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NCJ Number: 119331 Find in a Library
Title: Criminal Procedure Handbook, 1989
Author(s): J G Carr
Date Published: 1989
Page Count: 672
Sponsoring Agency: Clark Boardman Company, Ltd
New York, NY 10014
Publication Number: ISBN O-87632-664-5
Sale Source: Clark Boardman Company, Ltd
435 Hudson Street
New York, NY 10014
United States of America
Type: Best Practice/State-of-the-Art Review
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This text is designed to provide lawyers and judges with information about Federal and State cases that were decided during 1988 that related to criminal procedures.
Abstract: The text is based on a review of all United States Supreme Court, Federal appellate court, and district court decisions reported in 1988, as well as leading State court decisions reported in the "Criminal Law Reporter" and other sources. The discussion includes more than 2,500 citations to these cases as well as the citation of several dozen law review articles that appeared in 1988. Individual chapters deal with Fourth Amendment issues related to searches and seizures; Fifth Amendment issues related to self-incrimination, grand jury proceedings, double jeopardy, and due process; and Sixth Amendment issues related to suspect identification, the right to counsel, the right to a speedy and public trial, and the right to confrontation. Further chapters address pretrial proceedings, guilty pleas, juries, evidence, sentencing, appeals, and habeas corpus procedures. Footnotes.
Main Term(s): Criminal procedures
Index Term(s): Criminal proceedings; Rights of the accused; State supreme courts; US Supreme Court decisions
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