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Criminal Law and Procedure for the Paralegal

  • Kartonierter Einband
  • 672 Seiten
James McCord is an experienced trial attorney in criminal law, professor at the University of Wisconsin Law School, and a member o... Weiterlesen
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James McCord is an experienced trial attorney in criminal law, professor at the University of Wisconsin Law School, and a member of the Wisconsin and Kentucky Bar Associations. A frequent speaker at legal conferences, he is the author of several books and articles on the paralegal profession and practice. Professor McCord is a past president of the American Association for Paralegal Education, a former member of the American Bar Association Legal Assistant Program Approval Commission, and included in Who's Who in Law.""

C. Suzanne Bailey practiced law for several years prior to becoming a professor. Throughout her teaching career she has taught criminal procedure, evidence, current issues in the courts, civil law, employment law, alternative dispute resolution, legal research and a variety of special topic courses. Professor Bailey has published a number of articles over the course of her career and has previously co-authored the book, Constitutional Law. She is currently an Associate Professor at Western Illinois University-Quad Cities in Moline, Illinois.

Klappentext

Thorough yet succinct, CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCEDURE FOR THE PARALEGAL: A SYSTEMS APPROACH, 4th Edition equips readers with a solid understanding of the principles of criminal law as well as the skills for daily practice in a law office. It delivers an excellent blend of theory with practice as it presents material in a clear, logical, outline format. It also provides opportunities for readers to apply both critical thinking and law-office practice skills. The text enriches learning by providing insights into crime, punishment, criminal justice standards for prosecution, defense, and the court, and the competing policies behind the law and judicial decisions.



Zusammenfassung
CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCEDURE FOR THE PARALEGAL: A SYSTEMS APPROACH, 4th Edition equips readers with a solid understanding of the principles of criminal law as well as the skills for daily practice in a law office. Thorough yet succinct, the student-friendly text presents material in a clear, logical, outline format. It also provides many opportunities for students to apply both critical thinking and law-office practice skills. The text enriches learning by providing insights into crime, punishment, criminal justice standards for prosecution, defense, and the court, and the competing policies behind the law and judicial decisions. The unique "systems folder" approach enables students to build an impressive practice system of topically arranged forms, legal principles, rules, checklists, and other materials. The text delivers an excellent blend of theory with practice--giving students a strong foundation to build on.

Inhalt
Table of Exhibits. Table of Cases. Preface. 1. Foundations of Criminal Law. 2. Administration of Criminal Justice and the Role of the Paralegal. 3. Components of a Crime. 4. Crimes Against Persons and Crimes Against Habitation. 5. Crimes Against Property, Public Order and Safety, Public Morals, and Justice and 6. Inchoate and Organized Crimes. 7. Defenses. 8. Intake and Drafting the Complaint. 9. Search and Seizure: History, Warrant Requirements, Legislative Developments and 10. Search and Seizure: Exceptions to the Warrant Requirement. 11. Confessions and Pretrial Identification Procedures. 12. Pretrial: Initial Appearance to Preliminary Hearing. 13. Pretrial: Grand Jury to Pretrial Conference. 14. Trial: Rights, Procedure, Tasks. 15. Sentencing, Punishment, and Review. Appendix A: System Folder Contents. Appendix B: Excerpts from the Constitution of the United States of America. Glossary. Spanish glossary. Index.

Produktinformationen

Titel: Criminal Law and Procedure for the Paralegal
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EAN: 9781435440166
ISBN: 978-1-4354-4016-6
Format: Kartonierter Einband
Herausgeber: Cengage Learning
Genre: Allgemeines & Lexika
Anzahl Seiten: 672
Gewicht: 1361g
Größe: H275mm x B215mm x T25mm
Jahr: 2011
Auflage: 4. A.
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