9781413316209

The Criminal Law Handbook: Know Your Rights, Survive the System

  • ISBN 13:

    9781413316209

  • ISBN 10:

    1413316204

  • Edition: 12th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 09/04/2011
  • Publisher: Ingram Pub Services

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Summary

Take the mystery out of criminal law. Criminal law can be a maze of conflicting principles, strange jargon, and confusing procedures. Professor Paul Bergman unravels the mysteries with an engaging plain-English style that incorporates real-life examples, famous films, and entertaining hypotheticals. From arraignment through sentencing, from "abuse excuse" to vigilante, this handy desk reference explains it all. You'll get answers to questions such as:When can police officers enter your home? Is cyber-bullying illegal? Is intoxication ever a criminal defense? What are the "fruits of the poisonous tree"? Can the police search your car?Criminal Law: A Desk Reference will assist students, bloggers, journalists, mystery writers, and anyone else interested in the criminal justice system or law enforcement.

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