Criminal Procedure

Author: Robert M. Bloom
Publisher: Aspen Publishers Online
ISBN: 0735562911
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Updated to reflect important current events, Examples & Explanations: Criminal Procedure: the Constitution and the Police, Fifth Edition, retains its proven format of presenting criminal procedure as a sequence of procedures mirroring real-life events in law enforcement. Well-written and user friendly, this concise paperback is an asset to any criminal procedure course. Carefully crafted to aid students' understanding, this study aid gives students a sense of the theoretical flow and logic of law enforcement by following police procedural order graphically demonstrates legal standards and concepts through the use of Charts and illustrations. starts with easy, confidence-building examples and gradually moves on to more challenging examples that test students' knowledge and analytical skills utilizes the proven Examples and Explanations format to explain concepts and allow students to develop analytical and problem-solving skills Special features of the Fifth Edition include: terrorism in the United States and the Fourth Amendment ramifications Please visit the new companion website to learn more about this book. Website: http://www.aspenlawschool.com/bloombrodin5

Examples Explanations For Evidence

Author: Arthur Best
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 1454887168
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A favorite classroom prep tool of successful students that is often recommended by professors, the Examples & Explanations (E&E) series provides an alternative perspective to help you understand your casebook and in-class lectures. Each E&E offers hypothetical questions complemented by detailed explanations that allow you to test your knowledge of the topics in your courses and compare your own analysis. Here’s why you need an E&E to help you study throughout the semester: Clear explanations of each class topic, in a conversational, funny style. Features hypotheticals similar to those presented in class, with corresponding analysis so you can use them during the semester to test your understanding, and again at exam time to help you review. It offers coverage that works with ALL the major casebooks, and suits any class on a given topic. The Examples & Explanations series has been ranked the most popular study aid among law students because it is equally as helpful from the first day of class through the final exam.

Surviving Justice

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Publisher: McSweeney's
ISBN: 1940450918
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On September 30, 2003, Calvin was declared innocent and set free from Angola State Prison, after serving 22 years for a crime he did not commit. Like many other exonerees, Calvin experienced a new world that was not open to him. Hitting the streets without housing, money, or a change of clothes, exonerees across America are released only to fend for themselves. In the tradition of Studs Terkel's oral histories, this book collects the voices and stories of the exonerees for whom life — inside and out — is forever framed by extraordinary injustice

The Words We Live By

Author: Linda R. Monk
Publisher: Hachette Books
ISBN: 0316381861
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THE WORDS WE LIVE BY takes an entertaining and informative look at America's most important historical document, now with discussions on new rulings on hot button issues such as immigration, gay marriage, gun control, and affirmative action. In THE WORDS WE LIVE BY, Linda Monk probes the idea that the Constitution may seem to offer cut-and-dried answers to questions regarding personal rights, but the interpretations of this hallowed document are nearly infinite. For example, in the debate over gun control, does "the right of the people to bear arms" as stated in the Second Amendment pertain to individual citizens or regulated militias? What do scholars say? Should the Internet be regulated and censored, or does this impinge on the freedom of speech as defined in the First Amendment? These and other issues vary depending on the interpretation of the Constitution. Through entertaining and informative annotations, THE WORDS WE LIVE BY offers a new way of looking at the Constitution. Its pages reflect a critical, respectful and appreciative look at one of history's greatest documents. THE WORDS WE LIVE BY is filled with a rich and engaging historical perspective along with enough surprises and fascinating facts and illustrations to prove that your Constitution is a living--and entertaining--document. Updated now for the first time, THE WORDS WE LIVE BY continues to take an entertaining and informative look at America's most important historical document, now with discussions on new rulings on hot button issues such as immigration, gay marriage, and affirmative action.

Criminal Procedure Ii

Author: Richard G. Singer
Publisher: Aspen Publishers Online
ISBN: 0735568146
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Part of the time-tested Examples & Explanations series, Richard G. Singer's Examples & Explanations: Criminal Procedure II, for the second-semester Criminal Procedure course, covers all of the post-arrest, "bail-to-jail" topics. the Second Edition highlights important recent developments in these areas. Examples & Explanations: Criminal Procedure II, from Bail to Jail, Second Edition, features: respected educator-author Richard G. Singer the proven-effective Examples & Explanations pedagogy a clear and engaging writing style complete topical coverage that traces that of most Criminal Procedure II courses and casebooks a comparative look at different approaches taken by various jurisdictions With a greater focus on prosecutorial discretion, the Second Edition includes: a rewritten sentencing chapter examining the dramatic changes in the constitutional view on sentencing in Blakely v. Washington and Booker v. United States new chapters on: victim's rights non-criminal remedies for attorney misconduct, including disciplinary measures (and including a lengthy analysis of the prosecution of the Duke lacrosse team) speedy trial 2007 Supreme Court cases Cunningham and Rita You can trust Richard G. Singer and the Examples & Explanations series to give your students the help many of them need to get the most out of their Criminal Procedure studies.

