Criminal Evidence and Procedure

An Introduction

Author: Bloomsbury Professional

Publisher: Bloomsbury Professional

ISBN: 9781845925475

Category: Law

Page: 212

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An Introduction to Criminal Evidence

A Casebook Approach

Author: Craig Hemmens

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: N.A

Category: Law

Page: 387

View: 2911

An Introduction to Criminal Evidence: Cases and Concepts provides comprehensive and applied coverage of the rules of evidence, along with numerous case excerpts that clearly illustrate those rules. Using engaging, straightforward language, authors R. Alan Thompson, Lisa S. Nored, John Worrall, and Craig Hemmens offer an invaluable and innovative resource for both students and instructors. Concentrating on the Federal Rules of Evidence, this distinctive text presents in-depth yet concise coverage of evidentiary law in thirteen succinct chapters. To draw students into this complex subject, the authors explain criminal evidence through a unique blend of text and case excerpts; throughout, these excerpts illuminate the rules in useful, fascinating, and often humorous examples. Helpful pedagogical resources and study aids--including discussion questions, lists of relevant websites, and a glossary of key terms--further enhance students' engagement with the material. Ideal for courses in criminal justice and law, An Introduction to Criminal Evidence integrates theory with practice to expand and enliven this significant subject.

Criminal Evidence

An Introduction

Author: John L. Worrall,Craig Hemmens,Lisa S. Nored

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9780199783243

Category: Law

Page: 422

View: 7948

Now in its second edition, Criminal Evidence: An Introduction provides comprehensive and applied coverage of the rules of evidence, along with numerous case excerpts that clearly illustrate those rules. Using engaging, straightforward language, authors John L. Worrall, Craig Hemmens, and Lisa Nored offer an invaluable and innovative resource for both students and instructors. Concentrating on the Federal Rules of Evidence, this distinctive text presents in-depth yet concise coverageof evidentiary law in thirteen succinct chapters. To draw students into this complex subject, the authors explain criminal evidence through a unique blend of text and case excerpts; throughout, these excerpts illuminate the rules in useful, fascinating, and often unusual examples. New to this Edition * Includes hypothetical Case Decision" exercises * Revised and updated with the latest scholarship and research * A new chapter on wrongful convictions * Places more emphasis on the roleof evidence * Completely updated with important cases and developments in evidence law * Incorporates excerpts from the Federal Rules of Evidence * Helpful pedagogical resources and study aids--discussion questions, lists of relevant websites, and a glossary of key terms"

2018 Criminal Evidence: An Introduction to Constitutional Principles for Searches, Seizures, Interrogation & Identification

Author: Devallis Rutledge

Publisher: LawTech Publishing Group

ISBN: 1563254778

Category: Law

Page: N.A

View: 2082

Much of the daily work of law enforcement officers, prosecutors and criminal court judges is controlled by hundreds of decisions issued by the US Supreme Court over the past few decades. Keeping up with all of the principles governing police searches and seizures, interrogation of suspects and eyewitness identification procedures has been a daunting challenge — until now! Introduction to Criminal Evidence brings together in a single volume all of the important Supreme Court rulings affecting these highly-refined areas of law. More importantly, the author and criminal justice instructor, Devallis Rutledge, presents these court opinions in an easy-to-understand format by the use of plain-English explanations and examples. Authoritative and comprehensible, this book summarizes, cites or quotes from 433 Supreme Court decisions and simplifies the concepts for the practicing professional. Mr. Rutledge’s long and distinguished career in the law enforcement field — as police officer, prosecutor, civil liability litigator, academy instructor, law school professor and author of eleven criminal justice books — makes him uniquely qualified to review the vast body of constitutional law bearing on criminal investigations, and to distill the guiding principles in language that makes sense of even the most complicated topics.

Criminal evidence laboratory manual

an introduction to the crime laboratory

Author: Larry S. Miller,A. M. Brown,Nicholas Carimi

Publisher: Anderson Pub Co

ISBN: N.A

Category: Law

Page: 317

View: 8573

2019 Criminal Evidence and Procedure: An Introduction to Constitutional Principles for Searches, Seizures, Interrogation & Identification

Author: Devallis Rutledge

Publisher: LawTech Publishing Group

ISBN: 1563255286

Category: Law

Page: 428

View: 2888

Much of the daily work of law enforcement officers, prosecutors and criminal court judges is controlled by hundreds of decisions issued by the US Supreme Court over the past few decades. Keeping up with all of the principles governing police searches and seizures, interrogation of suspects and eyewitness identification procedures has been a daunting challenge — until now! Introduction to Criminal Evidence brings together in a single volume all of the important Supreme Court rulings affecting these highly-refined areas of law. More importantly, the author and criminal justice instructor, Devallis Rutledge, presents these court opinions in an easy-to-understand format by the use of plain-English explanations and examples. Authoritative and comprehensible, this book summarizes, cites or quotes from 433 Supreme Court decisions and simplifies the concepts for the practicing professional. Mr. Rutledge’s long and distinguished career in the law enforcement field — as police officer, prosecutor, civil liability litigator, academy instructor, law school professor and author of eleven criminal justice books — makes him uniquely qualified to review the vast body of constitutional law bearing on criminal investigations, and to distill the guiding principles in language that makes sense of even the most complicated topics.

