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Criminal Procedure Adjudication

ISBN-10: 0735577870

ISBN-13: 9780735577879

Edition: 2008

Authors: Erwin Chemerinsky, Laurie L. Levenson

List price: $133.00
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Combining first-hand knowledge of the criminal procedure system with stellar constitutional law scholarship, Levenson and Chemerinsky now offer a free-standing and student-friendly casebook that focuses on the adjudication phase of criminal procedure. Written in the eminently articulate style that characterizes Chemerinsky's Constitutional Law casebook, Criminal Procedure: Adjudication offers: straightforward essays by the authors that illuminate principal and minor cases a first-chapter overview of criminal procedure that looks at: the roles of the participants the progression of a case through the system key procedural rules and governing principles the Incorporation Doctrine the test for determining when new procedural rules should be applied retroactively a consistent and systematic chapter structure that: introduces the topic discusses the history and development of the law cites examples from recent cases where the key issues have been raised offers an analytic critique of the resolution of the issues chronologically organized chapter topics that mirror the sequential ordering of the adjudication process samples of legal pleadings that exemplify attorneys' actual arguments a panoramic perspective on practice as conveyed through the eyes of prosecutors, defense counsel, judges, police, and victims Supreme Court cases from the 2006-2007 term a detailed Teacher's Manual that offers questions and answers to support teaching and fuel class discussion an expanded teaching package that includes PowerPoint slides, a DVD that presents the facts and backgrounds of several key cases, and an author website Sure, it is a pleasure to teach and to read, but you could decide to adopt it simply For The wealth of experience and expertise that Chemerinsky and Levenson bring to their subject.
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Book details

List price: $133.00
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
Publication date: 9/5/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 503
Size: 6.75" wide x 10.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.090
Language: English

Erwin Chemerinsky is the founding dean of the University of California Irvine Law School. He is a graduate of Northwestern University and Harvard Law School. After teaching law at DePaul College of Law,nbsp;he moved to the University of Southern California, where he taught from 1983 to 2004. He frequently argued cases before the U.S. Court of Appeals in various jurisdictions and occasionally before the U.S. Supreme Court. He is well known in Los Angeles, where he helped draft a new city charter (he chaired the charter commission), issued a report on the city's police department, and commented on the O.J. Simpson trial. From 2004 to 2008 he taught at Duke University School of Law, before returning to southern California to start the law school at UCI.He is the author of Constitutional Law: Principles and Policies, a widely used law school textbook.

Introduction to Criminal Procedure
Initiating Prosecution
Bail and Pretrial Release
Discovery
Plea Bargaining and Guilty Pleas
Speedy Trial Rights
Right to Counsel
Trial
Sentencing
Double Jeopardy
Habeas Corpus
Table of Cases
Index