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NCJ Number: 136300 Find in a Library
Title: Case and Commentary
Journal: California Judges Association, Case and Commentary  Volume:27  Issue:3  Dated:(March 1992)  Pages:1-8
Editor(s): N L Epstein
Date Published: 1992
Page Count: 8
Type: Legislation/Policy Description
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This issue reviews and provides commentary on various recent case decisions of California State courts.
Abstract: The case decisions cited pertain to judicial voir dire on racial prejudice, the waiver of preemptory challenges, the Miranda exclusionary rule, the battered child syndrome and propensity, confrontation and hearsay, DNA typing evidence, international self-incrimination, health care peer review immunity and criminal trials, corroboration for false pretenses, speed traps, good faith exception, oral intrusion, alternative bases for a verdict, "Son of Sam" laws, and justice delayed. The review includes the basis for the decision in each case.
Main Term(s): State courts; Voir dire
Index Term(s): Child abuse; Miranda rights; Racial discrimination; Right against self incrimination
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