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NCJ Number: 42956 Find in a Library
Title: CONSTITUTIONAL LAW FOR POLICE, 3D ED.
Author(s): J C KL0TTER; J R KANOVITZ
Date Published: 1977
Page Count: 870
Sponsoring Agency: Anderson Publishing Co
Cincinnati, OH 45202
Sale Source: Anderson Publishing Co
Publicity Director
2035 Reading Road
Cincinnati, OH 45202
United States of America
Type: Historical Overview
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THE HISTORY AND DEVELPMENT OF THE U. S. CONSTITUTION AND BILL OF RIGHTS ARE PRESENTED IN THIS BOOK AND FEDERAL CASE LAW WHICH IMPACTS ON THE PERFORMANCE OF LAW ENFORCEMENT DUTIES BY POLICE IS EXAMINED
Abstract: CHAPTER 1 OF PART 1 DEALS WITH THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE FEDERAL CONSTITUTION AND THE HISTORY OF THE BILL OF RIGHT THE REMAINING CHAPTERS IN PARTS 1 DISCUSS IN DEPTH THE SUBSTANTIVE CONTENT OF THE FIRST EIGHT AMENDMENTS AND CORRESPONDING STATE PROVISIONS WITH EMPHASIS ON RECENT COURT INTERPRETATIONS AND TRENDS. THE TOPICS COVERED INCLUDED THE FREEDOMS OF SPEECH, PRESS, AND ASSEMBLY; AND EAVESDROPPING; INTERROGATION AND CONFESSION; SELF-INCRIMINATION AND RELATED ISSUES; ASSISTANCE OF COUNSEL; DOUBLE JEOPARDY; THE FAIR TRIAL RIGHT AND HUMANE PUNISHMENT; AND CIVIL RIGHTS AND RELATED LEGISLATION. IN PART 2 OF THE BOOK LEADING DECISIONS HANDED DOWN BY THE SUPREME COURT ARE EXAMINED IN ORDER TO GIVE THE READER AN UNDERSTANDING NOT ONLY OF WHAT THE LAW SAYS BUT OF THE PROCESSES USED BY THE COURT IN REACHING ITS CONCLUSIONS. THE CASES ARE INCLUDED IN PART 2 RATHER THAN IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING THE RELATED DISCUSSIONS BECAUSE MANY OF THEM HAVE BROADER APPLICATION THAN THE SUBJECT OF ANY ONE CHAPTER. THE TEXT OF THE U. S. CONSTITUTION, INCLUDING THE BILL OF RIGHTS AND ALL EFFECTIVE AMENDMENTS, IS APPENDED.(AUTHOR ABSTRACT MODIFIED)...EB
Index Term(s): Arrest and apprehension; Constitutional Rights/Civil Liberties; Detention; Federal courts; Freedom of assembly and association; Freedom of speech; Interview and interrogation; Judicial decisions; Law enforcement; Right of privacy; Rights of the accused; Search and seizure; Search and seizure laws; US Supreme Court
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