Summary: This volume focuses on the criminal process after the police investigation ends and the adjudicative process commences (pretrial release, prosecutorial charging procedures, discovery, speedy trial, plea bargaining and guilty pleas, trial by jury, confrontation at trial, self-incrimination, right to counsel at trial and on appeal, double jeopardy, and post-conviction proceedings). The text covers the most important Supreme Court cases in the field. Where pertinent, the F ...show moreederal Rules of Criminal Procedure, federal statutes, and lower federal and state court cases are considered. The broad overarching policy issues of criminal procedure are laid out and some of the hottest debates in the field are considered in depth. The authors have also included citation to important scholarship, both classic and recent, into which readers may delve more deeply regarding specific topics. ...show lessEdition/Copyright: 4TH 06
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