Criminal Procedures

Author: Marc L. Miller
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 9781454860891
Release Date: 2015-02-20
Genre: Law

In Criminal Procedures: Prosecution and Adjudication: Cases, Statutes, and Executive Materials, the highly respected author team presents a student-friendly, comprehensive survey of the laws and practices at work between the time a person is charged and when the courts resolve the offender's conviction and sentence. In the Fifth Edition, the authors retain the vitality and contemporary approach of the book with an updated selection of cases and statutes and expanded discussions of important topics. Covering in detail the "bail-to-jail" portions of the criminal process, this casebook features: Extensive use of documents from multiple institutions including U.S. Supreme Court cases, state high court cases, state and federal statutes, rules of procedure, and prosecutorial policies; a real world perspective that focuses on high-volume issues of current importance to defendants, lawyers, courts, legislators, and the public; interdisciplinary examination of the impact that different procedures have on the enforcers, lawyers, courts, communities, defendants, and victims; and frequent use of Problems that gives the instructor options for applying concepts and doctrines in realistic practice settings. Key Features of the New Edition: Includes coverage of recent U.S. Supreme Court decisions regarding ineffective assistance of counsel during plea negotiations. Reflects current debates about prosecutorial declinations in the context of marijuana possession charges. Introduces students to debates over prosecutor compliance (or non-compliance) with their discovery and disclosure obligations before trial. Traces the impact of the "innocence movement" on the regulation of criminal investigations. ;

Criminal Procedures the Police

Author: Marc Louis Miller
Publisher: Aspen Publishers
ISBN: IND:30000080919578
Release Date: 1999
Genre: Law

Now there is a timely and effective book designed for today's Criminal Procedure I course on police practices. In CRIMINAL PROCEDURES - THE POLICE, Marc Miller and Ronald Wright draw selectively from their successful comprehensive criminal procedure casebook to focus exclusively on the crucial role of the police. This succinct paperback: -reflects the current redirection of criminal procedure away from federal constitutional adjudication and toward state courts, legislatures, and executive agencies -includes both major U.S. Supreme Court cases and important state cases -emphasized the way the courts are handling criminal procedure through up-to-the-minute materials -illustrates key issues with provocative nd interesting cases -is accompanied by a thorough Teacher's Manual to help you adapt the material to specific course needs and teaching approaches CRIMINAL PROCEDURES - THE POLICE opens with a chapter on daily interactions between citizens and police, followed by: -searches and stops -arrests -remedies for unresonable searches and seizures -the impact of technology and politics -interrogations -identifications -complex investigations -defense counsel (using the highly praised chapter from their comprehensive casebook) As current as tomorrow's headlines, CRIMINAL PROCEDURES - THE POLICE has just the right scope and depth of coverage for a meaningful - and manageable - course on police practices.

Federal Courts

Author: Jonathan R. Siegel
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 9781454860983
Release Date: 2015-04-27
Genre: Law

This new casebook provides clear and comprehensive coverage with thoughtful case selection and an engaging presentation. Grounded in essential cases and doctrines, it makes a difficult subject accessible for students while providing a thorough, nuanced treatment of the course. For use in a 3- or 4-credit course in Federal Courts or Federal Jurisdiction. Key Features More cases, fewer notes Thoughtful case selection Emphasis on canonical cases Notes that provide nuanced understanding, but that don't bog things down with every last detail Discussion problems provided throughout Comprehensive coverage, including It covers Justiciability, Jurisdiction, Erie & Federal Common Law, Lawsuits Against Governments and Government Officials (Federal and State Sovereign Immunity, Bivens, Section 1983, and Official Immunity), Abstention Doctrines, Supreme Court Review of State Courts, and Habeas Corpus.