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Title: CRIMINAL LAW REVOLUTION AND ITS AFTERMATH, 1960-1972
Author(s): ANON
Corporate Author: US Dept of Health, Education, and Welfare
National Institute of Mental Health
United States of America
Date Published: 1973
Page Count: 445
Sponsoring Agency: Bureau of National Affairs
Washington, DC 20037
US Dept of Health, Education, and Welfare
Rockville, MD 20857
Sale Source: Bureau of National Affairs
1231 25th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20037
United States of America
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: A TERM-BY-TERM, CASE-BY-CASE REVIEW OF DECISIONS OF THE SUPREME COURT IN THE AREA OF CRIMINAL LAW SINCE THE SEARCH AND SEIZURE CASE OF MAPP V. OHIO.
Abstract: OVER 400 CASES DECIDED IN THE FIRST NINE TERMS OF THE 1960'S (THE 'REVOLUTION' IN THE COURT) AND THE SUBSEQUENT THREE TERMS (THE AFTERMATH OF THE REVOLUTION) ARE REVIEWED. EACH CASE IS CONCISELY ANALYZED AND ATTENTION IS DRAWN TO EARLIER CASES NOW OVERRULED OR FURTHER DELINEATED AND TO THE VIEWS OF DISSENTING JUSTICES. THE LANDMARK CASES ARE PLACED IN THE HISTORICAL CONTEXT OF THE LONG JUDICIAL STRUGGLE TO ENSURE THE RIGHTS OF CRIMINAL SUSPECTS, WHICH BEGAN ABOUT 30 YEARS AGO. (AUTHOR ABSTRACT)
Index Term(s): Bill of Rights; Capital punishment; Constitutional Rights/Civil Liberties; Cruel and unusual punishment; Judicial decisions; Judicial process; Right against self incrimination; Rights of the accused; Rules of evidence; Search and seizure
Note: KF9614.C73
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