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NCJ Number: 183407 Find in a Library
Title: California Criminal Procedure Workbook, Fourth Edition
Author(s): Ray Bowling
Date Published: 2000
Page Count: 147
Sponsoring Agency: Copperhouse @ Atomic Dog Publishing
Cincinnati, OH 45210
Publication Number: ISBN 1-928916-05-8
Sale Source: Copperhouse @ Atomic Dog Publishing
1203 Main Street, Third Floor
Cincinnati, OH 45210
United States of America
Type: Training (Handbook/Manual)
Format: Book (Softbound)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This manual aims to help students understand California criminal procedures and provides a series of questions that ask the reader to fill in the blank, answer true or false, or choose among several answers.
Abstract: The introduction notes that the workbook has been extensively tested in the classroom and that students regard the material as useful in relation to comprehension and retention of the subject matter. The topics include the sources and concepts of criminal procedure in California, the components of the criminal justice system, criminal investigations, arrest procedures, procedures for charging a suspect with a crime, preliminary procedures, and pretrial procedures. Additional sections focus on alternatives to trial, preparation for trial, trial procedures, testimony, sentencing procedures, post-conviction issues, and juvenile justice procedures. Lists of answers and crossword puzzle for each chapter
Main Term(s): Criminology
Index Term(s): Arrest procedures; California; Case processing; Court procedures; Criminal codes; Criminal procedures; Criminal proceedings; Juvenile processing; Post-conviction remedies
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