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NCJ Number: 119396 Find in a Library
Title: Leading Constitutional Cases on Criminal Justice
Editor(s): L L Weinreb
Date Published: 1989
Page Count: 935
Sponsoring Agency: Foundation Press
New York, NY 10001
Publication Number: ISBN 0-88277-755-6
Sale Source: Foundation Press
11 Penn Plaza, Tenth Floor
New York, NY 10001
United States of America
Type: Reference Material
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This document brings together the texts of leading constitutional cases that deal with investigating and prosecuting crimes.
Abstract: The cases are edited to eliminate material not relevant to criminal justice. Concurring and dissenting opinions that in the editor's judgment make substantial contributions are also included. Subjects covered include due process of law; the fourth amendment: arrest, search, and seizure; electronic surveillance, agents and informers, and entrapment; and the privilege against self-incrimination. Additional leading cases cover such issues as lineups, preliminary examination, bail, the right to a speedy trial, plea-bargaining, trial by jury, trial, double jeopardy, sentence, and collateral attack. The volume, intended for use by law students and criminal justice professionals, includes a table of cases.
Main Term(s): Legal doctrines
Index Term(s): Constitutional Rights/Civil Liberties
Note: 1989 Edition
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