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Criminal Law and Procedure An Overview by Ronald J. Bacigal
  

Criminal Law and Procedure An Overview

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Criminal Law and Procedure An Overview by Ronald J. Bacigal

Criminal Law and Procedure: An Overview, International Edition, covers the essentials of both substantive criminal law and criminal procedure. Covering both subjects makes this book suitable for a single course designed to provide an overview of the entire criminal justice system, or it can be used in separate courses covering substantive and procedural law. The first part defines criminal responsibility and addresses the major felonies recognized in most, if not all jurisdictions. The second half covers the procedural aspects of the entire criminal justice system from arrest to appeal and habeas corpus. Particular emphasis is placed on the fourth, fifth, and sixth amendments to the U.S. Constitution. The material provided in this resource constitutes a narrative account of the law. Abundant case summaries are interwoven to bring real world scenarios into the classroom. Chapter outlines open each chapter to focus attention on the main elements the student will encounter. Each chapter concludes with concept summary charts, discussion questions and practical exercises.

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1: Defining and Proving Crimes. 2: Essential Elements of Crimes. 3: Parties to a Crime and Inchoate Offenses. 4: Defenses. 5: Crimes Against a Person. 6: Crimes Against Property and Habitation. 7: Crimes Against Public Order and Public Morality. 8: Introduction to Procedure and the Right to Counsel. 9: Seizures of a Person and Identification Procedures. 10: Search and Seizure of Property. 11: Government Monitoring of Communication and the Fourth Amendment Exclusionary Rule. 12: Interrogation and Self-Incrimination. 13: Preliminary Stages of the Prosecution. 14: Pretrial Motions. 15: Trial. 16: Verdict, Punishment, and Judicial Review. Glossary.


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Publication date

26th September 2009

Author

Ronald J. Bacigal

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Publisher

Cengage Learning, Inc

Format

Paperback
408 pages

Categories

Criminal law & procedure
Crime & criminology

ISBN

9780840031150

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