Summary: In Criminal Procedures: Prosecution and Adjudication: Cases, Statutes, and Executive Materials, Fourth Edition, the highly respected author team of Marc L. Miller and Ronald F. Wright present a student-friendly, comprehensive survey of the laws and practices at work between the time a person is charged and the time the courts resolve the offender's conviction and sentence.
In the Fourth Edition, the authors retain the vitality and contemporary approach of C ...show moreriminal Procedures: Cases, Statutes, and Executive Materials with an updated selection of cases and statutes and expanded discussions of important topics.
Covering in detail the "bail-to-jail" portions of the criminal process, this casebook features:
Extensive use of documents from multiple institutions including U.S. Supreme Court cases, state high court cases, state and federal statutes, rules of procedure, and prosecutorial policies.
A real world perspective that focuses on high-volume issues of current importance to defendants, lawyers, courts, legislators, and the public.
Interdisciplinary examination of the impact that different procedures have on the enforcers, lawyers, courts, communities, defendants, and victims.
Frequent use of Problems that gives the instructor options for applying concepts and doctrines in realistic practice settings.
Integrating the casebook with the web site to provide additional materials, the Fourth Edition offers:
An updated selection of cases and statutes.
Expanded coverage of the impact of race on criminal adjudication and sentencing.
Reorganized and expanded coverage of plea negotiations and guilty pleas.