9780073527994

Criminal Evidence

  • ISBN 13:

    9780073527994

  • ISBN 10:

    0073527998

  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 01/21/2010
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
  • Newer Edition

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Summary

Written in a clear, lively, and personal style, this practical text for students in career-oriented law enforcement programs presents the basic concepts of criminal evidence applied in the criminal justice environment.

Practical pointers, relevant court decisions and a wealth of examples in the text help students understand the legal aspects of the principles relating to the admissibility of evidence at a criminal court hearing or trial.

"On the Job" features present notes from the field assisting students when they join the law enforcement team.

"FYI" provides interesting information about a variety of topics related to criminal evidence and law enforcement.

"Myth/Fact" boxes address common misconceptions about the rules of evidence.

"Critical Thinking Exercises" require students to analyze a situation and make a choice, develop a hypothesis, reach a conclusion, or propose a solution.

"Workplace Application Exercises" feature scenarios that help students evaluate evidence, and "Ethics Exercises" present workplace-related ethical dilemmas for students to solve. Together, these features fit into an integrated learning system that helps students learn and apply important course concepts.

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