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Author Campbell, Andrea.

Title Legal Ease : a Guide to Criminal Law, Evidence, and Procedure
Edition Third edition
Published Springfield : Charles C Thomas, 2012
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Description 1 online resource (351 pages)
Contents Chapter 1 -- THE EVOLUTION OF LAW; Chapter 2 -- CRIMES DEFINED; Chapter 3 -- CRIMES AGAINST THE PERSON; Chapter 4 -- COPS AND ROBBERS AND MORE; Chapter 5 -- BEHIND ENEMY LINES; Chapter 6 -- DEFENSES, JUSTIFICATION, AND EXCUSE; Chapter 7 -- ARREST, SEARCH, AND SEIZURE; Chapter 8 -- RIGHTS OF THE ACCUSED; Chapter 9 -- MEN IN BLUE; Chapter 10 -- RESUME OF A PROSECUTION; Chapter 11 -- ARREST, CHARGES, AND BOOKING; Chapter 12 -- JUVENILE JUSTICE: DIFFERENCES; Chapter 13 -- PRELIMINARIES; Chapter 14 -- ANATOMY OF A TRIAL; AFTER THE TRIAL: RIGHTS OF PRISONERS AFTER CONVICTION; Appendix A; Appendix B
Summary Legal Ease is a versatile book that addresses how laws evolve and change as if they were living, breathing entities that are a mirror reflecting societal change. This new third edition offers the reader an expansive and practical guide to the many aspects of law. Presented in three sections, the book explains the practice of law through all phases of the criminal justice system. Part One, Criminal Law Explained, offers a history of law, defines criminal conduct, and explains the tools attorneys use in their practice. Section Two, Criminal Procedure and Evidence, details the steps required to i
Bibliography BIBLIOGRAPHYLIST OF CASES INDEX; SUBJECT INDEX
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Subject Criminal justice, Administration of -- United States.
Criminal law -- United States.
Criminal procedure -- United States.
Evidence, Criminal -- United States.
Form Electronic book
Author Ohm, Ralph C., 1957-
ISBN 0398088144 (electronic bk.)
9780398088149 (electronic bk.)