Criminal Procedure (2e) : 9780133587593

Criminal Procedure (2e)

Worrall
 
Edition
 
2
ISBN
 
9780133587593
ISBN 10
 
0133587592
Published
 
27/12/2014
Published by
 
Pearson Higher Ed USA
Pages
 
304
Format
 
Available on demand
 
Title type
Book
$173.99
 
 
 
Description

For courses in Criminal Procedure and Legal/Constitutional Issues in Policing/Criminal Justice


Criminal Procedure provides an affordable, thought-provoking look at the criminal justice system that uses clear writing and eye-catching visuals to get your students straight to the important concepts. By focusing on these core concepts, students will gain true understanding of the material, without becoming overwhelmed with unnecessary information. The book's conversation-starting pedagogy encourages active participation in learning, moving students beyond memorisation by engaging them in the latest research findings and current events shaping the field.

 

Table of contents
  • PART 1 Foundations
  • 1. Introduction to Criminal Procedure
  • 2. The Exclusionary Rule and Other Remedies
  • PART 2 Search and Seizure
  • 3. Introduction to the Fourth Amendment
  • 4. Searches and Arrests with Warrants
  • 5. Searches and Arrests Without Warrants
  • 6. Stop-and-Frisk
  • 7. Special Needs and Regulatory Searches
  • PART 3 Interrogations, Confessions, and Identification Procedures
  • 8. Interrogation and Confessions
  • 9. Identifications
  • PART 4 Formal Proceedings
  • 10. The Pretrial Process
  • 11. Prosecutors, Grand Juries, and Defense Attorneys
  • 12. Plea Bargaining and Guilty Pleas
  • 13. Trial and Beyond
New to this edition

Criminal Procedure provides a brief, affordable, visual introduction to the field

  • Present the concepts using timely, current, and up-to-date issues and topics.
    • The latest Supreme Court cases are included throughout.
    • The hottest current events are covered, particularly in the chapter-opening stories and end-of-chapter cases. Some of the topics covered include: police drones; cell phone searches; actions sanctioned during a traffic stop, including coverage of the NYPD stop and frisk controversy (Chapter 5); GPS tracking and the Fourth amendment, including coverage of the Supreme Court’s U.S. v. Jones decision (Chapter 3); the new Miranda timeline, with summaries of key Miranda-related cases in chronological order (Chapter 8); and expanded coverage of the exclusionary rule (Chapter 2).

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Features & benefits

Criminal Procedure provides a brief,  visual introduction to the field

  • Provide the most current coverage possible. All chapters in the text reflect the most cutting-edge research in the field, including the latest statistics and the most current cases available at the time of publication.
  • Motivate students with engaging writing. The clear, easy-to-read, writing style is designed to tell a story about the criminal justice system. Students will be interested in the content, motivated to explore the topic further, and apply course content to everyday events.
  • Appeal to visual learners. Engaging infographics, flow charts, pull-out statistics, and other visual elements flow with the text, provide context, and promote student engagement, recall, and understanding.

Encourage active participation through critical-thinking features and learning tools

  • Encourage students to go beyond memorisation. Critical-thinking boxes explore applications, conflicts, and ethical issues involving the most current media news.
  • Help students retain the major ideas of the chapter. Each chapter has clearly-identified Learning Outcomes that are directly tied to course content and are summarised at the end of each chapter. Students can easily locate explanations or find review material for a particular topic. Instructors can link the course learning outcomes to department and university learning outcomes.
  • Promote critical thinking with contemporary examples. Think About It features highlight recent events in criminal justice and pose questions related to chapter content, promoting discussion and application.
  • Focus students’ learning. Chapter Openers include a quote and a list of objectives. Each objective has an associated icon that appears in the related chapter section and also in the end-of-chapter material, making it easy to locate explanations or find review material for a particular topic.
  • Spark interest and promote critical thinking about chapter concepts. Chapter Introductions present a current event or story related to chapter content followed by a discussion question.
  • Encourage students to apply chapter concepts. Real-life case examples at the end of each chapter pose analytical discussion questions related to chapter content, promoting critical thinking and application of chapter concepts.
  • Offer students a helpful, easy-to-use, study and review tools.
    • The Chapter Summary Chart displays key information with embedded review questions.
    • Decision-making exercises (3-5 per chapter) put students in the position of judge and give them opportunities to apply chapter concepts to hypothetical and actual cases.
  • Extend learning with chapter-specific resources and links. Media/Interactive Learning Web Links are included at the end of each chapter.
  • Show how real world criminal justice agencies implement and respond to important Supreme Court decisions and constitutional guidelines. Most chapters contain actual legal documents, codes of ethics, and other illustrations of course concepts. Excerpts from actual policy manuals are also included in several chapters.
  • Present the concepts using timely, current, and up to date issues and topics.
    • NEW! The latest Supreme Court cases are included throughout.
    • NEW! The hottest current events are covered, particularly in the chapter-opening stories and end-of-chapter cases. Some of the topics covered include: police drones; cell phone searches; actions sanctioned during a traffic stop, including coverage of the NYPD stop and frisk controversy (Chapter 5); GPS tracking and the Fourth amendment, including coverage of the Supreme Court’s U.S. v. Jones decision (Chapter 3); the new Miranda timeline, with summaries of key Miranda-related cases in chronological order (Chapter 8); and expanded coverage of the exclusionary rule (Chapter 2).
Author biography

John L. Worrall is Professor of Criminology and Program Head at the University of Texas at Dallas. He has published articles and book chapters on a wide range of topics ranging from legal issues in policing to crime measurement. He is also the author of several books, including Crime Control in America: What Works? (3rd ed., Pearson, forthcoming) and Criminal Procedure: From First Contact to Appeal (5th ed., Pearson, forthcoming), coauthor, with Larry Siegel, of Introduction to Criminal Justice (14th ed., Cengage, 2014) and Essentials of Criminal Justice (9th ed., Cengage, forthcoming), and co-editor of The Changing Role of the American Prosecutor (SUNY, 2009). He currently serves as editor of the journal Police Quarterly.

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