Court Procedure and Evidence Issues
Readable and practical text for criminal justice courses on courtprocedure and judicial process, incorporating an overview of evidentiaryissues.Features:This text explores the details of the judicial process, explainingthe various phases of a More...
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Publisher: Kluwer Law International
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Readable and practical text for criminal justice courses on courtprocedure and judicial process, incorporating an overview of evidentiaryissues.Features:This text explores the details of the judicial process, explainingthe various phases of a criminal prosecution in a clear and oftenentertaining style.The book provides a balance between theoretical discussions andpractical, down-to-earth examples of law in action at every phaseof a criminal proceeding.Well-written text that is accessible to both students andprofessors.Thoughtful pedagogy includes the following:Learning objectives that are stated clearly and succinctly atthe beginning of each chapterTerms and legal vocabulary set out in bold in the body of thetext and defined immediately in the margin for the ease of studentcomprehensionFigures and tables to illustrate crucial points, designed tocapitalize on different learning styles among studentsCase scenarios to help students develop their understanding ofthe materialExcerpts from seminal or otherwise noteworthy US Supreme Court casesEnd of chapter questions, activities and assignments tohone the students’ understandingReference to a sample criminal case to help develop specific points ineach chapterComplete Mock Trial package that includes police, investigativereports, charging documents and other materials to assist student inactually presenting a criminal case“For the Prosecution/For the Defense,” point/counter point featurein each chapter that discusses an issue from the prosecution and defenseviewpointsWeb sites for further research and/or discussionProfiling the Professional : an interview and profile of a legalprofessional, such as a judge, law enforcement officer, defenseattorney, etc., that appears in each chapter. This feature explainsthe day-to-day world of a legal professional, helping thestudent/reader make an intellectual and emotional connection with thereal-life professionals in the criminal justice systemLogical and understandable organization.Author has a wealth of trial experience at every phase ofcriminal litigation, as well as extensive experience writingtextbooks.
|An Introduction to the Court System|
|Beginning the Case|
|Discovery and Pretrial Motions|
|Preparing for the Trial: The Prosecution|
|Preparing for the Trial: The Defense|
|Appeals and Post-Trial Motions|
|Unique Criminal Issues|