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NCJ Number: 120711 Find in a Library
Title: Criminal Process: Cases, Comment, Questions
Author(s): L L Weinreb
Date Published: 1989
Page Count: 116
Sponsoring Agency: Foundation Press
New York, NY 10001
Publication Number: ISBN 0-88277-737-8
Sale Source: Foundation Press
11 Penn Plaza, Tenth Floor
New York, NY 10001
United States of America
Type: Legislation/Policy Analysis
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This book discusses 228 cases involving decisions on investigation and prosecution.
Abstract: Chapters cover arrest; stop and frisk; search; informers, eavesdroppers and wiretapping; examination and identification; questioning; preliminary investigation; bail; the decision to prosecute; indictment; pleas and plea bargaining; proceeding before trial; trial; sentence and judgment; appeal; double jeopardy; and collateral attack. Major cases cited include Skinner v. Railway Labor Executives' Association, California v. Greenwood, United States v. Salerno, Taylor v. Illinois, Arizona v. Youngblood, and Williams v. Ward. The chapters on search, questioning, preliminary investigation, bail, proceedings before trial, and trial offer historical backgrounds and interpretations. Table of cases.
Main Term(s): Judicial decisions
Index Term(s): Investigative auditing procedures; Judicial process; Jurisprudence
Note: Fourth Edition, 1989 Supplement
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