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The Resource The criminal law handbook : know your rights, survive the system, Paul Bergman, J.D. & Sara J. Berman, J.D

The criminal law handbook : know your rights, survive the system, Paul Bergman, J.D. & Sara J. Berman, J.D

Label
The criminal law handbook : know your rights, survive the system
Title
The criminal law handbook
Title remainder
know your rights, survive the system
Statement of responsibility
Paul Bergman, J.D. & Sara J. Berman, J.D
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Cataloging source
YDX
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1943-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bergman, Paul
Dewey number
345.73/05
Index
index present
LC call number
KF9619.85
LC item number
.B47 2018
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1964-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Berman-Barrett, Sara J.
  • Nolo (Firm)
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Criminal procedure
Label
The criminal law handbook : know your rights, survive the system, Paul Bergman, J.D. & Sara J. Berman, J.D
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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 -- Arraignments -- 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
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
15th edition.
Extent
642 pages
Isbn
9781413324709
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • on1005196364
  • (OCoLC)1005196364
  • 2124624
Label
The criminal law handbook : know your rights, survive the system, Paul Bergman, J.D. & Sara J. Berman, J.D
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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 -- Arraignments -- 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
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
15th edition.
Extent
642 pages
Isbn
9781413324709
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • on1005196364
  • (OCoLC)1005196364
  • 2124624

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