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Criminal Law Handbook, The: Know Your Rights, Survive the System
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher NOLO
Publication date January 30, 2018
Pages 656
Binding Paperback
ISBN-13 9781413324709
ISBN-10 1413324703
Dimensions 1.50 by 7 by 9 in.
Weight 2.20 lbs.
Original list price $39.99
Summaries and Reviews description: Product Description: The criminal justice system is complicated, understand it and your rights

Criminal law is full of complex rules and procedures, but this book demystifies them. It explains how the system works, why police, lawyers, and judges do what they do, and what suspects, defendants, and prisoners can expect. It also provides critical information on working with a lawyer.

In plain English, The Criminal Law Handbook covers:
  • search and seizure
  • arrest, booking, and bail
  • Miranda rights
  • arraignment
  • plea bargains
  • trials
  • sentencing
  • working with defense attorneys
  • common defenses
  • constitutional rights
  • juvenile court
  • preliminary hearings
  • appeals, and
  • public defenders
  • victims’ rights
The 15th edition is completely updated, covering the latest in criminal law, including U.S. Supreme Court cases.

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