Criminal Evidence

Author: Matthew Lippman

Publisher: SAGE Publications

ISBN: 1483388557

Category: Law

Page: 496

View: 3223

A concise and comprehensive introduction to the law of evidence, Criminal Evidence takes an active learning approach to help readers apply evidence law to real-life cases. Bestselling author Matthew Lippman, a professor of criminal law and criminal procedure for over 25 years, creates an engaging and accessible experience for students from a public policy perspective through a multitude of contemporary examples and factual case scenarios that illustrate the application of the law of evidence. Highlighting the theme of a balancing of interests in the law of evidence, readers are asked to apply a more critical examination of the use of evidence in the judicial system. The structure of the criminal justice system and coverage of the criminal investigative process is also introduced to readers.

Criminal Profiling , An Introduction to Behavioral Evidence Analysis

Author: CTI Reviews

Publisher: Cram101 Textbook Reviews

ISBN: 1497017432

Category: Education

Page: 33

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Facts101 is your complete guide to Criminal Profiling , An Introduction to Behavioral Evidence Analysis. In this book, you will learn topics such as Part III Chapter 11-15, Part IV Chapter s 16-20, Part VI Chapter s 21-26, plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.

Criminal Evidence

Author: Judy Hails

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 0495095818

Category: Social Science

Page: 528

View: 356

Designed to serve as a helpful accompaniment to your coursework, Hails's brief and informative text discusses key evidentiary topics common in criminal proceedings within a practical, reader-friendly format that emphasizes real-world applications. The book thoroughly explores constitutional issues essential to the collection and seizure of admissible evidence and legal interrogation, carefully outlining concepts and processes applicable to every state and pointing out where great interstate variation exists or specific state codes may have a strong impact. Full of realistic case scenarios, the text focuses on material that prepares you to apply your knowledge and skills as a working law enforcement professional fully immersed in the realities of today's society. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Controversies in Policing

Author: Quint Thurman,Andrew Giacomazzi

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317523741

Category: Political Science

Page: 219

View: 6481

This book of original essays presents controversial topics, then encourages the readers to consider what they think ought to be done. The selections identify several of the existing issues in policing about which something needs to be done; then, they present various viewpoints on possible solutions. This is done against the backdrop of an era of significant change in worldwide security, post-9/11, that has caused major changes in the manner in which the U.S. conducts its political, social and economic affairs.

Criminal Profiling

An Introduction to Behavioral Evidence Analysis

Author: Brent E. Turvey

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 9780080569352

Category: Law

Page: 816

View: 8060

Now in its third edition, Criminal Profiling is established as an industry standard text. It moves evidence-based criminal profiling into a full embrace of the scientific method with respect to examining and interpreting behavioral evidence. If focuses on criminal profiling as an investigative and forensic process, helping to solve crime through an honest understanding of the nature and behavior of the most violent criminals. Throughout the text, the author outlines specific principles and practice standards for Behavioral Evidence Analysis, focusing on the application of theory and method to real cases. Criminal Profiling, Third Edition, is an ideal companion for students and professionals alike, including investigators, forensic scientists, criminologists, mental health professionals, and attorneys. With contributing authors representing law enforcement, academic, mental health, and forensic science communities, it offers a balanced perspective not found in other books on this subject. Readers will use it as a comprehensive reference text, a handbook for evaluating physical evidence, a tool to bring new perspectives to cold cases, and as an aid in preparing for criminal trials. * Best-selling author Brent Turvey defines the deductive profiling method, which focuses on examining the nature and behavior of criminals in order to solve crimes * Contributing authors represent law enforcement, academic, mental health, and forensic science communities for a balanced perspective * Completely revised with 35% new material including updates on the latest advances in evidence-based profiling New to this edition * New cases in every chapter * New chapters in logic and reasoning * New chapter reviewing non-evidence based profiling methods * New chapter on mass homicide * New chapter on terrorist profiling and interviewing

Introduction to Criminal Justice

Author: Larry J. Siegel,John L. Worrall

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1285528751

Category: Social Science

Page: 736

View: 1800

Engaging, visually dynamic, and packed with vivid illustrations, INTRODUCTION TO CRIMINAL JUSTICE, Fourteenth Edition, provide an exciting behind-the-scenes look at the workings of the police, courts, and correctional systems while equipping readers with a solid understanding of criminal justice concepts. The text's balanced, objective presentation and to-the-point writing style effectively guide students through the intricate workings of the concepts and processes of justice as well as key policy issues. In addition, an emphasis on today's career options prepares readers for success beyond the classroom. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Criminal Justice

An Introduction

Author: Philip P. Purpura

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 9780750696302

Category: Political Science

Page: 408

View: 9512

Criminal Justice: An Introduction is a complete introductory text for the most basic and widely-studied course in this subject area. Each chapter begins with behavioral objectives and a list of key terms. A variety of strategies are designed into the text to hold the attention of reader: key terms in bold lettering, side margin notes (containing interesting facts and challenging questions), boxed justice events and international perspectives, and over 80 photographs, tables and figures. Each chapter ends with applications that enable the student to apply the material to real life situations. This text competes with larger books by offering a complete but succinct and less expensive introduction to criminal justice, which will be more manageable for community colleges and colleges with shorter terms. The instructor's manual will assist educators with special projects and test questions and answers. The accompanying disk challenges students with interactive exercises. An excellent entry-level textbook for undergraduate criminal justice students. Written by an instructor of criminal justice and security for over 20 years. Includes an instructor's manual and a disk with interactive exercises for students.

