9780134813431

Criminal Procedure From First Contact to Appeal

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  • ISBN13:

    9780134813431

  • ISBN10:

    013481343X

  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2018-01-02
  • Publisher: Pearson

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Summary

For courses in criminal procedure.

Basic introductory approach to criminal procedure, with a real-world slant
Criminal Procedure: From First Contact to Appeal is a comprehensive introduction to criminal procedure, from the point where individuals first come into contact with the police, all the way through to appeal. Presupposing no legal expertise, the text connects criminal procedure cases to their real-world implications through innovative pedagogy, such as decision-making exercises that position students as judge. The 6th edition adds Supreme Court decisions through the 2016–17 term and analyzes their impact on criminal and legal processes.

Criminal Procedure: From First Contact to Appeal
6 th edition, is also available via Revel™, an interactive learning environment that enables students to read, practice, and study in one continuous experience.

Author Biography

John L. Worrall is Professor and Criminology Program Head at the University of Texas at Dallas. He received a Ph.D. in Political Science from Washington State University in 1999. His areas of interest and expertise include policing, courts, and crime control policy, but he has also published research on correctional matters, legal issues, and a range of other criminal justice/criminology topics. His research has focused primarily on identifying successful programs, policies, and interventions aimed at preventing and controlling crime. In this vein, he has also authored a number of best-selling criminal justice books, including the popular Crime Control in America: What Works? (3rd edition, Pearson, forthcoming). He also currently serves as editor of the journal Police Quarterly.

Table of Contents

PART 1: INTRODUCTION
1. Introduction to Criminal Procedure
2. Remedies

PART 2: SEARCH AND SEIZURE
3. Introduction to Search and Seizure
4. Searches and Arrests with Warrants
5. Searches and Arrests without Warrants
6. Actions Based on Reasonable Suspicion
7. Actions Based on Administrative Justification and Consent

PART 3: INTERROGATIONS, CONFESSIONS, AND IDENTIFICATION PROCEDURES
8. Interrogations and Confessions
9. Identification Procedures and the Role of Witnesses

PART 4: THE BEGINNINGS OF FORMAL PROCEEDINGS
10. The Pretrial Process
11. Prosecutors, Grand Juries, and Defense Attorneys
12. Plea Bargaining and Guilty Pleas

PART 5: TRIAL, CONVICTION, AND BEYOND
13. Rights at Trial
14. More Rights at Trial
15. Sentencing, Appeals, and Habeas Corpus

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