Criminal Procedure

Author: Charles H. Whitebread
Publisher: West Publishing Company
ISBN: 9781566629355
Size: 54.74 MB
Format: PDF
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Criminal Procedure. Expert authors introduce the study of criminal procedure. The Exclusionary Evidence Rule and other remedies for constitutional violations are covered, as well as the law of arrest. Covers the law of searches and provides a framework for analyzing its validity. Overviews privilege against self-incrimination, offers eyewitness identification techniques, and identifies the general restrictions on the identification procedure. Looks at initial custodial decisions, preliminary hearing, grand jury, discovery, and the right to a speedy trial. Examines pleas, adversarial rights, appeals, and double jeopardy. Also covers the right to counsel, effective assistance of counsel, habeas corpus, and state constitutions as an independent source of rights.