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NCJ Number: 32944 Find in a Library
Title: UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS - 1974-1975 TERM CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCEDURE
Journal: GEORGETOWN LAW JOURNAL  Volume:64  Issue:2  Dated:(DECEMBER 1975)  Pages:WHOLE ISSUE
Author(s): ANON
Corporate Author: Georgetown University
Law Journal Assoc
United States of America
Date Published: 1975
Page Count: 447
Sponsoring Agency: Georgetown University
Washington, DC 20001
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: IN THIS FIFTH ANNUAL PUBLICATION OF THESE CIRCUIT NOTES, A COMPREHENSIVE REVIEW AND ANALYSIS OF THE FEDERAL CRIMINAL DECISIONS FROM ALL ELEVEN JUDICIAL CIRCUITS AND THE U.S. SUPREME COURT IS PROVIDED.
Abstract: CONSISTENT WITH THE INHERENT IMPORTANCE OF THE SUPREME COURT'S DECESIONS TO THE FEDERAL JUDICIARY, THIS NOTE IS STRUCTURED TO ASSESS THESE DECISIONS IN THE TEXT. THE NOTE ALSO GIVES TEXTUAL DISCUSSION TO THE MOST IMPORTANT CASES DECIDED BY THE CIRCUIT COURTS, BRINGING INTO FOCUS, WHERE APPROPRIATE, THE INTERPLAY BETWEEN SUPREME COURT PRECEDENT AND LOWER APPELLATE APPLICATION AND CONSTRUCTION. THE SEQUENCE OF TOPICS IN THIS NOTE IS ARRANGED TO APPROXIMATE THE ACTUAL COURSE OF EVENTS IN CRIMINAL LAW PRACTICE: IT PROCEEDS FROM ARREST, SEARCH AND SEIZURE, THROUGH PRETRIAL AND TRIAL STAGES, TO SENTENCING, AND POST-CONVICTION REMEDIES. SECTIONS ON PAROLE AND PROBATIONARY PROCEEDINGS AND A JUVENILE PROCEEDINGS ARE ALSO INCLUDED. THE NOTE CONCLUDES WITH A DISCUSSION OF CONSTITUTIONAL CHALLENGES THAT MAY BE ASSERTED THROUGHOUT THE CRIMINAL PROCESS. A CASE INDEX IS INCLUDED TO FACILITATE EFFICIENT REFERENCE TO PARTICULAR DECISIONS. (AUTHOR ABSTRACT MODIFIED) (SNI ABSTRACT)
Index Term(s): Appellate courts; Arrest and apprehension; Confessions; Constitutional Rights/Civil Liberties; Criminal codes; Federal courts; Judicial decisions; Judicial process; Jury instructions; Pretrial procedures; Prisoner's rights; Search and seizure; Sentencing/Sanctions; Trial procedures
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