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Title Criminal procedure and the Supreme Court : a guide to the major decisions on search and seizure, privacy, and individual rights / edited by Rolando V. del Carmen and Craig Hemmens ; contributing authors, Valerie Bell [and others].
Imprint Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, [2010]
©2010

Subject United States. Supreme Court.
Searches and seizures -- United States -- Cases.
Civil rights -- United States -- Cases.
Privacy, Right of -- United States -- Cases.
Criminal procedure -- United States -- Cases.
Criminal investigation -- United States -- Cases.
Alt Name Hemmens, Craig.
Del Carmen, Rolando V.
Brody, David C.
Description 1 online resource (ix, 372 pages)
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 349-355) and index.
Contents Reasonable expectation of privacy and probable cause -- The exclusionary rule -- Stop and frisk -- Arrest -- Searches of places and things -- Motor vehicles -- Interrogation and lineups -- Police liability -- The next twenty most significant cases -- Timeline of significant Supreme Court cases dealing with police investigatory practices -- Biographies of select United States Supreme Court justices.
Summary In any episode of the popular television show Law and Order, questions of police procedure in collecting evidence often arise. Was a search legal? Was the evidence obtained lawfully? Did the police follow the rules in pursuing their case? While the show depicts fictional cases and scenarios, police procedure with regard to search and seizure is a real and significant issue in the criminal justice system today. The subject of many Supreme Court decisions, they seriously impact the way police pursue their investigations, the way prosecutors proceed with their cases, and the way defense attorneys defend their clients. This book answers these questions and explains these decisions. Each chapter explores a separate case or series of cases involving the application of the Fourth Amendment to current police investigatory practices or prosecutorial conduct of the criminal trial. The police-related cases involve topics such as searches of suspects (both prior and incident to arrest), pretext stops, the knock-and-announce rule, interrogation procedures, and the parameters of an individual's reasonable expectation of privacy. The prosecutor-related cases involve topics such as jury selection, the right to counsel, and sentencing. --From publisher's description.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781442201583 (electronic bk.)
1442201584 (electronic bk.)
1442201568
9781442201569
OCLC # 667293267
Additional Format Print version: Criminal procedure and the Supreme Court. Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, ©2010 9781442201569 (DLC) 2010005880 (OCoLC)521754002


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