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Criminal Procedure: An Introduction for Criminal Justice Professionals, Second Edition

  • Neal R. Bevans
Series / Aspen Criminal Justice Series
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Criminal Procedure: An Introduction for Criminal Justice Professionals is a student-friendly, practical, and timely overview of the essential topics in the field. Designed with the student in mind, Neal R. Bevans brings his wealth of experience as a prosecutor, defense attorney, and author to this accessible textbook. With broad coverage that emphasizes how criminal procedure works in the real world, students will gain a solid foundation in the fundamentals of the law, as well as an understanding of how to apply what they have learned.

New to the Second Edition:

  • Now covering only criminal procedure, the text offers a focused introduction to the field.
  • Reorganized and expanded with new chapters on Constitutional Issues and Evidence and The Exclusionary Rule
  • Chapters on the Fourth and Fifth Amendments reorganized to improve the teachability of the material.
  • New cases included throughout the book
  • Improved and expanded end of chapter exercises and practice questions for test review
  • Updated with the latest developments in Criminal Procedure

Professors and students will benefit from:

  • Broad coverage that includes both traditional and cutting-edge topics
  • Well-crafted pedagogy, including learning objectives at the start of each chapter; boldfaced legal terms, with definitions in the margins; figures and charts that visually translate concepts and procedures; and end-of-chapter questions, activities, and assignments to enrich learning.
  • Scenarios that exemplify how the law is applied in practice.
  • Edited cases at the end of each chapter.
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