Cengage Advantage Books: Criminal Procedure for the Criminal Justice Professional

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  • Edition: 10th
  • Format: Loose-leaf
  • Copyright: 2008-03-19
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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With CRIMINAL PROCEDURE FOR THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE PROFESSIONAL, Tenth Edition, you'll have everything you need to develop a comprehensive understanding of the legal rights, duties, and liabilities of criminal justice professionals. This timely text presents a uniquely practical, real-life approach to criminal procedure, which makes it an ideal reference book as you begin your career. Using clear and concise statements of criminal procedure law and understandable explanations of the reasoning behind the law, authors John N. Ferdico, Henry F. Fradella, and Christopher Totten clarify potentially confusing and obscure legal matters. Additionally, they reduce the complexity of criminal procedure law into simple, straightforward guidelines and recommendations, illustrated with interesting examples of actual cases.

Table of Contents

Part One: FRAMEWORK FOR THE STUDY OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE. 1. Individual Rights Under the United States Constitution. 2. Criminal Courts, Pretrial Processes, and Trials. 3. Basic Underlying Concepts: The Exclusionary Rule, Privacy, Probable Cause, and Reasonableness. Part Two: SEARCH WARRANTS, ARRESTS, STOPS, AND FRISKS. 4. Criminal Investigatory Search Warrants. 5. Administrative Searches, Special Needs Searches, and Electronic Surveillance. 6. Arrest. 7. Stops and Frisks. Part Three: EXCEPTIONS TO THE SEARCH WARRANT REQUIREMENT. 8. Searches Incident-to-Arrest and Protective Sweeps. 9. Consent Searches. 10. The Plain View Doctrine. 11. Search and Seizure of Vehicles and Containers. 12. Open Fields and Abandoned Property. Part Four: CRIMINAL PROCEDURE AND THE FIFTH, SIXTH, AND FOURTEENTH AMENDMENTS. 13. Interrogations, Admissions, and Confessions. 14. Pretrial Vision Identification Procedures.

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