Criminal Law and Procedure for Legal Professionals

Author: John Phillip Feldmeier,Frank Schmalleger

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780138021160

Category: Law

Page: 600

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CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCEDURES, 1/e bridges the gap between theoretical presentations of criminal law and procedure and the practical realities of working in the criminal justice field. It covers the essential principles, doctrines, and rules of criminal law and procedure, carefully balancing them with numerous “In the Field” special features offering insights drawn from real-world experiences. Students will find many examples and assignments drawn from both federal and state criminal cases, as well as many features and scenarios illuminating ethical standards for criminal justice professionals. Throughout, the text provides maximum flexibility to instructors teaching a wide range of pre-law, paralegal, and criminal justice students.
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Criminal Law and Procedure

A Courtroom Approach

Author: Stephanie A. Jirard

Publisher: SAGE Publications

ISBN: 154432748X

Category: Social Science

Page: 520

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Written by a former federal prosecutor and public defender, Criminal Law and Procedure: A Courtroom Approach introduces students to the essentials of criminal law and procedure by illuminating the legal issues justice professionals face before, during, and after a criminal trial. Through the examination of statutes, edited case excerpts, and recent constitutional interpretation of black letter law, the text bridges the gap between learning criminal procedure and applying criminal law. Drawing from author Stephanie A. Jirard’s vast experience in both the courtroom and the classroom, Criminal Law and Procedure gets students to think critically about real-world issues and practice applying the law in a just and meaningful way. Accessible and engaging, this text presents criminal law and procedure as an exciting opportunity to have a direct, positive impact on our communities and the criminal justice system.
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Office Procedures for the Legal Professional

Author: Judy A. Long

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9781401840839

Category: Law

Page: 432

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This is an all-encompassing approach to looking at law office procedures. It reviews the law office and the court system then moves on to a detailed discussion of various specialty areas of law and the function of the paralegal or legal assistant in each. Assignments and projects give the reader a very real sense of work in a law office. And, those efforts are documented in a notebook within the publication which later serves as a valuable resource in carrying out similar assignments on the job. This publication coupled with an available forms manual makes for an invaluable combination. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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Basic Criminal Law

The Constitution, Procedure, and Crimes

Author: Anniken Davenport

Publisher: Pearson

ISBN: 0134559967

Category: Law

Page: 456

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This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. For courses in criminal law and criminal procedure (as well as supplementary readings in constitutional law) in the paralegal and more general criminal justice programs. A comprehensive, well-organized approach to understanding key legal concepts and developing the essential skills and hands-on experience needed to enter the legal profession Basic Criminal Law, Fifth Edition, provides a thorough grounding in criminal law, its history, how it is practiced today, and what trends will take it into the future. Rich with features that guide readers through the history of criminal law, the crimes themselves, and specific legal procedures, this text offers numerous opportunities to develop the real-world skills needed to enter the workforce. The Fifth Edition includes: insights from current and high-profile key cases; new You Make the Call sections; a revised chapter on sex crimes; a revised appeals section; updated crime statistics and definitions; updated evidence concept sections; and enhanced practical tips and strategies.
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Forensic Assessments in Criminal and Civil Law

A Handbook for Lawyers

Author: Ronald Roesch,Patricia A. Zapf

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199766851

Category: Law

Page: 336

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Designed to meet the specific needs of lawyers,Forensic Assessments in Criminal and Civil Law: A Handbook for Lawyers provides insight into what to expect from forensic mental health evaluations and how to navigate these assessments with skill and competence. The volume is divided into sections by evaluation type: criminal, civil, and juvenile and family evaluations. Each chapter addresses one of the most commonly requested forensic evaluations and is written by a forensic psychologist with both academic and professional experience with that type of evaluation.
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Soviet Criminal Law and Procedure

The RSFSR Codes

Author: Russia (R.S.F.S.R.),Russia (1917-R.S.F.S.R.). Laws, statutes, etc,Russie (République socialiste fédérative soviétique). Commissariat du peuple à l'Instruction publique,Russian S.F.S.R.,Soviet Union,Harold Joseph Berman

Publisher: Harvard University Press

ISBN: 9780674826366

Category: History

Page: 399

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There is no better key to the strengths and weaknesses of the Soviet social system than Soviet law. Here in English translation is the Criminal Code and Code of Criminal Procedure of the largest of the fifteen Soviet Republics--containing the basic criminal law of the Soviet Union and virtually the entire criminal law applicable in Russia--and the Law on Court Organization. These two codes and the Law, which went into effect o January 1, 1961, are among the chief products of the Soviet law reform movement which began after Stalin's death, and are a concrete reflection of the effort to establish legality and prevent a return to Stalinist arbitrariness and terror. In a long introductory essay Harold Berman, a leading authority on Soviet law, stresses the extent to which the codes are expressed in authentic soviet legal language, based in part on the pre-Revolutionary Russian past but oriented to Soviet concepts, conditions, and policies. He outlines the historical background of the new codes, with a detailed listing of the major changes reflected in them, interprets their significance, places them within the system of Soviet law as a whole, and discusses some of the principal similarities and differences between Soviet criminal law and procedure and that of Western Europe and of the United States.
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Legal Aid Lawyers and the Quest for Justice

Author: Daniel Newman

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 1782252223

Category: Law

Page: 198

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This book examines the state of access to criminal justice by considering the health of the lawyer-client relationship under legal aid. In the largest study of its kind for some two decades, ethnographic fieldwork is used to gain a fresh perspective upon the interaction that lies at the heart of the criminal justice system's equality of arms. The research produces two contradictory messages; in interview, lawyers claim a positive relationship with their clients while, under participant observation, there emerges quite the opposite. Paying more heed to what was seen than what was said, it is supposed that these lawyers were able to talk the talk but not walk the walk. The lawyers treat their clients with wanton disrespect; making fun of them, talking over them and pushing them to plead guilty – despite protestations to the contrary. The evidence is damning for this branch of the legal profession – and tragic for the clients who depend on them. What is responsible for this malaise...inadequate financial remuneration? Increased time pressures? Lapsed ethical training? Whatever the origin, this book is intended to show the profession that there is a problem – one that could get worse unless they choose to learn from the mistakes made by the lawyers in this study.
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Criminal Procedure: Law and Practice

Author: Rolando V. del Carmen,Craig Hemmens

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1305577361

Category: Education

Page: 576

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Packed with examples from real-world situations faced by today's law enforcement professionals, CRIMINAL PROCEDURE: LAW AND PRACTICE, 10th Edition gives readers a practical and authoritative look at the most current guidelines in criminal procedure. Comprehensive and accurate without bogging readers down in unnecessary details, the text includes cutting-edge coverage of the law as it relates to arrests, searches and seizures, vehicle stops, use of force, interrogations, and line-ups. It also discusses current topics such as racial profiling, DNA evidence, plea bargaining, seizures of text/email messages, and many others. Interesting case briefs, sample police forms, hypothetical cases, and coverage of the most recent Supreme Court rulings keep the text as relevant as ever. Its clear, reader-friendly presentation makes law enforcement concepts easy to understand and apply. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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