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The Criminal Law Handbook : Know Your Rights, Survive the System
by Paul Bergman and Sara J. Berman


Overview - The criminal justice system is complicated, understand it and your rights

Criminal law is full of complex rules and procedures, but this book demystifies them. It explains how the system works, why police, lawyers, and judges do what they do, and what suspects, defendants, and prisoners can expect.  Read more...


 
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More About The Criminal Law Handbook by Paul Bergman; Sara J. Berman
 
 
 
Overview
The criminal justice system is complicated, understand it and your rights

Criminal law is full of complex rules and procedures, but this book demystifies them. It explains how the system works, why police, lawyers, and judges do what they do, and what suspects, defendants, and prisoners can expect. It also provides critical information on working with a lawyer.

In plain English, The Criminal Law Handbook covers:

  • search and seizure
  • arrest, booking, and bail
  • Miranda rights
  • arraignment
  • plea bargains
  • trials
  • sentencing
  • working with defense attorneys
  • common defenses
  • constitutional rights
  • juvenile court
  • preliminary hearings
  • appeals, and
  • public defenders
  • victims' rights
The 15th edition is completely updated, covering the latest in criminal law, including U.S. Supreme Court cases.

 
Details
  • ISBN-13: 9781413324709
  • ISBN-10: 1413324703
  • Publisher: NOLO
  • Publish Date: January 2018
  • Page Count: 656
  • Dimensions: 8.9 x 6.9 x 1.3 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 2.25 pounds


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