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Criminal Procedures--The Police: Cases, Statutes, and Executive Materials
Criminal Procedures--The Police Cases Statutes and Executive Materials
Author: Marc Miller
Now in its Third Edition, Criminal Procedures: The Police retains its comprehensive, student-friendly approach. This engaging treatment of criminal procedures depicts the enormous variety within criminal justice systems, placing a deliberate focus on the real-world context of the subject matter. This casebook continues to of...  more »
  • surveys the constitutional, statutory, and administrative doctrines and practices that shape how the police interact with citizens and investigate crimes
  • examines the procedures and policies of both federal and state systems , assumptions and judgments underlying each, and how these systems interrelate and sometimes compete with one another
  • looks at sources of law and doctrine from multiple institutions, including U.S. Supreme Court cases, state high court cases, statutes, rules of procedure, and police and prosecutorial policies
  • discusses the influence of politics within various institutions of law enforcement
  • addresses the role of public pressure on policing and procedure with regard to terrorism, drug trafficking, domestic abuse, and the treatment of crime victims
  • provides interdisciplinary materials that explore the impact of criminal procedures on law enforcers, lawyers, courts, communities, defendants, and victims
  • examines issues of race and justice in criminal procedures
The authors introduce a variety of new information to the Third Edition:
  • a selection of new state cases — all decided in 2000 or later — to keep the focus on current application of doctrine
  • a strengthened emphasis on professional responsibility issues
  • coverage of new U.S. Department of Justice policies on charging corporations
  • discussions on the impact of "Global War on Terror" policies on wiretapping and searches in ordinary criminal prosecution
ISBN-13: 9780735569836
ISBN-10: 0735569835
Pages: 775

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Publisher: Aspen Publishers
Book Type: Hardcover
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