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NCJ Number: 151661 Find in a Library
Title: Criminal Procedures: Cases and Materials
Author(s): J Ingram
Date Published: 1995
Page Count: 494
Sponsoring Agency: Anderson Publishing Co
Cincinnati, OH 45202
Publication Number: ISBN 0-87084-361-3
Sale Source: Anderson Publishing Co
Publicity Director
2035 Reading Road
Cincinnati, OH 45202
United States of America
Type: Overview Text
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: Using the case/text approach of learning criminal procedures, this volume explains the police and court functions of the United States criminal justice system, as well as the methods and rationales under which it operates.
Abstract: The text covers the stop and frisk doctrine and its application searches, seizures, and detentions; arrest and probable cause; Miranda warnings; searches incident to arrest; probable cause and warrants; searches of motor vehicles; searches based on consent; the plain view doctrine; exigent searches; inventory searches; and administrative searches. Additional chapters focus on the suppression of illegally seized evidence, the Fifth Amendment and confessions, grand jury indictments, lineups and identification procedures, the Eighth Amendment and the right to bail, plea bargaining, guilty pleas, double jeopardy, the right to a speedy trial, the right to a jury trial, and the right to counsel. Each chapter begins with an overview of principles, followed by presentations of the major cases that develop and illustrate the particular legal principles. Case citations, glossary, and index
Main Term(s): Police legal limitations
Index Term(s): Appellate court decisions; Court procedures; Criminal codes
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