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Title: PATTERN RULES OF COURT AND CODE PROVISIONS - REVISED EDITION
Author(s): P E WILSON
Corporate Author: American Bar Assoc
Criminal Justice Section
United States of America
Date Published: 1976
Page Count: 425
Sponsoring Agency: American Bar Assoc
Washington, DC 20005-1009
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
US Dept of Justice
Washington, DC 20531
Grant Number: 75-DF-99-0062
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Document: PDF
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: BASED ON THE AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION STANDARDS FOR CRIMINAL JUSTICE, THIS VOLUME IS DESIGNED FOR DRAFTING AGENCIES TO USE IN DEVELOPING OR REVISING CODES, RULES, AND STATUTES GOVERNING PROCEDURE IN CRIMINAL CASES.
Abstract: SUGGESTED DRAFTS ARE PRESENTED WHICH TRANSLATE MOST OF THE STANDARDS INTO RULE OR STATUTE FORMS. RULES INCLUDED RELATE TO STANDARDS COVERING THE PROSECUTION FUNCTION, THE DEFENSE FUNCTION, DEFENSE SERVICES, THE FUNCTION OF THE TRIAL JUDGE, PRETRIAL RELEASE, DISCOVERY AND PROCEDURE BEFORE TRIAL, SPEEDY TRIAL, JOINDER AND SEVERANCE, GUILTY PLEAS, JURY TRIALS, SENTENCING ALTERNATIVES AND PROCEDURES, PROBATION, APPELLATE REVIEW OF SENTENCES, CRIMINAL APPEALS, AND POSTCONVICTION REMEDIES. IN EACH PROPOSAL, REFERENCE IS MADE TO THE STANDARD ON WHICH THE RULE IS BASED; COMMENT ON THE PROPOSED RULES IS MINIMAL. IN ADDITION, FOR STATES CONCERNED WITH REVISION OR EVALUATION OF THEIR RULEMAKING PROCEDURES, A STUDY IS PRESENTED OF THE PROCEDURAL RULEMAKING POWER IN THE UNITED STATES PREPARED BY THE AMERICAN JUDICATURE SOCIETY IN 1973. AN EXAMINATION OF THE NATURE AND SOURCES OF THE POWER TO PRESCRIBE RULES OF PROCEDURES IS FOLLOWED BY AN ANALYSIS OF THE LAW AND PRACTICE IN EACH STATE, WITH QUOTATIONS FROM AND CITATIONS TO RELEVANT CONSTITUTIONAL PROVISIONS, STATUTES, AND CASES. FOOTNOTES ARE INCLUDED, AND AN APPENDIX CONTAINS SAMPLE ORDER AND MEMBERSHIP FORMS. (WJR)
Index Term(s): ABA criminal justice standards; Appeal procedures; Court rules; Criminal codes; Defense services; Joinder and severance; Judicial rulemaking; Probation; Prosecution; Trial procedures
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