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Criminal Procedure 10th Edition

Joel Samaha

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CRIMINAL PROCEDURE combines case excerpts with clear, detailed legal discussion and analysis to give students a solid understanding of the subject. This straightforward presentation discusses all sides of issues, combining the "how" and "why" to encourage students to go beyond memorization. Covering the entire criminal process, the tenth edition highlights the impact of the "digital revolution" throughout the criminal process, provides the latest appellate court cases and new U.S. Magistrate published decisions, and updates such key topics as domestic terrorism and immigration law. Also available: the MindTap® online option helps students master concepts while engaging them with video cases and career-based decision-making scenarios.

Joel Samaha, University of Minnesota

Joel Samaha is University Distinguished Teaching Professor of Sociology at the University of Minnesota, where he teaches Criminal Law and Criminal Procedure. He received his B.A. (History), J.D., and Ph.D. (History) from Northwestern University and studied under Sir Geoffrey Elton at Cambridge University, England. Professor Samaha was admitted to the Illinois Bar, briefly practiced law in Chicago, and then taught at UCLA. In 1971, he joined the University of Minnesota, where he served as Chair of the Department of Criminal Justice Studies for four years, taught television and radio courses in criminal justice, co-taught a National Endowment for the Humanities seminar in legal and constitutional history, was named College of Liberal Arts Distinguished Teacher in 1974, and named University Distinguished Teaching Professor in 2007. Professor Samaha's works have appeared in Historical Journal, American Journal of Legal History, Minnesota Law Review, William Mitchell Law Review, and Journal of Social History.

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  • "You Decide" boxes develop critical thinking skills by looking at cases that push the boundaries of existing criminal procedure. "Criminal Procedure in Action" boxes in most chapters expand on key concepts and issues raised in the chapter.
  • Providing maximum learning reinforcement, each chapter begins with numbered learning objectives that are carefully matched to chapter sections and end-of-chapter summaries.
  • Going well beyond the words in the principles, doctrines, and rules of criminal procedure examined in the text, "Case Excerpts" teach students to understand concepts by applying them to the facts of specific cases. Questions following each excerpt test students' knowledge and understanding of the principles, doctrines, and reasoning presented in the excerpt. Case Questions prompt students to evaluate, criticize, and propose alternatives to the parties' arguments and the decisions of the court as presented in the excerpt.
  • Providing students with an excellent overview, Samaha's classical perspective illustrates how the constitutional principles of criminal procedure have endured for centuries -- even while courts and legislatures adapt them to meet society's ever-changing needs.

Criminal Procedure


1. Preview of Criminal Procedure in the Age of the Digital Revolution.
2. Criminal Procedure and the Constitution.
3. Searches and Seizures.
4. Stop and Frisk.
5. Seizure of Persons: Arrest.
6. Searches for Evidence.
7. Special Needs Searches.
8. Self-Incrimination.
9. Identification Procedures.
10. Remedies for Constitutional Violations I: The Exclusionary Rule and Entrapment.
11. Constitutional Violations II: Other Remedies Against Official Misconduct.
12. Court Proceedings I: Before Trial.
13. Court Proceedings II: Trial and Conviction.
14. After Conviction.
15. Criminal Procedure in Crises Times.

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Online Instructor's Manual

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This detailed manual provides sample syllabi, course guidelines, in-class exercises, and chapter objectives to assist instructors in teaching the course.

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These vibrant Microsoft® PowerPoint® lecture slides for each chapter assist you with your lecture by providing concept coverage using images, figures, and tables directly from the textbook.

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Organize your course and capture your students' attention with the resources found in the Test Bank, including multiple-choice, true/false, short-answer, and essay questions -- most with answers and page references for each chapter of the text.

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