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Criminal Procedure: Investigation and Right to Counsel, Second Edition


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Publisher Comments:

Comprehensive and current, the casebook addresses:

- policing materials

- due process and the right to counsel

- prosecutorial charging decisions

- grand juries

- plea bargaining and sentencing, topics often overlooked in other books but crucial to an understanding of criminal procedure

Criminal Procedure: Investigation and Right to Counsel gives both students and instructors what they need:

- detailed coverage of the Fourth Amendment

- excellent cases, selected and edited to portray the key issues

- outstanding authorship from a team of recognized leaders who blend a wide range of backgrounds and expertise

- law and society approach, grounded in empirical research and the true impact of court decisions

- thoughtful, thematic organization

- well-written notes that challenge students to think about the ideas and questions raised

- appropriate balance of explanatory text and secondary material,

Book News Annotation:

This reference offers extensive case readings and other sources on criminal procedure for instructors and students involved in course work on criminal procedure that extend beyond issues of state law. Chapters include an introduction to the criminal justice system, due process, the right to counsel, the Fourth and Fifth amendments, the adjudication process, and more complex investigations such as undercover agents, entrapment, searching electronic files, and wiretapping and other relevant electronic surveillance. A table of statutes and rules also is included. Editors are Allen (law, Northwestern U.), Stuntz (law, Harvard U.,) Hoffman (law, Indiana U. Maurer School of Law), Livingston (U.S. circuit judge and law, Columbia U.), and Leipold (criminal law and procedure, U. of Illinois). Aspen Publishers is now Wolters Kluwer Law & Business. Annotation ©2011 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

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Allen, Ronald Jay
Aspen Publishers
Law : General
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