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The criminal law handbook : know your rights, survive the system

Author: Paul Bergman; Sara J Berman-Barrett; Nolo (Firm)
Publisher: Berkeley, California : Nolo, 2018. ©2018
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 15th editionView all editions and formats
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This book explains how the system works, why police, lawyers, and judges do what they do, and -- most important -- the options for suspects, defendants, and victims. It also provides critical information on working with a lawyer.
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Genre/Form: Popular works
Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: (OCoLC)1005196364
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Bergman; Sara J Berman-Barrett; Nolo (Firm)
ISBN: 9781413324716 1413324711
OCLC Number: 1019931061
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Introduction: A walk-through of the case of State v. Andrea Davidson, a fictional robbery prosecution --
Talking to the police --
Search and seizure --
Arrest: When it happens, what it means --
Eyewitness identification: Psychology and procedures --
Booking and bail: Checking in and out of jail --
From suspect to defendant --
Criminal defense lawyers --
Understanding the attorney-client relationship in a criminal case --
A walk through criminal court --
Arraignment --
Developing the defense strategy --
Crimespeak: Understanding the language of criminal laws --
Defensespeak: Common defenses to criminal charges --
Discovery: Exchanging information with the prosecution --
Investigating the facts --
Preliminary hearings --
Fundamental trial rights of the defense --
Basic evidence rules in criminal trials --
Motions and their role in criminal cases --
Plea bargains: How most criminal cases end --
The trial process --
Sentencing --
Appeals --
Victims and victims' rights --
The system at work: DUI laws and processes --
Juvenile courts and procedures --
Prisoners' rules.
Responsibility: Paul Bergman, J.D. & Sara J. Berman, J.D.

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This book explains how the system works, why police, lawyers, and judges do what they do, and -- most important -- the options for suspects, defendants, and victims. It also provides critical information on working with a lawyer.

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