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Criminal Procedure: Law and Practice

Criminal Procedure: Law and Practice
Author: Rolando V. del Carmen
ISBN 13: 9780495599333
ISBN 10: 495599336
Edition: 8
Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
Publication Date: 2009-01-08
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 576
List Price: $308.95

Several new topics receive treatment in the sixth edition of this textbook, including responses to terrorism, the Judicial Review Doctrine, the rule of law, issues in airport stops, searches and seizures of computers and in cyberspace, constitutional basis for the Miranda warnings, and criminal liabilities under federal laws and state penal codes. Some topics have been expanded, including legal issues of plea-bargaining and DNA testing. Fifteen new Supreme Court cases have been added, dating from 1999- 2002. Del Carmen teaches at Sam Houston State U. Annotation ©2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR


A text/study guide package on various aspects of criminal procedure, focusing on laws that govern policing from sources including the Constitution, Supreme Court decisions, and statutes passed by federal and state legislatures. Lower court decisions and agency policies are also given attention if they limit what officers can do. Learning features include chapter summaries, review questions, key terms, and case summaries. The study guide contains chapter outlines and objectives, key terms and concepts, multiple-choice quizes, and fill- in-blank, true/false, and matching questions, as well as short answer questions. This fifth edition contains new Supreme Court cases, a glossary, new review questions, and new case briefs. The author is affiliated with Sam Houston State University. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)