Criminal Procedure

Author: Robert M. Bloom
Publisher: Aspen Publishers Online
ISBN: 9780735562912
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Law

Updated to reflect important current events, Examples & Explanations: Criminal Procedure: The Constitution And The Police, Fifth Edition, retains its proven format of presenting criminal procedure as a sequence of procedures mirroring real-life events in law enforcement. Well-written and user friendly, this concise paperback is an asset to any criminal procedure course. Carefully crafted to aid students' understanding, this study aid gives students a sense of the theoretical flow and logic of law enforcement by following police procedural order graphically demonstrates legal standards and concepts through the use of Charts and illustrations. starts with easy, confidence-building examples and gradually moves on to more challenging examples that test students' knowledge and analytical skills utilizes the proven Examples and Explanations format to explain concepts and allow students to develop analytical and problem-solving skills Special features of the Fifth Edition include: terrorism in the United States And The Fourth Amendment ramifications Please visit the new companion website to learn more about this book. Website: http://www.aspenlawschool.com/bloombrodin5

Examples Explanations for Criminal Procedure

Author: Robert M. Bloom
Publisher: Aspen Publishers
ISBN: 9781454891369
Release Date: 2019-08-09
Genre: Law

A favorite classroom prep tool of successful students that is often recommended by professors, the Examples & Explanations (E&E) series provides an alternative perspective to help you understand your casebook and in-class lectures. Each E&E offers hypothetical questions complemented by detailed explanations that allow you to test your knowledge of the topics in your courses and compare your own analysis. Here’s why you need an E&E to help you study throughout the semester: Clear explanations of each class topic, in a conversational, funny style. Features hypotheticals similar to those presented in class, with corresponding analysis so you can use them during the semester to test your understanding, and again at exam time to help you review. It offers coverage that works with ALL the major casebooks, and suits any class on a given topic. The Examples & Explanations series has been ranked the most popular study aid among law students because it is equally as helpful from the first day of class through the final exam.

Academic Legal Discourse and Analysis

Author: Marta Baffy
Publisher: Aspen Publishers
ISBN: 9781543815931
Release Date: 2019-08-15
Genre: Law

This book introduces international students to the characteristics of legal education in the United States and helps them develop the linguistic, analytical, and cultural skills to thrive at a U.S. law school. Part I focuses on the academic legal writing skills needed to write in law school. It guides students in reviewing their own writing skills and helps them to adapt to the conventions of academic legal writing at the whole text, paragraph, and sentence levels. It also gives students guidance in effectively presenting their ideas in writing so that a reader can quickly grasp their reasoning and meaning. Part II introduces students to common law and legal analysis. Following a brief introduction to the U.S. legal system, the book focuses on the skills required to read, discuss, and write about legal cases in a U.S. law class. Cases in torts and criminal procedure law provide an opportunity to apply these skills while also teaching high-frequency legal vocabulary. Throughout the book, students can read clear and concise explanations and practice the skills they are acquiring with detailed practice exercises. Professors and students will benefit from: Clear explanations of academic legal writing expected of law students on written assignments, such as exams and papers Straightforward definitions and explanations about how the common law system in the U.S. works Guidelines and practice in reading, discussing, and writing about legal cases Authentic tasks and exercises for all key concepts

Examples Explanations for Criminal Procedure II

Author: Richard G. Singer
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 9781454839385
Release Date: 2014-12-09
Genre: Law

An E&E for the second semester criminal procedure course, covering all the post-arrest or ""bail to jail"" topics. Features: Time-tested examples-and-explanations pedagogy helps students master material. Clear and engaging writing style makes complex topics accessible to students. Comprehensive coverage makes this a complete student study aid for the Criminal Procedure II course. Effectively compares approaches taken by various jurisdictions. Sentencing chapter includes a detailed discussion of Apprendi, Blakely, and Booker. Professor Singer was counsel in Apprendi. Well-known author. Only book to discuss victims' rights. Highlights of the third edition will include: Continued focus, begun in the second edition, of non-criminal trial remedies for prosecutorial misconduct, particularly in light of the Duke LaCrosse case, and the Supreme Court s decision in Van de Kamp and the dismissal, as moot, of Pottawattamie County, which raised the question of prosecutorial civil liability for deliberate use of perjured testimony. The Court s treatment of ABA standards, especially those relating to effective assistance of counsel, in light of Van Hook. Examination of the impact of Booker, Gall, and other decisions such as O'Brien on not only federal guidelines, but on state sentencing systems as well. Emphasis on the continuing struggle with rules of discovery, both as a constitutional matter, and as a matter of court rules, both federal and state. The Court's apparent expansion of the right to counsel, in Rothgery and other cases, and the belief, among commentators, that Rothgery will, in the near future, be expanded to reach appointed counsel. The Court's willingness, as seen in Padilla v. Kentucky, to impose on counsel, but not on judges, the duty to provide defendants prior to entry of a guilty plea of important information on collateral matters.

