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NCJ Number: 166250 Find in a Library
Title: Briefs of Leading Cases in Law Enforcement; Third Edition
Author(s): R V del Carmen; J T Walker
Date Published: 1997
Page Count: 316
Sponsoring Agency: Anderson Publishing Co
Cincinnati, OH 45202
Publication Number: ISBN 0-87084-188-2
Sale Source: Anderson Publishing Co
Publicity Director
2035 Reading Road
Cincinnati, OH 45202
United States of America
Type: Legislation/Policy Description
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This book presents the rulings in court cases relevant to police procedures through 1996.
Abstract: The court cases are presented under various topics or police procedures. Four sections address probable cause, the exclusionary rule, stop and frisk, and arrest. Six sections pertain to searches and seizures: seizures in general, searches in general, searches incident to arrest, consent searches, vehicle searches, and plain view and open fields searches. Other sections focus on electronic surveillance, lineups and other pretrial identification procedures, use of force, confessions and admissions (cases affirming "Miranda"), confessions and admissions (cases not affirming "Miranda"), interrogation, right to counsel, entrapment, civil forfeiture, employee drug testing, and legal liabilities. An introductory section presents each of the cases in the main body of the book with a brief statement of the court's finding. The format of information for each case presented in the main body of the book consists of the facts of the case, the issue, the relevant Supreme Court decision, the reason underlying the ruling, case significance, and a list of related cases. A table of cases and a subject index
Main Term(s): Police legal limitations
Index Term(s): Arrest procedures; Confessions; Electronic surveillance; Employee drug testing; Entrapment; Exclusionary rule; Forfeiture; Interview and interrogation; Lawful use of force; Legal liability; Probable cause; Right to counsel; Search and seizure; Stop and frisk; Suspect identification
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