Important recent developments, intriguing cases, broad coverage of law and procedures...this practical, up-to-date book gives you everything you need to understand the substantive and procedural aspects of criminal law. Ideal for criminal justice, pre-law, and paralegal students, CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCEDURE includes useful student aids to help you master the material and succeed in your course. Praised for its currency, CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCEDURE includes timely topics such as the post-9-11 environment; the recent surge in white-collar crime, cybercrime, and identity theft; military courts; new sentencing guidelines; and more.
Covering legal, procedural, and Constitutional issues, this textbook presents case examples, describes the history of criminal law, and outlines recent developments in criminal justice. Chapters cover the legal foundations of criminal justice, the substantive criminal law, and law enforcement and criminal procedure. The book includes excerpts from court decisions, including rulings from state cases, federal cases, and the Supreme Court. The book is intended for use in criminology, criminal justice, pre-law, political science, and paralegal courses. John M. Scheb is a senior judge for the Florida Court System and a lecturer at Stetson University College of Law; John M. Scheb II teaches political science at the University of Tennessee. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)