Criminal Procedure

Author: Erwin Chemerinsky
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 9781454876656
Release Date: 2017-12-06
Genre: Law

Written in a student-friendly manner, the third edition of Criminal Procedure eschews reliance on rhetorical questions and law review excerpts in favor of comprehensive exploration of black letter law and trendsetting policy issues. Authored by a pair of well-respected criminal and constitutional law scholars, Criminal Procedure utilizes a chronological approach that guides students through criminal procedure doctrine from rules governing law enforcement investigation to matters related to habeas corpus relief. In addition to presenting the perspectives from various stakeholders (i.e., defense attorneys, judges, prosecutors, and victims), the authors take care to provide students with useful, practice-oriented materials, including pleadings and motions papers. Criminal Procedure not only employs a systemic approach that takes students through issues from policy to application of legal doctrine, but also introduces issues at the forefront of modern criminal procedure debates. Key Benefits: Straightforward writing style and dynamic text combined with clear and presenting thoughtfully edited principal and minor cases Intuitive chronological presentation of topics in an easy-to-understand approach from investigation to prosecution to post-conviction relief Systematic and cohesive exploration of policy on every issue, before moving on to the specifics of doctrine Useful examples for future and current criminal law practitioners Approachable organization based on common progression through criminal justice system Straight writing style that relies on cases and author essays rather than law review excerpts and strict Socratic rhetoric questions. Practice-oriented features, discussion of modern policy issues, useful example documents for practitioners.

Constitutional Criminal Procedure

Author: Andrew E. Taslitz
Publisher:
ISBN: 1587780860
Release Date: 2003
Genre: Law

Taslitz and Paris' Constitutional Criminal Procedure provides detailed information on criminal code. The casebook provides the tools for fast, easy, on-point research. Part of the University Casebook Series®, it includes selected cases designed to illustrate the development of a body of law on a particular subject. Text and explanatory materials designed for law study accompany the cases.

Criminal Procedure

Author: James R. Acker
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN: 0763731692
Release Date: 2004
Genre: Law

This essential resource provides students with an introduction to the rules and principles of criminal procedure law. This text uses a case study approach to help students develop the analytical skills necessary to understand the origins, context, and evolutions of the law; concentrates on US Supreme Court decisions interpreting both state and federal constitutions; and introduces students to the reference materials and strategies used for basic legal research.

Criminal Law and Procedure for the Paralegal

Author: Edward C. Carter
Publisher: Aspen Publishers
ISBN: 9781543801682
Release Date: 2019-09-13
Genre: Law

Using actual examples from practice, Criminal Law and Procedure for the Paralegal, Third Edition, teaches students about the real-world experience of the paralegal, with coverage of local, state, and federal criminal cases. Working with the various types of cases presented in this book familiarizes students with the role of the paralegal in the process of investigation, prosecution, and defense, in criminal cases. Edward Carter’s successful building-block approach explains the basic elements of all criminal offenses and how those elements are used to define crimes. New to the Third Edition: Updated throughout, with deeper examination of certain subjects and new material reflecting the evolution of certain areas of the law in response to technology. New case cites throughout, with discussion of Carpenter v. United States, Madison v. Alabama, and Timbs v. Indiana decisions. Expanded discussion of universal jurisdiction in Chapter 6. New section on searches of electronically stored information In Chapter 16. Examines the two different views courts have developed about how the rules relating to overbreadth and particularity should be applied to searches of electronically stored information, discusses the Stored Communications Act of 1986 and the 2018 amendment to the Act relating to search warrants for stored communications of “U.S. persons,” and contains a discussion of the application of the plain view rule to searches of electronically stored information. Expanded discussion of the cruel and unusual punishment clause of the Eighth Amendment in Chapter 21 now covers when that clause prohibits the execution of a person who becomes incompetent after being sentenced to death, along with consideration of the application of the excessive fines clause to civil forfeitures. Professors and students will benefit from: A sensible, four-part organization: Introduction to the criminal justice system Distinction between criminal law and criminal procedure Criminal law Criminal procedure Clear explanations of the basic elements of all criminal offenses, including an accessible, systematic approach to analyzing the legal nature of any criminal offense. Edited cases that illustrate key concepts. Eye on Ethics and Historical Perspective sidebars. Helpful pedagogy, including chapter objectives, definitions in the margins, and review questions. An integrated treatment of white-collar crime. Broad coverage of a wide range of criminal investigations, from police investigations to administrative and grand jury investigations.

Rethinking Criminal Law

Author: George P. Fletcher
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0195350367
Release Date: 2000-06-29
Genre: Law

This is a reprint of a book first published by Little, Brown in 1978. George Fletcher is working on a new edition, which will be published by Oxford in three volumes, the first of which is scheduled to appear in January of 2001. Rethinking Criminal Law is still perhaps the most influential and often cited theoretical work on American criminal law. This reprint will keep this classic work available until the new edition can be published.

Legalizing Marijuana

Author: Paul Ruschmann
Publisher: Infobase Publishing
ISBN: 9781438106069
Release Date: 2009-01-01
Genre: Drug legalization

Marijuana and prohibition -- Marijuana is too dangerous to be legal -- The dangers of marijuana are exaggerated -- Enforcement of marijuana laws is uneven, ineffective, and wasteful -- Marijuana laws must be strictly enforced -- Relaxing marihuana laws would be good for society -- Relaxing marijuana laws would lead to too many problems -- The future of marijuana policy in the United States.

Educational Standards

Author: David L. Hudson
Publisher: Infobase Publishing
ISBN: 9781438105970
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Education

The public education system in the United States has always been a pressing matter, subject to continuous debate. Sweeping educational reforms passed in 2001 sharply divided teachers and policy makers over the direction of our nation's schools. This work explores both sides of the debate surrounding this critical issue.

Protecting Ideas

Author: David L. Hudson
Publisher: Infobase Publishing
ISBN: 9781438106168
Release Date: 2009-01-01
Genre: Intellectual property

Discusses why it is important to protect intellectual property, such as songs, books, and even one's own reputation. Ages 16+.

Religion in Public Schools

Author: Alan Marzilli
Publisher: Infobase Publishing
ISBN: 9781438106175
Release Date: 2009-01-01
Genre: Freedom of religion

Provides divergent views on the issue of religion in public schools in the United States.