Mastering Voir Dire and Jury Selection

Gain an Edge in Questioning and Selecting Your Jury

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Author: Jeffrey T. Frederick

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781641050265

Category: Law

Page: 744

View: 7780

This is a valuable guide to help understand effective voir dire and jury selection strategies, and then to adapt these strategies to the unique circumstances faced in trial jurisdictions.

Preparing Witnesses

A Practical Guide for Lawyers and Their Clients

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Author: Daniel I. Small

Publisher: American Bar Association

ISBN: 9781590313794

Category: Law

Page: 183

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This new book has been expanded with over 10 new chapters including The Party Witness, The Expert Witness, The Physician as Witness and the Criminal Defendant.

The Last Murder: The Investigation, Prosecution, and Execution of Ted Bundy

The Investigation, Prosecution, and Execution of Ted Bundy

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Author: George R. Dekle Sr.

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 0313397449

Category: Social Science

Page: 263

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This eye-opening book uses the case of Ted Bundy to show how a case against a serial killer is investigated, how problems common to such cases are overcome, and how the prosecution team marshals and presents the evidence at trial. • Major figures in the investigation and prosecution vetted the descriptions of events in which they were involved • Extensive newspaper clippings, the prosecution trial brief, the FDLE case file, and portions of the actual trial transcript served as sources of reference for the book • Illustrated with photographs of evidence, crime scene diagrams, and charts demonstrating the relationship of various items of evidence

Going to Trial

A Step-by-step Guide to Trial Practice and Procedure

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Author: Daniel I. Small

Publisher: American Bar Association

ISBN: 9781570737237

Category: Law

Page: 298

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Classic reference with accessible and proven advice on how to better prepare for trial, from the first client interview to closing argument. Includes numerous procedures, checklists, forms, and worksheets.

Criminal Procedures

Cases, Statutes, and Executive Materials

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Author: Marc Louis Miller,Ronald F. Wright,Jenia I. Turner,Kay L. Levine

Publisher: Aspen Publishers

ISBN: 1454897945

Category: Criminal procedure

Page: 1440

View: 7909

Criminal Procedures: Cases, Statutes, and Executive Materials, Sixth Edition is noted for its comprehensive coverage and excellent selection and editing of cases and materials. The book is known for its special focus on a rich selection of materials from multiple institutions, including primary materials from U.S. Supreme Court cases, state high court cases, state and federal statutes, rules of procedure, and police and prosecutorial policies, along with materials from social science studies. The new Sixth Edition retains the casebook's engaging writing style and division of materials into "teachable chunks." Updated cases are chosen for their contemporary accuracy and feel to complement essential cases of historical value. Taken together, the principal materials highlight procedural variety, focus on real process topics, provide the political context, and consider the impact of procedures on the various parties involved. The scholarly expertise and experience of the authors is especially reflected in the Criminal Procedure II materials, which includes coverage of prosecutorial charging, plea bargaining, and sentencing. Their frequent use of Problems gives instructors options for applying concepts and doctrines in realistic practice settings. New to the Sixth Edition: Two new authors join the editorial team: Jenia Iontcheva Turner of SMU Dedman School of Law and Kay L. Levine of Emory University School of Law. With her doctoral training in Socio-Legal Studies and her balanced experience as a prosecutor and a defense attorney in state court, Professor Levine sharpens the focus of the book on the real-world operation of courtroom actors in high-volume state systems. With her background in international criminal tribunals and comparative criminal procedure, Professor Turner strengthens the comparisons between court systems in the U.S. and those around the world. As experienced and celebrated classroom teachers, both Professors Turner and Levine bring closer attention to student learning needs in every chapter of the book. More examples and discussion demonstrate the effects of new technologies on criminal procedure. A revamped Chapter 1 offers a deeper exploration of competing models of policing and useful background about policing organizations. Reorganized Chapters 2 and 7 introduce students to the shifting analytical frameworks that the U.S. Supreme Court now employs to evaluate searches in the context of technological devices that store and collect large amounts of data. Chapter 6 relies on current newsworthy debates about police use of force to explore the alternatives and supplements to the exclusionary rule remedy. A revamped Chapter 12 surveys the major changes in the use of money bail and risk assessment algorithms, previewing the prospects for further system reforms. Chapter 13 covers newsworthy recent changes in the charging policies and diversion practices of prosecutors' offices, especially those in urban areas such as Philadelphia. Chapter 17 expands its coverage of the tensions between fair trials and public trials, including new materials on public access to court files and statistics. A refocused Chapter 19 provides a more detailed and vivid portrait of sentencing hearings and the use of risk assessment instruments. Professors and students will benefit from: Materials that support class discussion, including criminal court actors beyond the Justices of the U.S. Supreme Court: the vision is "street level federalism" Materials that portray for students the range of current practices in criminal justice rather than a rushed historical narrative about doctrinal trends A supporting website that offers exemplar documents from legal practice, recent news with relevance for criminal procedure, and brief video lectures to introduce each major unit Emphasis on high-volume practical issues in criminal procedure instead of intricate but rarely-encountered questions Intuitive organization--tracking the typical sequence of events in criminal investigations and in the criminal courts--that makes it easy to see connections among different areas of the law

