Criminal Law and Procedure for Legal Professionals

Throughout, the text provides maximum flexibility to instructors teaching a wide range of pre-law, paralegal, and criminal justice students.

Criminal Law and Procedure for Legal Professionals

CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCEDURES, 1/e bridges the gap between theoretical presentations of criminal law and procedure and the practical realities of working in the criminal justice field. It covers the essential principles, doctrines, and rules of criminal law and procedure, carefully balancing them with numerous “In the Field” special features offering insights drawn from real-world experiences. Students will find many examples and assignments drawn from both federal and state criminal cases, as well as many features and scenarios illuminating ethical standards for criminal justice professionals. Throughout, the text provides maximum flexibility to instructors teaching a wide range of pre-law, paralegal, and criminal justice students.

Criminal Procedure for the Criminal Justice Professional

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Criminal Procedure for the Criminal Justice Professional

CRIMINAL PROCEDURE FOR THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE PROFESSIONAL, Tenth Edition, is the most accurate, up-to-date, and readable criminal procedure text available today, and its uniquely practical, real-life approach make it the best possible reference book for current and future criminal justice professionals. From individual rights to arrest, search and seizure, confessions, and pretrial identifications, this best seller provides students with all the information they need to understand the legal aspects of police investigatory practices. Using clear and concise statements of criminal procedure law and understandable explanations of the reasoning behind the law, authors John N. Ferdico, Henry F. Fradella, and Christopher Totten clarify potentially confusing and obscure legal matter. They reduce the complexity of criminal procedure law into simple, straightforward guidelines and recommendations, illustrated with interesting examples of actual cases. CRIMINAL PROCEDURE FOR THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE PROFESSIONAL, Tenth Edition, gives students everything they need to develop a comprehensive understanding of the legal rights, duties, and liabilities of law enforcement professionals. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Criminal Law and Procedure

Accessible and engaging, this text presents criminal law and procedure as an exciting opportunity to have a direct, positive impact on our communities and the criminal justice system.

Criminal Law and Procedure

Written by a former federal prosecutor and public defender, Criminal Law and Procedure: A Courtroom Approach introduces students to the essentials of criminal law and procedure by illuminating the legal issues justice professionals face before, during, and after a criminal trial. Through the examination of statutes, edited case excerpts, and recent constitutional interpretation of black letter law, the text bridges the gap between learning criminal procedure and applying criminal law. Drawing from author Stephanie A. Jirard’s vast experience in both the courtroom and the classroom, Criminal Law and Procedure gets students to think critically about real-world issues and practice applying the law in a just and meaningful way. Accessible and engaging, this text presents criminal law and procedure as an exciting opportunity to have a direct, positive impact on our communities and the criminal justice system.

Office Procedures for the Legal Professional

CRIMINAL. LAW. PRACTICE. CHAPTER OUTCOMES As a result of studying this
chapter, the student will learn: • The differences between criminal and civil law
The elements and basic categories of crimes • The definitions of the most ...

Office Procedures for the Legal Professional

This is an all-encompassing approach to looking at law office procedures. It reviews the law office and the court system then moves on to a detailed discussion of various specialty areas of law and the function of the paralegal or legal assistant in each. Assignments and projects give the reader a very real sense of work in a law office. And, those efforts are documented in a notebook within the publication which later serves as a valuable resource in carrying out similar assignments on the job. This publication coupled with an available forms manual makes for an invaluable combination. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Criminal Procedure for the Criminal Justice Professional

This timely book presents a uniquely practical, real-life approach to criminal procedure, which makes it an ideal reference book as you begin your career.

Criminal Procedure for the Criminal Justice Professional

CRIMINAL PROCEDURE FOR THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE PROFESSIONAL, 11E, International Edition is the most accurate, up-to-date, and readable criminal procedure text available. Authors John N. Ferdico, Henry F. Fradella, and Christopher Totten clarify potentially confusing and obscure legal matters using clear and concise explanations of criminal procedure law and the reasoning behind the law. They translate the complexity of the subject matter into simple, straightforward guidelines and recommendations, illustrated with interesting examples of actual cases. The book's uniquely practical, real-life approach makes it an ideal reference book for current and future criminal justice professionals. From individual rights to arrest, search and seizure, confessions, and pretrial identifications, this best seller provides students with all the information they need to understand the legal rights, duties, and liabilities of law enforcement professionals.

