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NCJ Number: 157243 Find in a Library
Title: Criminal Procedure Cases and Comments, Fourth Edition: 1995 Supplement
Author(s): J B Haddad; J B Zagel; G L Starkman; W J Bauer; L R Meyer
Date Published: 1995
Page Count: 227
Sponsoring Agency: Foundation Press
New York, NY 10001
Publication Number: ISBN 1-56662-296-4
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 1995 supplement to the Fourth Edition of "Cases and Comments on Criminal Procedure" updates court decisions on practices pertinent to legal limitations on law enforcement practices and procedures as well as court mandates for the judicial process.
Abstract: A supplement to the "Introduction: Outline of Criminal Procedure" presents the conclusion of the "Emerging International Consensus as to Criminal Procedure Rules" (1993), a survey of criminal procedure of England, Australia, Canada, France, Germany, and Italy. The supplementary court decisions summarized pertain to the following law enforcement practices and procedures: confessions and interrogations; eye-witness identification procedures; wiretapping and electronic surveillance; the law of arrest, search, and seizure; exclusionary principles and alternative remedies for unlawful investigative practices; the limits of undercover work; and prosecutorial discretion. Court decisions that supplement the material on judicial process pertain to the rights of indigents in formal criminal proceedings, the preliminary hearing, grand jury proceedings, pretrial motions, competency to stand trial, pleas, jury trials, quality of counsel, problems encountered in case presentation, submitting the case to the jury, sentencing, and appellate and other posttrial remedies. A table of cases
Main Term(s): Court procedures
Index Term(s): Arrest procedures; Confessions; Criminal procedures; Electronic surveillance; Exclusionary rule; Eyewitness testimony; Interrogation procedures; Police legal limitations; Prosecutorial discretion; Search and seizure; Undercover activity
Note: University Casebook Series
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