Criminal Procedure (6e) : 9780134813431

Criminal Procedure (6e)

Worrall
 
Edition
 
6
ISBN
 
9780134813431
ISBN 10
 
013481343X
Published
 
10/01/2018
Published by
 
Pearson Higher Ed USA
Pages
 
Format
 
Available once published
 
Title type
Book
$109.99
 
 
 
Description
This print textbook is available for students to rent for their classes. The Pearson print rental program provides students with affordable access to learning materials, so they come to class ready to succeed.
 

For courses in criminal procedure.

Basic introductory approach to criminal procedure, with a real-world slant
Criminal Procedure: From First Contact to Appeal is a comprehensive introduction to criminal procedure, from the point where individuals first come into contact with the police, all the way through to appeal. Presupposing no legal expertise, the text connects criminal procedure cases to their real-world implications through innovative pedagogy, such as decision-making exercises that position students as judge. The 6th edition adds Supreme Court decisions through the 2016-17 term and analyzes their impact on criminal and legal processes.

Criminal Procedure: From First Contact to Appeal6th Edition, is also available via Revel, an interactive learning environment that enables students to read, practice, and study in one continuous experience. Learn more.

Table of contents

PART 1: INTRODUCTION
1. Introduction to Criminal Procedure
2. Remedies

PART 2: SEARCH AND SEIZURE
3. Introduction to Search and Seizure
4. Searches and Arrests with Warrants
5. Searches and Arrests without Warrants
6. Actions Based on Reasonable Suspicion
7. Actions Based on Administrative Justification and Consent

PART 3: INTERROGATIONS, CONFESSIONS, AND IDENTIFICATION PROCEDURES
8. Interrogations and Confessions
9. Identification Procedures and the Role of Witnesses

PART 4: THE BEGINNINGS OF FORMAL PROCEEDINGS
10. The Pretrial Process
11. Prosecutors, Grand Juries, and Defense Attorneys
12. Plea Bargaining and Guilty Pleas

PART 5: TRIAL, CONVICTION, AND BEYOND
13. Rights at Trial
14. More Rights at Trial
15. Sentencing, Appeals, and Habeas Corpus

New to this edition

Up-to-date court decisions and their implications

  • Supreme Court decisions through the 2016-17 term have been added among numerous others.
  • Case law presentations have been revised, with more discussion of case facts and details throughout.
  • Additional coverage has been added on the “fruit of the poisonous tree” doctrine (chapter 2) and vehicle stops, due to recent Supreme Court decisions (chapter 6). Several additional sentencing cases have been added to chapter 15.
  • New sections have been added addressing cellular phone searches in light of the 2014 Riley v. California decision (chapter 5) and DNA-based identification (chapter 9).
  • The section on impartial judges in chapter 13 has been revised and expanded in light of recent cases.

Opportunities for practice and further study

  • End-of-chapter web links and exercises have been updated. They elaborate on and reinforce key issues and points raised in the chapter.

Check out the preface for a complete list of features and what's new in this edition.
Features & benefits
Coverage of basic and nontraditional topics in criminal procedure
  • Basic legal concepts and issues are presented in conversational language and tone, including search-and-seizure and interrogation and identification procedures.
  • Topics not addressed in conventional criminal justice texts are covered, such as the pretrial process; the roles of defense attorneys, prosecutors, and grand juries; plea bargaining and guilty pleas; rights of criminal defendants at trial; and appeals and habeas corpus.
  • Extensive use of actual legal forms and police department policy manual excerpts show how criminal justice professionals deal with the concepts and issues covered throughout the text.

Up-to-date court decisions and their implications

  • Expanded - Supreme Court decisions through the 2016-17 term have been added among numerous others.
  • Revised - Case law presentations have been revised, with more discussion of case facts and details throughout.
  • Expanded - Additional coverage has been added on the “fruit of the poisonous tree” doctrine (chapter 2) and vehicle stops, due to recent Supreme Court decisions (chapter 6). Several additional sentencing cases have been added to chapter 15.
  • New - New sections have been added addressing cellular phone searches in light of the 2014 Riley v. California decision (chapter 5) and DNA-based identification (chapter 9).
  • Updated - The section on impartial judges in chapter 13 has been revised and expanded in light of recent cases.

Opportunities for practice and further study

  • Decision-Making exercises scattered throughout each chapter place readers in the position of judge, asking them to decide a case based on the facts presented.
  • Revised - End-of-chapter web links and exercises have been updated. They elaborate on and reinforce key issues and points raised in the chapter.
  • Each chapter concludes with Further Exploration, an examination of controversial and unsettled issues in criminal procedure, entertaining ideas likely to come up in the not-too-distant future.
  • Comprehensive instructor support includes an instructor’s manual with a test bank; TestGen, a computerized test generation system; and PowerPoint® slides to assist with class lectures.

Criminal Procedure: From First Contact to Appeal6th Edition, is also available via Revel™, an interactive learning environment that enables students to read, practice, and study in one continuous experience. Learn more.

Check out the preface for a complete list of features and what's new in this edition.
Author biography

John L. Worrall is Professor and Criminology Program Head at the University of Texas at Dallas. He received a PhD in Political Science from Washington State University in 1999. His areas of interest and expertise include policing, courts, and crime control policy, but he has also published research on correctional matters, legal issues, and a range of other criminal justice/criminology topics. His research has focused primarily on identifying successful programs, policies, and interventions aimed at preventing and controlling crime. In this vein, he has also authored a number of best-selling criminal justice books, including the popular Crime Control in America: What Works? (3rd edition, Pearson, forthcoming). He also currently serves as editor of the journal Police Quarterly.