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NCJ Number: 127548 Find in a Library
Title: Criminal Procedure Cases and Comments, 1989 Supplement, Third Edition
Author(s): J R Haddad; J B Zagel; G L Starkman; W J Bauer
Date Published: 1989
Page Count: 240
Sponsoring Agency: Foundation Press
New York, NY 10001
Publication Number: ISBN 0-88277-739-4
Sale Source: Foundation Press
11 Penn Plaza, Tenth Floor
New York, NY 10001
United States of America
Type: Legislation/Policy Description
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This volume contains criminal procedure cases and comments, including two recent U.S. Supreme Court decisions rejecting fourth amendment challenges to drug testing programs.
Abstract: The first part covers limits on law enforcement practices and procedures. Cases deal with confessions and interrogations, eyewitness identification procedures, wiretapping and electronic surveillance, exclusionary principles and alternative remedies for unlawful investigative practices, and limits of undercover work. The second part examines the judicial process, focusing on prosecutorial discretion, rights of indigents in formal criminal proceedings, preliminary hearings, and grand jury proceedings. This part also includes cases that consider right to bail, pretrial motions, competency to stand trial, disclosure and discovery, pleas, trial by jury, quality of representation by counsel, sentencing alternatives, post-trial motions, and appellate and other post-trial remedies. A table of cases is provided.
Main Term(s): Judicial decisions
Index Term(s): Criminal proceedings; Trial procedures; US Supreme Court decisions
Note: University Casebook Series
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