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Criminal Procedure for the Criminal Justice Professional

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ISBN-10: 0534629199

ISBN-13: 9780534629199

Edition: 9th 2005 (Revised)

Authors: John N. Ferdico

List price: $171.95
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The most accurate, up-to-date, and readable criminal procedure text available today, this best seller provides students with all the information they need to understand the legal aspects of police investigatory practices. Using clear and concise statements of criminal procedure law and understandable explanations of the reasoning behind the law, the author clarifies potentially confusing and obscure legal matter. By focusing on U.S. Supreme Court and carefully selected lower court cases setting out the requirements for arrest, search and seizure, confessions, and pretrial identifications, students develop a comprehensive understanding of the legal rights, duties, and liabilities of law enforcement professionals. CRIMINAL PROCEDURE FOR THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE PROFESSIONAL, Ninth Edition now includes the most student-friendly and useful technology package available, including a FREE Crime and Evidence in Action CD-ROM and robust Companion Web Site.
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Book details

List price: $171.95
Edition: 9th
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 8/3/2004
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 576
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 3.234
Language: English

John N. Ferdico holds a J.D. from Northwestern University School of Law and a B.A. in Sociology from Dartmouth College. He is a former Assistant Attorney General and Director of Law Enforcement Education for the State of Maine. In addition to being co-author of CRIMINAL PROCEDURE FOR THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE PROFESSIONAL, 11th Edition, he is author of FERDICO'S CRIMINAL LAW AND JUSTICE DICTIONARY and the MAINE LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER'S MANUAL. Ferdico currently writes and runs a legal publishing company in Bowdoinham, Maine.

Preface
Introduction
Framework for the Study of Criminal Procedure
Individual Rights under the United States Constitution
An Overview of the Criminal Court System
Basic Underlying Concepts
Arrest, Search Warrants, and Probable Cause
Arrest
Search Warrants
Probable Cause
Exceptions to Search Warrant Requirements
Stop and Frisk
Search Incident to Arrest
Consent Searches
The Plain View Doctrine
Search and Seizure of Vehicles and Containers
Open Fields and Abandoned Property
Admissions and Confessions and Pretrial Identification
Admissions and Confessions
Pretrial Identification Procedures
Glossary
Table of Cases
Index