Criminal Procedure: A Contemporary Perspective

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Jones & Bartlett Learning, 11 січ. 2012 р. - 672 стор.
Criminal Procedure: A Contemporary Perspective, Third Edition provides a comprehensive introduction to the rules and principles of criminal procedure law. This text uses a case study approach, with a focus on the U.S. Supreme Court, to help readers develop the analytical skills necessary to understand the origins, context, and evolution of the law. With an emphasis on federal constitutional law, all cases and accompanying discussions have been updated throughout, as have the end-of-chapter review questions and key terms. Readers will find the third edition of Criminal Procedure: A Contemporary Perspective to offer a comprehensive and modern overview of the complex subject of criminal procedure.

New and Key Features of the Third Edition:

-All cases and coverage of case law have been updated throughout to offer students the most pertinent information on the subject.
-Includes case law associated with homeland security and criminal procedure, throughout the book.
-Provides new and updated key terms, review questions, and oral argument references at the end of each chapter.
-Every new printed copy is packaged with full student access to the student companion website featuring a wealth of interactive study tools (eBook version does not include access to the student companion website. Standalone access can be purchased here

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James R. Acker is a Professor at the School of Criminal Justice, University at Albany. He has published numerous scholarly articles on subjects including capital punishment, criminal procedure, criminal law, and juvenile justice. He is co-author or co-editor of four books, including James R. Acker and David C. Brody, CRIMINAL PROCEDURE: A CONTEMPORARY PERSPECTIVE (Aspen Publishing Co. 1999), and James R. Acker, Robert M. Bohm, and Charles S. Lanier (eds.), AMERICA'S EXPERIMENT WITH CAPITAL PUNISHMENT: REFLECTIONS ON THE PAST, PRESENT, AND FUTURE OF THE ULTIMATE PENAL SANCTION (Carolina Academic Press 1998).

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