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NCJ Number: 10709 Find in a Library
Title: BASIC PROCESSES OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE
Author(s): J L LEGRANDE
Date Published: 1973
Page Count: 214
Sponsoring Agency: Glencoe Publishing Co, Inc
Encino, CA 91316
Publication Number: U
Sale Source: Glencoe Publishing Co, Inc
17337 Ventura Boulevard
Encino, CA 91316
United States of America
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: A COMPREHENSIVE TEXT ON INSTITUTIONS, PERSONNEL, AND PROCESSES IN THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM PRESENTED IN A MANNER BETWEEN THE ELEMENTARY AND THE TECHNICAL.
Abstract: THE SOURCES AND LIMITS OF CRIMINAL LAW ARE DISCUSSED. THE POWER OF ARREST, 'STOP AND FRISK', SEARCHES, AND INTERROGATION ARE EMPHASIZED WITH EXPLANATIONS OF RELEVANT LEGAL PRECEDENTS AND RECENT SUPREME COURT RULINGS. THE COMPLEXITIES OF THE CRIMINAL TRIAL PROCESS ARE DESCRIBED, INCLUDING PROSECUTION AND DEFENSE FUNCTIONS, PRELIMINARY PROCEEDINGS, PLEA BARGAINING, THE JURY, THE TRIAL ITSELF, AND SENTENCING DECISIONS. THIS IS FOLLOWED BY INFORMATION ON APPEALS, POSTCONVICTION REVIEWS, INCARCERATION, AND RELEASE. DISCUSSION QUESTIONS FOR EACH CHAPTER AND AN ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY ARE INCLUDED.
Index Term(s): Arrest and apprehension; Grand juries; Judicial process; Juries; Plea negotiations; Post-conviction remedies; Preliminary hearing; Pretrial procedures; Prosecution; Right to Due Process; Rights of the accused; Rules of evidence; Search and seizure laws; Sentencing/Sanctions; Trials
Note: KF9223.L4
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