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NCJ Number: 43130 Find in a Library
Title: FIFTEENTH ANNUAL DEFENDING CRIMINAL CASES - CHANGING FRONTIERS OF CRIMINAL DEFENSE
Author(s): ANON
Date Published: 1977
Page Count: 904
Sponsoring Agency: Practicing Law Institute
New York, NY 10019
Publication Number: C4-4118
Sale Source: Practicing Law Institute
810 Seventh Avenue
New York, NY 10019
United States of America
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THIS SERIES OF 26 PAPERS PRESENTS RECENT DEVELOPMENTS IN CRIMINAL LAW INCLUDING FEDERAL AND STATE CONSTITUTIONAL QUESTIONS, USE OF TRIAL MOTIONS, TECHNIQUES OF TRIAL PRACTICE, AND USE OF FORENSIC EVIDENCE.
Abstract: A HANDBOOK FOR PRACTICING ATTORNEYS AND RELATED PROFESSIONALS, THIS SURVEY OF RECENT CHANGES IN THE FIELD CRIMINAL DEFENSE INCLUDES: CRIMINAL DEFENSE DECISIONS THE UNITED STATES SUPREME COURT DURING THE 1975-76 SESSION, RECENT RULINGS AFFECTING THE EXCLUSIONARY RULE, STATE AND FEDERAL COURT DECISIONS AFFECTING THE USE OF CONFESSIONS, A SERIES OF NINE PAPERS DISCUSSING FOURTH AMENDMENT QUESTIONS, AND A REVIEW OF RECENT DECISIONS AFFECTING SEARCH AND SEIZURE. A SECTION ON STATE CONSTITUTIONAL ATTACKS AGAINST CRIMINAL PROSECUTIONS EXAMINES THE IMPACT ON LOCAL POLICE COURT PROCEDURES. THE PRACTICAL ASPECTS OF WRITS, THE TRADITIONAL AS WELL AS THE CREATIVE USE OF TRIAL MOTIONS, AND PRAGMATIC ASPECTS OF TRIAL PRACTICE ARE COVERED. THE FINAL SECTION CONSIDERS ADMISSIBILITY OF EVIDENCE, TRIAL TACTICS IN INTRODUCTION OF EVIDENCE, REMOTE IDENTIFICATION BY FORWARD-LOOKING INFRARED, MEETING EXPERT TESTIMONY, AND TWO CASES OF 'EXPERT' WITNESSES WHO COULD NOT PROCEDURE EXPERT TESTIMONY.
Index Term(s): Confessions; Constitutional Rights/Civil Liberties; Evidence; Exclusionary rule; Expert witnesses; Forensic medicine; Infrared techniques; Judicial decisions; Rules of evidence; Search and seizure laws; Trial procedures; US Supreme Court
Note: THIS IS NUMBER 95 IN THE CRIMINAL LAW AND URBAN PROBLEMS COURSE HANDBOOK SERIES
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