Wrongly Convicted

Author: Saundra Davis Westervelt
Publisher: Rutgers Univ Pr
ISBN: 9780813529516
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The American criminal justice system contains numerous safeguards to prevent the conviction of innocent persons. The Bill of Rights provides nineteen separate rights for the alleged criminal offender, including the right to effective legal representation and the right to be judged without regard to race or creed. Despite these safeguards, wrongful convictions persist, and the issue has reverberated in the national debate over capital punishment.The essays in this volume are written from a cross-disciplinary perspective by some of the most eminent lawyers, criminologists, and social scientists in the field today. The articles are divided into four sections: the causes of wrongful convictions, the social characteristics of the wrongly convicted, case studies and personal histories, and suggestions for changes in the criminal justice system to prevent wrongful convictions. Contributors examine a broad range of issues, including the fallibility of eyewitness testimony, particularly in cross-racial identifications; the disadvantages faced by racial and ethnic minorities in the criminal justice system; and the impact of new technologies, especially DNA evidence, in freeing the innocent and bringing the guilty to justice. The book also asks such questions as: What legal characteristics do wrongful convictions share? What are the mechanisms that defendants and their attorneys use to overturn wrongful convictions? The book also provides case studies that offer specific examples of what can and does go wrong in the criminal justice system.The contributors argue that the most important single characteristic among wrongful conviction cases is the chronic denial by politicians and prosecutorsof the existence of a problem and their failure to act decisively when evidence of a possible wrongful conviction comes to light.

Agency Partnerships And Llcs

Author: Daniel S. Kleinberger
Publisher: Aspen Publishers Online
ISBN: 0735558566
Size: 53.49 MB
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The new edition of this successful paperback continues to be a study aid you can depend on to provide students with a firm understanding of the essential concepts and key issues involved in this complex area of law. Updated and revised, Examples & Explanations: Agency, Partnerships, and LLC's, Third Edition, delivers the latest information in the proven-effective Examples & Explanations format. The proven assets of this E&E include: clear, accessible, and engaging text that makes terms and concepts clear effective use of visual aids, such as diagrams and charts, to enhance and expand the text well-crafted examples that pique student interest and curiosity emphasis on areas that traditionally give students the most difficulty Updated and revised, the Third Edition offers: extensive and in-depth treatment of limited liability companies (LLCs) and limited liability partnerships (LLPs), including an integrated discussion of the newly adopted Revised Uniform Limited Liability Company Act updated agency materials that fully integrate the recently finalized Restatement (Third) of Agency refined coverage of general partnership law to reflect the ascendancy of the Revised Uniform Partnership Act (RUPA) revised coverage of limited partnership law to reflect the increasing acceptance of the 2001 version of the Uniform Limited Partnership Act

Environmental Law

Author: Steven Ferrey
Publisher: Aspen Publishers Online
ISBN: 0735588732
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Examples & Explanations: Environmental Law, now in its Fifth Edition, offers a problem method for learning that encourages students to master a basic understanding of the subject, problem solve, and think creatively about complex environmental issues. Author Steven Ferrey's clear and concise explanations of science, statutes, and regulations bring students up to speed and support an advanced understanding of environmental issues. Examples & Explanations: Environmental Law, Fifth Edition, features: broad coverage that includes 20 areas of environmental law in 15 chapters, with consistent cross-referencing throughout that link the connections among different topics the proven-effective Examples & Explanations Series pedagogy --accessible exposition followed by well-crafted exercises and clear, complete answers a student-friendly style and format that facilitates learning at an introductory or more advanced level - ideal for courses involving a real-world problem-solving approach a logical organization that follows the order of topics in most environmental law casebooks accessible sections on must-know science in each chapter The Fifth Edition of Examples & Explanations: Environmental Law includes: the Supreme Court's recent plain meaning interpretation of environmental statutes Superfund issues in the wake of Atlantic Research and Burlington Northern state efforts to regulate recyclables the "smart growth" movement an entire new section on global warming regulation updated coverage of the Endangered Species Act and the Clean Water Act updated and expanded coverage of the EU and Kyoto Protocol on carbon regulation Supreme Court recent case law on the Commerce Clause and other important recent cases concerning environment regulation, land use, and energy law Completely up-to-date through the Obama administration changes in its Fifth Edition, Examples & Explanations: Environmental Law is an ideal supplement to courses on Environmental Law, Energy Law, or Land Use. Balancing academic and real-world applications, it helps students test their knowledge and practice applying the law to topical issues. Because it takes the students quickly to a sophisticated level, ideal for courses that use real-world environmental problems as part of their pedagogy.

Criminal Procedure

Author: James J. Tomkovicz
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781522105442
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Criminal Procedure: Constitutional Constraints Upon Investigation and Proof is intended for use in an introductory Criminal Procedure course that focuses on issues generated by the investigative efforts of law enforcement entities. The topics addressed include: searches and seizures, entrapment, confessions, identification procedures, and the exclusionary rules. The Eighth Edition adheres to the practical and flexible approach that has characterized the text from the start. The textual material at the beginning of each chapter and between main opinions is still concise, focused on the foundational essentials that enhance understanding of core concepts. The problems at the end of subsections and chapters, all based on actual federal and state cases, have been updated with some raising novel issues. They serve to expose students to cutting-edge questions. They also furnish opportunities to test comprehension of doctrines by applying them to concrete situations and to refine exam-taking skills. The opinions are limited to those decided by the United States Supreme Court. A core objective of the text is still to present sufficient materials to enable students to gain an appreciation of the richness and complexity of the variety of issues in the field. The Eighth Edition includes edited versions of the most significant opinions handed down since the Seventh Edition was published and incorporates notes that capture the essence of other important rulings. A few significant opinions have been supplanted and now are the subject of summarizing notes. One brief foundational chapter¿which addressed the right to assistance of counsel at trial¿has been omitted. The foundation is now provided by a substantial note that introduces the following chapter.