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Criminal Courts : Structure, Process, and Issues

Criminal Courts : Structure, Process, and Issues - 2nd edition

Criminal Courts : Structure, Process, and Issues - 2nd edition

ISBN13: 9780131189799

ISBN10: 0131189794

Criminal Courts : Structure, Process, and Issues by Dean John Champion - ISBN 9780131189799
Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 2ND 08
Copyright: 2008
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
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International: No
Criminal Courts : Structure, Process, and Issues by Dean John Champion - ISBN 9780131189799

ISBN13: 9780131189799

ISBN10: 0131189794

Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 2ND 08

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Summary

Concise synopsis of history of American courts, featuring judicial system and key courtroom actors Up-to-date box materials supplementing text, featuring key issues and relevant themes of different aspects of court procedures Comprehensive discussion of pretrial procedures, motions, bases for appeals, and alternatives to criminal prosecution, including alternative dispute resolution, pretrial diversion, and restorative justice Extensive coverage and comparison of state and federal court systems Comprehensive discussion of juvenile courts, juvenile rights, and the juvenile justice process Detailed discussion of key courtroom actors, including prosecutors, defense counsels, and judges, and how each are elected or appointed Comprehensive discussion of plea bargaining, plea bargaining controversies and ethical considerations, and plea bargaining bans in different jurisdictions Complete discussion of jury system inUnited States, including jury selection, jury deliberations, and jury issues, including jury nullification, use of jury consultants, and juror misconduct Complete discussion of the trial process, including opening and closing arguments, examination and cross-examination, and other aspects of presentation of testimony and evidence Comprehensive discussion of American courts, their interplay with the media, and how the media have changed courtroom procedures Extensive discussion of key federal and state cases concerning court actions and defendant rights Discussion of major sentencing systems, including indeterminate, determinate, mandatory, and guidelines-based or presumptive sentencing Ancillaries include test bank, comprehensive glossary, and bibliography Questions for review at chapter ends, including listings of key terms