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The criminal law handbook : know your rights, survive the system

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15th edition.

This book explains how the system works, why police, lawyers, and judges do what they do, and -- most important -- the options for suspects, defendants, and victims. It also provides critical information on working with a lawyer.

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Phelps Library 345.73 Ber (Text)
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040 . ‡aYDX ‡beng ‡cYDX ‡dHBP ‡dOSD
020 . ‡a1413324703
020 . ‡a9781413324709
035 . ‡a(OCoLC)1005196364
050 4. ‡aKF9619.85 ‡b.B47 2018
08204. ‡a345.73/05 ‡223
049 . ‡aOSDZ
1001 . ‡aBergman, Paul, ‡d1943- ‡eauthor.
24514. ‡aThe criminal law handbook : ‡bknow your rights, survive the system / ‡cPaul Bergman, J.D. & Sara J. Berman, J.D.
250 . ‡a15th edition.
264 1. ‡aBerkeley, California : ‡bNolo, ‡c2018.
264 4. ‡c©2018
300 . ‡a642 pages : ‡billustrations ; ‡c23 cm.
336 . ‡atext ‡btxt ‡2rdacontent
337 . ‡aunmediated ‡bn ‡2rdamedia
338 . ‡avolume ‡bnc ‡2rdacarrier
504 . ‡aIncludes bibliographical references and index.
5050 . ‡aIntroduction: A walk-through of the case of State v. Andrea Davidson, a fictional robbery prosecution -- Talking to the police -- Search and seizure -- Arrest: When it happens, what it means -- Eyewitness identification: Psychology and procedures -- Booking and bail: Checking in and out of jail -- From suspect to defendant -- Criminal defense lawyers -- Understanding the attorney-client relationship in a criminal case -- A walk through criminal court -- Arraignments -- Developing the defense strategy -- Crimespeak: Understanding the language of criminal laws -- Defensespeak: Common defenses to criminal charges -- Discovery: Exchanging information with the prosecution -- Investigating the facts -- Preliminary hearings -- Fundamental trial rights of the defense -- Basic evidence rules in criminal trials -- Motions and their role in criminal cases -- Plea bargains: How most criminal cases end -- The trial process -- Sentencing -- Appeals -- Victims and victims' rights -- The system at work: DUI laws and processes -- Juvenile courts and procedures -- Prisoners' rules.
520 . ‡aThis book explains how the system works, why police, lawyers, and judges do what they do, and -- most important -- the options for suspects, defendants, and victims. It also provides critical information on working with a lawyer.
650 0. ‡aCriminal procedure ‡zUnited States ‡vPopular works.
655 7. ‡aHandbooks and manuals. ‡2lcgft
655 7. ‡aLaw for laypersons. ‡2lcgft
7001 . ‡aBerman-Barrett, Sara J., ‡d1964- ‡eauthor.
7102 . ‡aNolo (Firm)
905 . ‡ukriedener
901 . ‡aon1005196364 ‡bOCoLC ‡c574147 ‡tbiblio ‡soclc

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