Criminal Procedure ll: From Bail to Jail (Examples & Explanations), 3rd Edition

An E&E for the second semester criminal procedure course, covering all the post-arrest or “”bail to jail”” topics. Features : Time-tested examples-and-explanations pedagogy helps students master material. …

An E&E for the second semester criminal procedure course, covering all the post-arrest or “”bail to jail”” topics. Features :

  • Time-tested examples-and-explanations pedagogy helps students master material.
  • Clear and engaging writing style makes complex topics accessible to students.
  • Comprehensive coverage makes this a complete student study aid for the Criminal Procedure II course.
  • Effectively compares approaches taken by various jurisdictions.
  • Sentencing chapter includes a detailed discussion of Apprendi, Blakely, and Booker. Professor Singer was counsel in Apprendi.
  • Well-known author.
  • Only book to discuss victims’ rights.

Highlights of the third edition will include :

  • Continued focus, begun in the second edition, of non-criminal trial remedies for prosecutorial misconduct, particularly in light of the Duke LaCrosse case, and the Supreme Court s decision in Van de Kamp and the dismissal, as moot, of Pottawattamie County, which raised the question of prosecutorial civil liability for deliberate use of perjured testimony.
  • The Court s treatment of ABA standards, especially those relating to effective assistance of counsel, in light of Van Hook.
  • Examination of the impact of Booker, Gall, and other decisions such as O’Brien on not only federal guidelines, but on state sentencing systems as well.
  • Emphasis on the continuing struggle with rules of discovery, both as a constitutional matter, and as a matter of court rules, both federal and state.
  • The Court’s apparent expansion of the right to counsel, in Rothgery and other cases, and the belief, among commentators, that Rothgery will, in the near future, be expanded to reach appointed counsel.
  • The Court’s willingness, as seen in Padilla v. Kentucky, to impose on counsel, but not on judges, the duty to provide defendants prior to entry of a guilty plea of important information on collateral matters.

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