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Criminal Procedure: Law and Practice, 9th Edition

  • Rolando V. del Carmen Sam Houston State University
  • ISBN-10: 1285062892  |  ISBN-13: 9781285062891
  • 576 Pages
  • Previous Editions: 2010, 2007, 2004
  • © 2014 | Published
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Overview

Extremely practical, CRIMINAL PROCEDURE: LAW & PRACTICE is a favorite among instructors and students alike because of its clear and crisp writing style, extensive use of engaging pedagogy, and unique ability to cover procedure completely and accurately without bogging students down in irrelevant minutiae. The completely updated Ninth Edition is packed with new features, insightful legal information, current police topics, and the most recent Supreme Court rulings. It also offers expanded coverage of such high-profile issues as use of force, special needs searches, voir dire, stop and frisk, racial profiling, seizures of text/email messages, the USA Patriot Act, technology, and much more. Maintaining this trusted book's proven relevance for law enforcement officials and other criminal justice professionals, the Ninth Edition continues to provide a wealth of case briefings, hypothetical cases, real-world examples, sample police forms, and learning tools. Available with InfoTrac® Student Collections http://gocengage.com/infotrac.

Features and Benefits

  • To provide maximum learning reinforcement, each chapter begins with learning objectives that are carefully matched to end-of-chapter summary sections and linked to corresponding quiz/test items in the accompanying Instructor's Manual, Test Bank, and CourseMate website.
  • Helping readers sharpen their critical-thinking skills, "In Action" boxes and brief hypothetical cases in every chapter present practical scenarios and thought-provoking discussion questions that challenge students to apply the chapter's key concepts to real-life examples and arrive at well-reasoned conclusions.
  • A wealth of examples from real-world situations faced by law enforcement officials provides a practical look at legal guidelines on criminal procedure that is complete and accurate without bogging students down in minutiae. Extremely reader-friendly with a clear presentation, this text makes law enforcement concepts easy to understand and apply.
  • Rich pedagogical aids integrated throughout the text include introductory chapter outlines, key terms, definitions of legal terms, key cases, hypothetical cases, and case briefs. The U.S. Constitution is included in an appendix for easy reference.
  • "Future Trends in Law Enforcement Procedures" boxes cover topics such as terrorism, profiling, and exigent circumstances, making the core chapter material even more relevant and exciting for today's students.

Table of Contents

PART I: INTRODUCTION.
1. The Court System and Sources of Rights.
2. Overview of the Criminal Justice Process.
PART II: LEVELS OF PROOF AND THE EXCLUSIONARY RULE.
3. Probable Cause and Reasonable Suspicion.
4. The Exclusionary Rule.
PART III: SEARCHES AND SEIZURES OF PERSONS.
5. Stop and Frisk and Stationhouse Detention.
6. Arrests and Use of Force.
PART IV: SEARCHES AND SEIZURES OF PROPERTY.
7. Searches and Seizures of Things.
8. Motor Vehicle Stops, Searches, and Inventories.
9. Plain View, Open Fields, Abandonment, and Border Searches.
PART V: IDENTIFICATIONS, CONFESSIONS, AND ADMISSIONS.
10. Lineups and Other Means of Pretrial Identification.
11. Confessions and Admissions: Miranda v. Arizona.
PART VI: CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS AND THE CONSEQUENCES OF POLICE MISCONDUCT.
12. Basic Constitutional Rights of the Accused During the Trial.
13. Sentencing, the Death Penalty, and Other Forms of Punishment.
14. Legal Liabilities and Other Consequences of Police Misconduct.
15. Electronic Surveillance and the War on Terror.
APPENDIXES.
A. Guide to Case Briefing.
B. The Case of Minnesota v. Dickerson--A Full Reprint.
C. Thirty Suggestions on How to Be an Effective Witness.
D. The Constitution of the United States.
CASE INDEX.
NAME/SUBJECT INDEX.

What's New

  • Completely current, the Ninth Edition of the popular CRIMINAL PROCEDURE: LAW & PRACTICE reflects the latest issues and developments from the field. Updated case coverage throughout keeps pace with current law and procedure and includes such recent cases as Safford v. Redding (2009), Arizona v. Gant (2009), J.D.B. v. North Carolina (2011), and many more.
  • An all-new marginal glossary gives students quick access to definitions of key terms and concepts--ensuring they have a solid understanding before progressing to new topics.
  • Expanded coverage of today's high profile issues includes detailed discussions of bail, use of force, special needs searches, voir dire, stop and frisk, racial profiling, seizures of text/email messages, the USA Patriot Act, the use of technology in law enforcement, and much more.
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Instructor's Resource Manual with Test Bank  (ISBN-10: 128506416X | ISBN-13: 9781285064161)

Helping you maximize your classroom success, this expansive resource includes learning objectives, key terms, a detailed chapter outline, a chapter summary, discussion topics, student activities, media tools, and a test bank. The learning objectives are correlated with the discussion topics, student activities, and media tools. Each chapter's test bank contains questions in multiple-choice, true false, completion, and essay formats, with a full answer key. Coded to the learning objectives that appear in the main text, the test bank includes the page numbers in the main text where the answers can be found. In addition, experienced criminal justice instructors have carefully reviewed each question in the test bank for quality, accuracy, and content coverage. Our Instructor Approved seal, which appears on the front cover, is our assurance that you are working with an assessment and grading resource of the highest caliber. The manual is available for download on the password-protected website and can also be obtained by emailing your local Cengage Learning representative.

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Meet the Author

Author Bio

Rolando V. del Carmen

Rolando V. del Carmen is Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Criminal Justice in the College of Criminal Justice at Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, Texas. He was assistant dean and associate professor of a school of law in the Philippines and has held various administrative and academic positions in the United States. In addition, he has taught at various universities and has written extensively, including numerous articles on legal issues and more than ten books. A consultant to criminal justice agencies in a number of states, Dr. Del Carmen served a six-year term to the Texas Commission on Jail Standards. He earned the Fellow Award (1990), Bruce Smith Award (1996), and Founders Award (2005) from the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences. He holds a B.A. and a bachelor of laws degree from the Philippines, a master of comparative law from Southern Methodist University, a master of laws from the University of California at Berkeley, and a doctor of science of law from the University of Illinois.