Basic Criminal Law

Basic Criminal Law

This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. For courses in criminal law and criminal procedure (as well as supplementary readings in constitutional law) in the paralegal and more general criminal justice programs. A comprehensive, well-organized approach to understanding key legal concepts and developing the essential skills and hands-on experience needed to enter the legal profession Basic Criminal Law, Fifth Edition, provides a thorough grounding in criminal law, its history, how it is practiced today, and what trends will take it into the future. Rich with features that guide readers through the history of criminal law, the crimes themselves, and specific legal procedures, this text offers numerous opportunities to develop the real-world skills needed to enter the workforce. The Fifth Edition includes: insights from current and high-profile key cases; new You Make the Call sections; a revised chapter on sex crimes; a revised appeals section; updated crime statistics and definitions; updated evidence concept sections; and enhanced practical tips and strategies.

Basic Manual for the Legal Professional

NALS Basic Manual for the Lawyer's Assistant, 13th, a guide for legal professionals, lays out legal principles and approved law office procedures for those who have previous experience in the legal fields.

Basic Manual for the Legal Professional


Interviewing and Investigating

This comprehensive text uses realistic case scenarios, practical exercises, illustrations, and examples to teach the essential skills of interviewing and investigating, helping students to master rather than memorize the skills.

Interviewing and Investigating

Interviewing and Investigating: Essential Skills for the Legal Professional, Seventh Edition, reflects a thorough and practical approach for a strong foundation in interviewing and investigating, as well as in the civil, criminal, and non-litigation contexts in which they are used. This comprehensive text uses realistic case scenarios, practical exercises, illustrations, and examples to teach the essential skills of interviewing and investigating, helping students to master rather than memorize the skills. Led by Stephen P. Parsons, an experienced practitioner and author, readers will make connections between law and fact, engage in critical analysis, and develop specific communication skills that are indispensable in practice. New to the Seventh Edition: Updated and additional websites New and freshened Examples, Hypotheticals, LBDs and Sleuth on the Loose features More in-depth coverage on how to locate and obtain medical, educational, and employment records References to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and the Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure reflecting the latest amendments Summaries of newly decided cases dealing with ESI issues including spoliation and proportionality raised by the recent amendments to FRCP 26(c)(1)(B), 37(e) and 16(b)(3) Updated coverage of the Federal Rules of Evidence, including newly amended FRE 902(13) regarding self-authentication of electronic records and 803(16) regarding ancient records Discussions of the latest developments in online social networking and technology including smart phones, social networking, and constant Internet as well as the role of public and private surveillance cameras and surveillance drones Professors and students will benefit from: A dynamic pedagogy, including hypotheticals, Learn by Doing exercises, chapter summaries, and basic review questions in every chapter Examples from civil, criminal, litigation, and non-litigation scenarios Emphasis on ethical and professional standards, integrated throughout the text and focused on in a chapter devoted to ethical issues Four realistic cases for analysis and use in the Learn by Doing exercises—homicide, personal injury, domestic relations, and a real estate development project

Wiretaps

This situation makes the guide particularly useful to the criminal defense bar. Contained in the book are over 29 sample documents associated with wiretaps as well as all content requirements demanded by law.

Wiretaps

This is a major addition to the field: a complete guide for the investigator and prosecutor in criminal cases as well as an in depth tool for defense attorneys. The practical and procedural nature of this law enforcement tool makes its use often subject to legal error and misapplication. This situation makes the guide particularly useful to the criminal defense bar. Contained in the book are over 29 sample documents associated with wiretaps as well as all content requirements demanded by law. Minimization procedures are also included.

Core Concepts in Criminal Law and Criminal Justice

A comparative and collaborative study of the foundational principles and concepts that underpin different domestic systems of criminal law.

Core Concepts in Criminal Law and Criminal Justice

A comparative and collaborative study of the foundational principles and concepts that underpin different domestic systems of criminal law.