Honolulu CSI

An Introduction to Forensic Science and Criminal Investigation

Author: Gary A. Dias,Robbie Dingeman

Publisher: Bess Press

ISBN: 9781573062282

Category: Crime scene searches

Page: 195

View: 2205

With a characteristic combination of humor and professionalism, the authors of Honolulu Homicide describe the riveting science and art of criminal investigation, as applied to actual crimes in Honolulu. Chapters on crime scenes, fingerprints and other evidence, blood, firearms, arson and explosives, documents injuries and autopsies, and forensic tools and profiling include experiments readers can try at home. A bonus section, Protect Yourself in a Dangerous World, offers expert advice on protecting your home, being safe on the streets and at work, and preventing sexual assault.

An Introduction to the Law of International Criminal Tribunals

A Comparative Study. Second Revised Edition

Author: Geert-Jan Knoops

Publisher: Martinus Nijhoff Publishers

ISBN: 904742901X

Category: Law

Page: 378

View: 7882

The author offers an overview of the most important topics and developments in international criminal law, which are essential to everyone studying and practicing ICL.

Criminal Profiling

An Introduction to Behavioral Evidence Analysis

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Behavioral assessment

Page: 462

View: 6481

Criminal Profiling: An Introduction to Behavioral Evidence Analysis is a unique work centered on the Deductive Profiling method developed by the author. Deductive Profiling is different from other forms of profiling because it centers the process on forensic evidence and does not involve the use of averaged, statistical profiles. It approaches each criminal incident as its own universe of behaviors and relationships. Criminal Profiling includes a thorough rendering of the features of the deductive profiling method, an overview of the legal aspects involved in profiling, and an exploration into specific profiling issues that arise in different types of serial crime. It also includes the author's unique analysis of the Whitechapel Murders (Jack the Ripper) of 1888 and the JonBenet Ramsey homicide of 1996. Criminal Profiling is a perfect companion for students and professionals in the law enforcement, mental health, criminological, and legal communities. Key Features * A unique approach--centered on the author's Deductive Profiling method * Addresses related issues, such as ethics, clinical perspectives, and the essential role of the task force * Provides a unique analysis of the Whitechapel Murders (Jack the Ripper) and the JonBenet Ramsey case * Boasts the support of the world's leading forensic authors and profilers (Saferstein, Lee, Gebeth, Hare, and Teten) * Written in a style accessible to a wide audience--from the detective performing hands-on casework to the academician in the classroom

An Introduction to Criminal Law

Author: Philip Carlan,Lisa S. Nored,Ragan A. Downey

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 1449654053

Category: Law

Page: 224

View: 6698

An Introduction to Criminal Law walks readers through a chronological and simplistic (yet detailed) dissection of the legal labyrinth. The comprehensive principles of criminal law are explained step-by-step with a focus on the professional applications of legal principles within the criminal justice system. Full of practical hands-on exercises, this resource is ideal for introductory undergraduate courses in criminal justice programs.

The Christian Burial Case: An Introduction to Criminal and Judicial Procedure

An Introduction to Criminal and Judicial Procedure

Author: Thomas McInnis

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 0313389896

Category: Law

Page: 256

View: 5091

On December 24, 1968, ten-year-old Pamela Powers was brutally murdered, her body dumped at the side of the road to freeze. Robert Anthony Williams was charged with the crime, and a series of trials, appeals, and reversals ensued. The Christian Burial Case: An Introduction to Criminal and Judicial Procedure introduces readers to the intricacies of the American legal system, using the Williams case to illustrate all the stages of the legal process from the point of arrest, to the trial, the appellate process, and, ultimately, the Supreme Court. The text clearly and concisely explains criminal and court procedures in the context of the Williams case, paying careful attention to the rights against self-incrimination and to counsel, and to the role of the exclusionary rule in our system of justice. This unique introduction to criminal justice and judicial procedure captures the imagination of the reader as it chronicles The Christian Burial case from beginning to end. Because the suspect was observed leaving the scene of the crime with the body of the victim, the Williams case seemed to be open and shut. But due to police procedures in apprehending and questioning the suspect, the resolution of the case took fifteen years and two United States Supreme Court decisions. By highlighting the difficulties of determining the facts of the case and the proper procedural laws that were applicable, McInnis demonstrates the complexities inherent in the legal system. This compelling book is a must-read for all people interested in learning more about criminal procedure and judicial processes.