The Criminal Law Handbook

The Criminal Law Handbook

Know your Rights, Survive the System

Book - 2015 | 14th edition
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Contents: Introduction : a walk-through of the case of State v. Andrea Davidson, a fictional robbery prosecution
Talking to the police
Search and seizure
Arrest : when it happens, what it means
Eyewitness identification : psychology and procedures
Booking and bail : checking in and out of jail
From suspect to defendant
Criminal defense lawyers
Understanding the attorney-client relationship in a criminal case
A walk through criminal court
Developing the defense strategy
Crimespeak : understanding the language of criminal laws
Defensespeak : common defenses to criminal charges
Discovery : exchanging information with the prosecution
Investigating the facts
Preliminary hearings
Fundamental trial rights of the defense
Basic evidence rules in criminal trials
Motions and their role in criminal cases
Plea bargains : how most criminal cases end
The trial process
Victims and victims' rights
The system at work : DUI laws and processes
Juvenile courts and procedures
Prisoners' rules
Publisher: Berkeley, California : Nolo, 2015
Edition: 14th edition
Copyright Date: ©2015
Branch Call Number: 345.7305 B ed.14 PBK
Characteristics: 656 pages : forms ; 23 cm
Additional Contributors: Berman-Barrett, Sara J. 1964-- Author
ISBN: 9781413321784


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