Criminal Law and Procedure: An Overview

Criminal Law and Procedure: An Overview

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Criminal law and criminal procedure are two distinct areas of study. Discover both and see how they work together in CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCEDURE: AN OVERVIEW, 4TH EDITION. This booka€™s clear and concise presentation will equip you for a variety of legal careers as it covers both the substance of criminal law and criminal procedure to give you a solid overview of the entire criminal justice system. The book first defines criminal responsibility and addresses major felonies recognized in most, if not all, jurisdictions. The second half details procedural aspects of the entire criminal justice system, from arrest to appeal and habeas corpus, with special emphasis on the U.S. Constitutiona€™s fourth, fifth, and sixth amendments. A wealth of summaries and excerpts from court cases highlight practical applications of this booka€™s legal principles.This edition introduces emerging topics and increases coverage of ethical issues, such as the impact of electronic communications on the discovery process. New Learning Objectives and Sidebars draw attention to concept summary charts, while new practice exercises, essays and integrated discussion questions help you apply criminal law and procedure as it is practiced today. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.What is the ultimate test for the constitutionality of a warrantless search: whether the search was reasonable under the totality of the ... essaY. Questions. What is the procedure in your jurisdiction for obtaining an administrative search warrant? 5. ... a Fourth Amendment initiative designed to promote awareness of search and seizure principles through conferences, training, lectures, and online support .

Title:Criminal Law and Procedure: An Overview
Author:Ronald Bacigal, Mary Tate
Publisher:Cengage Learning - 2014-01-01


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