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The criminal law handbook
Paul Bergman

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The criminal law handbook
know your rights, survive the system
12th ed.
by Paul Bergman & Sara J. Berman

Published 2011 by Nolo in Berkeley, Calif .
Written in English.

About the Book

Answers questions about the criminal court system, discussing the roles of lawyers, police, and judges, and covering such topics as bail, preliminary hearings, evidence, lineups, and sentencing.

Table of Contents

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
How the criminal justice system works
Juvenile courts and procedures
Prisoners' rules
Looking up the law.

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
345.73/05
Library of Congress
KF9619.85 .B47 2011

The Physical Object

Pagination
652 p. ;
Number of pages
652

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL25566667M
Internet Archive
criminallawhandb00berg_689
ISBN 10
1413316204
ISBN 13
9781413316209
OCLC/WorldCat
707234433

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