290
Breaches of the Peacep. 290
Vagrancy, Loitering, and Curfewsp. 294
Motor Vehicle Violationsp. 299
Weapons Offensesp. 300
Excerpts from Judicial Decisionsp. 305
Commonwealth v. Youngp. 305
City of Chicago v. Moralesp. 306
State v. Youngp. 310
United States v. Evansp. 311
United States v. Lopezp. 311
Offenses Against Justice and Public Administrationp. 313
Introductionp. 314
Briberyp. 314
Perjuryp. 317
Obstruction of Justicep. 320
Resisting Arrestp. 321
Compounding a Crimep. 322
Escapep. 323
Contemptp. 325
Excerpts from Judicial Decisionsp. 330
State v. Gustafsonp. 330
United States v. Scottp. 331
State v. Blantonp. 333
State v. Ringp. 335
Criminal Responsibility and Defensesp. 336
Introductionp. 337
Defenses in Generalp. 337
Defenses Asserting Lack of Capacity to Commit a Crimep. 338
Defenses Asserting Excuse or Justificationp. 344
Defenses Justifying the Use of Forcep. 350
Defenses Based on Constitutional and Statutory Authorityp. 357
Defenses Based on Improper Government Conductp. 362
Nontraditional Defensesp. 366
Excerpts from Judicial Decisionsp. 373
Latimore v. Statep. 373
United States v. Freemanp. 374
State v. Freemanp. 375
People v. Greenep. 377
Cruz v. Statep. 379
Law Enforcement and Criminal Procedurep. 381
Search and Seizurep. 382
Introductionp. 383
Historical Backgroundp. 383
When, Where, and to Whom the Fourth Amendment Appliesp. 385
The Scope of Privacy Protected by the Fourth Amendmentp. 390
The Warrant Requirementp. 393
Exceptions to the Warrant Requirementp. 401
Exceptions to the Probable Cause Requirementp. 406
Technology and the Fourth Amendmentp. 409
The Exclusionary Rulep. 411
Excerpts from Judicial Decisionsp. 417
Katz v. United Statesp. 417
Illinois v. Gatesp. 419
United States v. Rossp. 421
Mapp v. Ohiop. 423
United States v. Leonp. 424
Arrest, Interrogation, and Identification Proceduresp. 427
Introductionp. 428
Arrestp. 429
Investigatory Detentionp. 434
Roadblocks and Sobriety Checkpointsp. 438
Requests for Information or Identificationp. 440
Interrogation and Confessionsp. 441
Identification Proceduresp. 445
Excerpts from Judicial Decisionsp. 451
Tennessee v. Garnerp. 451
Whren v. United Statesp. 455
Miranda v. Arizonap. 453
New York v. Quarlesp. 458
United States v. Wadep. 460
The Pretrial Processp. 463
Introductionp. 464
The Right to Counselp. 464
Disposition of Petty Offensesp. 469
The Initial Court Appearancep. 469
Pretrial Release and Pretrial Detentionp. 470
The Formal Charging Processp. 473
The Grand Juryp. 475
Extraditionp. 477
Jurisdiction and Venuep. 478
Joinder and Severancep. 479
Pretrial Motionsp. 482
Arraignmentp. 484
Plea Bargainingp. 485
Availability of Compulsory Processp. 487
Pretrial Discoveryp. 487
The Right to a Speedy Trialp. 490
Excerpts from Judicial Decisionsp. 494
Scott v. Illinoisp. 494
United States v. Salernop. 496
United States v. Calandrap. 498
Boykin v. Alabamap. 500
Bordenkircher v. Hayesp. 501
The Criminal Trialp. 504
Introductionp. 505
Constitutional Rights Pertaining to the Criminal Trialp. 505
Selection of the Juryp. 509
Free Press Versus Fair Trialp. 514
"Order in the Court"p. 516
The Rules of Evidencep. 518
The Trial Processp. 528
Excerpts from Judicial Decisionsp. 541
Williams v. Floridap. 541
Batson v. Kentuckyp. 543
Jackson v. Statep. 546
Sentencing and Punishmentp. 549
Introductionp. 550
Contemporary Forms of Criminal Punishmentp. 552
The Death Penaltyp. 556
The Sentencing Stage of the Criminal Processp. 564
Granting and Revoking Probationp. 569
Statutory Approaches to Incarcerationp. 571
The Rights of Prisonersp. 577
The Rights of Crime Victimsp. 581
Excerpts from Judicial Decisionsp. 585
Furman v. Georgiap. 585
Gregg v. Georgiap. 589
Payne v. Tennesseep. 591
Apprendi v. New Jerseyp. 594
Koon v. United Statesp. 597
Appeal and Postconviction Reliefp. 600
Introductionp. 601
Appeal of Rightp. 601
The Appellate Processp. 606
Postconviction Reliefp. 613
Nonjudicial Remedies Available to Persons Convicted of Crimesp. 618
Excerpts from Judicial Decisionsp. 622
Douglas v. Californiap. 622
Felker v. Turpinp. 624
Access to the Law Through Legal Researchp. 628
The Nature of Legal Researchp. 628
Primary Legal Sourcesp. 628
Secondary Sourcesp. 637
Computerized Legal Researchp. 642
How to Research a Specific Point of Lawp. 643
Conclusionp. 645
The Constitution of the United States of Americap. 646
Glossaryp. 660
Table of Casesp. 687
Indexp. 695
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