Criminal Procedure

The Post-Investigative Process

Fifth Edition

by Neil P. Cohen, Stanley E. Adelman, Leslie W. Abramson, Michael O'Hear, Wayne A. Logan

Tags: Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure

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902 pp  $205.00

ISBN 978-1-5310-0920-5
eISBN 978-1-5310-0921-2

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To view or download the 2023-24 Supplement to this book, click here. The supplement is current through the Supreme Court's October 2022 term ending June 30, 2023, and includes an edited version of the U.S. Supreme Court's decision in Moore v. Harper, analysis of the Supreme Court's decision in the Allen v. Milligan case involving Section 2 of the Voting Rights Act, and excerpts from the district court's recent decision in Eastman v. Thompson, involving potential criminal charges connected to the 2020 U.S. presidential elections.

Criminal Procedure: The Post-Investigative Process, Fifth Edition, is designed to teach the so-called "bail to jail" facets of criminal procedure. It does not concern the constitutional limitations governing search and seizure, identification and interrogation, or the right to counsel. The focus is on those important, and often ignored, stages of the criminal process that start with the decision to pursue criminal charges and end with various post-conviction options.

The book is arranged in a roughly chronological way that traces a criminal defendant's journey through the criminal justice system. It includes important federal and state cases, textual materials (including empirical studies), and parts of applicable rules of procedure.Throughout, Criminal Procedure discusses a number of practical issues, including the often difficult ethical issues facing prosecutors and defense counsel. Because most criminal cases end with a guilty plea, the impact of various stages on the guilty plea is noted throughout the book.

The authors intersperse problems throughout the book to assist students in understanding and applying the concepts discussed.

The book is supplemented annually and a Teacher's Manual is available to professors.

Comp Copy If you are a professor teaching in this field you may request a complimentary copy.