Cases, Statutes, and Executive Materials
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Author: Marc Louis Miller,Ronald F. Wright
Publisher: Aspen Law & Business
Now 400 pages shorter, with greater emphasis on U.S. Supreme Court cases, Criminal Procedures: Cases, Statutes, and Executive Materials, enters its Second Edition as an even stronger casebook, responsive to teacher's needs.The authors cover both police-citizen interaction (investigation) and appeals (adjudication) in an efficient and effective format: - traditional organization and coverage, with a demonstration of the relationship of important federal cases to state law and practice - cases chosen for their historical value and contemporary appeal - a rich selection of materials includes primary materials from U.S. Supreme Court cases, state high court cases, statutes, rules of procedure, police and prosecutorial policies, and social science studies - new materials highlight procedural variety, focus on real process topics, provide political context, and consider the impact of procedures on the various parties involvedThe major changes made to the casebook reflect extensive consultation with users: - the authors have highlighted the role of the U.S. Supreme Court in criminal procedure and doubled the number of Supreme Court cases in the section on Gathering Information - a new chapter is dedicated to the topic of Habeas Corpus - among the new cases are Apprendi v. New Jersey, City of Chicago v. Jesus Morales, Illinois v. Wardlow, People v. Robinson, City of Indianapolis v. Edmond, States v. Bobic, Bond v. United States, United States v. Ruiz, Richards v. Wisconsin, California v. Charles Acevedo, Kyllo v. United States, and Alabama v. Shelton - new documents include the highly provocative Interim Report of the State Police Review Team Regarding Allegations ofRacial Profiling on the activities of state troopers assigned to patrol the New Jersey Turnpike - the extensive Teacher's Manual has been fully revised to correspond to the new text but retains the popular chapter overviews, suggestions for pacing, teaching strategies, and sample syllabi - a password-protected website for instructors provides an electronic version of the Teacher's Manual, with additional teaching materials - a separate website for students presents practice problems, sample exams, articles, a virtual library, and chapters on forfeiture and race and punishment that are not included in the Second EditionInstructors love this book because it explores the full range of legal arguments and institutions that students will encounter. Students love this book because it is lively and well organized. Spend some time examining Criminal Procedures: Cases, Statutes, and Executive Materials, Second Edition, and see for yourself the strengths of this new edition.