CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCEDURE gives the reader substantive and procedural aspects of criminal law. In addition, the text provides important updates to criminal laws in the post 9-11 world, including white-collar crime, cybercrime, identity theft and much 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)