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Constitutional rights : myths and realities

Author: Christopher E Smith
Publisher: Belmont, CA : Thomson/Wadsworth, ©2004.
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Written in an accessible and provocative style, this text illuminates the reality of constitutional rights by examining and unmasking commonly held beliefs about legal protections for individuals in the criminal justice system.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher E Smith
ISBN: 0534639658 9780534639655
OCLC Number: 56194888
Description: viii, 263 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The image of rights --
The definition of constitutional rights --
The implementation of constitutional rights --
The First Amendment --
The Fourth Amendment --
The Fifth Amendment --
The Sixth Amendment --
The Eighth Amendment --
The Fourteenth Amendment --
Constitutional rights and the war on terrorism --
Constitutional rights in criminal justice: illusions and complexities.
Other Titles: Myths and realities
Responsibility: Christopher E. Smith.

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