Criminal Procedure Theory and Practice

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2008-05-21
  • Publisher: Pearson

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Criminal Procedure: Theory and Practice2/e presents a broad overview of criminal procedure as well as a detailed analysis of specific areas of the law that require specialized consideration.  The second edition has been thoroughly revised to provide students with an updated, comprehensive text written in reader-friendly language to introduce them the field of criminal procedure.  Cases are now integrated into each chapter and comments, notes and questions accompany each case. This edition features three new chapters, How Would You Decide exercises and a companion website to support the text. Using a balanced text/case format it provides an overview of criminal procedure as well as a detailed analysis of areas of the law that require specialized consideration.

Author Biography

Jefferson Ingram began his academic career by teaching Constitutional History for the Department of History at the University of Dayton in the Spring of 1978 and entered a  full-time tenure track position in the Criminal Justice Program in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Dayton in the Fall of 1978.  He continued to teach in the Department of History for two more semesters and offered courses in Criminal Procedure, The Law of Evidence, and Criminal Law until the late 1990's for the Criminal Justice Program.  During this time, he team taught a death penalty course, The Death Penalty, with a philosophy professor and offered a philosophy-criminal justice course jointly with a philosophy professor on The Moral Basis for Civil and Criminal Law.  In 1990, he taught a course for the School of Business Administration, Law for the Accounting Profession. In 1994, the Criminal Justice Program became the Criminal Justice Studies Program and the course on evidence was phased out with new duties added in the form of teaching a senior seminar course for all graduating Criminal Justice students.  In the Summer of 2003, Jefferson Ingram joined the Department of Political Science at the University of Dayton as a tenured faculty member, where he continues to teach and support students in the Criminal Justice Studies Program as needed.


During the twenty-nine years of teaching, Jefferson Ingram has published books on criminal procedure, Cases and Materials on Criminal Procedure , Copyright 1986, Anderson Publishing Co., Cincinnati, Ohio, and Criminal Procedure: Cases and Materials , Copyright 1995, Anderson Publishing Co., Cincinnati, Ohio, along with ancillary teaching manuals.  A third book on criminal procedure, Criminal Procedure, Theory and Practice, Copyright 2005, Pearson Education, Inc. In the area of the law of evidence, Criminal Evidence , 8th edition by John Klotter and Jefferson Ingram with Anderson Publishing and Criminal Evidence , 9th edition by Jefferson Ingram with Mathew Bender Company are recent publications.

Table of Contents

The Criminal Procedure Matrix
Constitution and the Bill of Rights: The Source of Protections for the Accused
Criminal Courts: Organization, Function, Jurisdiction, and the Criminal Process
The Principles of the Mapp Exclusionary Rule
Arrest, Stop and Frisk and Search Warrant Practice
Arrest and Related Concepts
Stop and Frisk and Related Concepts
Obtaining and Using Search Warrants: Practice, Execution, and Return
Searching Persons and Property
Searches and Seizures: Places, Persons and Vehicles
Special Needs Searches [old chapter five]
Searches of Open Fields and Abandoned Property
Miranda Warnings, Confessions, and Identification Procedures
Miranda Warnings and Related Requirements
Confessions and the Fifth Amendment
Pretrial and Trial Criminal Procedure and Appellate Practice
Pretrial Criminal Process: Pretrial Motions, Identification Process, Preliminary Hearing, Bail, Right to Counsel, Speedy Trial, and Double Jeopardy
Trial Procedure and Legal Rights [old chap 13 mostly]
Appellate Practice and Other Posttrial Remedies
The Constitution of the United States B: The Bill of Rights
Table of Cases
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