Criminal Procedures

Cases, Statutes, Executive Materials

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Author: Marc L. Miller,Ronald F. Wright

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business

ISBN: 1454858915

Category: Law

Page: 1584

View: 7169

Criminal Procedures: Cases, Statutes, and Executive Materials is noted for its comprehensive coverage and excellent selection and editing of cases and materials. The book is known for its special focus on a rich selection of materials from multiple institutions, including primary materials from U.S. Supreme Court cases, state high court cases, state and federal statutes, rules of procedure, and police and prosecutorial policies, along with materials from social science studies. The new edition retains the casebook’s engaging writing style and division of materials into “teachable chunks.” Updated cases are chosen for their contemporary accuracy and feel, to complement essential cases of historical value. Taken together, the principal materials highlight procedural variety, focus on real process topics, provide the political context, and consider the impact of procedures on the various parties involved. The scholarly expertise and experience of the authors is especially reflected in the Criminal Procedure II materials, which includes coverage of prosecutorial charging, plea bargaining, and sentencing. Their frequent use of Problems gives instructors options for applying concepts and doctrines in realistic practice settings.

The Brief

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Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Compensation (Law)

Page: N.A

View: 7945

Rote Ratten

Oberinspektor Chens vierter Fall

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Author: Xiaolong Qiu

Publisher: Paul Zsolnay Verlag

ISBN: 3552057919

Category: Fiction

Page: 384

View: 1887

Eine Reise nach Amerika, davon hat Oberinspektor Chen schon lange geträumt. Und nun soll der dichtende Polizist als Leiter einer Schriftstellerdelegation für zwei Wochen Gast in den USA sein. Doch diese einmalige Gelegenheit kommt für Chen mehr als ungünstig. Denn er hat einen Auftrag erhalten, der, gefährlich und ehrenvoll zugleich, seinen vollen Einsatz in Shanghai erfordert: Nach dem Tod eines Polizisten in einem Bordell verpflichtet ihn die oberste Behörde, endlich den "Roten Ratten", korrupten Beamten und schmiergeldzahlenden Neokapitalisten, das Handwerk zu legen. Doch schon bei den ersten Recherchen muss Chen feststellen, dass er es mit einflussreichen Parteikadern zu tun bekommen wird, die vor nichts zurückschrecken. Der vierte Fall aus der beliebten Krimi-Reihe mit Oberinspektor Chen.

Freiheit und Vernunft

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Author: Richard Mervyn Hare

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783518280577

Category:

Page: 254

View: 9102

Jeder, der vor einem ernsten moralischen Problem steht, weiss, dass es sein eigenes Problem ist und dass ihm niemand die Beantwortung desselben abnehmen kann. Dennoch ist die Beantwortung moralischer Fragen nicht willkürlich: wir spüren vielmehr, dass es von ausschlaggebender Bedeutung ist, welche Antwort wir geben, und dass wir bei der Aufgabe, eine Antwort zu finden, unsere rationale Fähigkeiten bis an die Grenzen des Möglichen einsetzen sollten. Auf diese (scheinbare) Antinomie von Freiheit und Vernunft lassen sich fast alle zentralen Auseinandersetzungen in der Moralphilosphie zurückführen.