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Criminal Procedure,
10th Edition

Joel Samaha

ISBN-13: 9781305969001 | ISBN-10: 1305969006

Copyright 2018

| Published 2017

| 704 pages

List Price USD $229.95

Overview

This straightforward introduction to criminal procedure combines case excerpts with clear, detailed legal discussion and analysis to equip you with a solid understanding of the field. Widely acclaimed author Dr. Joel Samaha is known for his ability to help readers grasp the complexities of law by clearly and carefully presenting all sides of an issue. CRIMINAL PROCEDURE covers the whole criminal process -- from crime prevention and investigation by law enforcement to court procedures before trial to sentencing and review by appeals courts. You'll read about criminal procedure in the digital age, law enforcement crowd control and the First Amendment, police body cams and citizen smartphone videos of police encounters, and trial judge review of search warrant applications based on digital sources such as smartphones. Other topics include the political nature of the U.S. Supreme Court and developments in forensic evidence acquisition, enhanced interrogation, and immigration law.

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Joel Samaha is University Distinguished Teaching Professor of Sociology at the University of Minnesota, where he teaches Criminal Law and Criminal Procedure. He received his B.A. (History), J.D., and Ph.D. (History) from Northwestern University and studied under Sir Geoffrey Elton at Cambridge University, England. Professor Samaha was admitted to the Illinois Bar, briefly practiced law in Chicago, and then taught at UCLA. In 1971, he joined the University of Minnesota, where he served as Chair of the Department of Criminal Justice Studies for four years, taught television and radio courses in criminal justice, co-taught a National Endowment for the Humanities seminar in legal and constitutional history, was named College of Liberal Arts Distinguished Teacher in 1974, and named University Distinguished Teaching Professor in 2007. Professor Samaha's works have appeared in Historical Journal, American Journal of Legal History, Minnesota Law Review, William Mitchell Law Review, and Journal of Social History.

  • The enormous impact of the "digital revolution" is highlighted in this edition, particularly the effect of the Internet and social media throughout the criminal process.
  • The new MindTap® online learning platform for Criminal Procedure, 10th Edition, offers customizable content, course analytics, an e-reader, and an applied learning experience –- all delivered within your current learning management system. With its rich array of media assets –- all tagged by learning objective and Bloom's Taxonomy level –- MindTap® engages students, guides them toward mastery of basic concepts, and advances their critical thinking abilities.
  • Updated case coverage includes: "U.S. v. Armstrong" (1996) on provability of race-based drug prosecution; "U.S. v. Ganias" (2014) on seizures of property such as computer files; "Navarette v. California" (2014) about an anonymous tip in stop-and-frisk cases; and "Estate of Ronald Armstrong v. Pinehurst et al." (2016) on taser use during an involuntary commitment order.
  • Updated throughout, this edition continues to provide real-world insight to students with coverage on such hot topics as the changing political nature of the Supreme Court, forensic evidence, foreign and domestic terrorism, enhanced interrogation, military courts, immigration law, mass domestic violence, and gun control.
  • New to this edition are U.S. Magistrate published decisions resulting from the "Magistrates' Revolt," a phrase coined to describe how Federal Magistrates around the country have been denying government requests for search warrants for broad swaths of suspects' electronic communications.
  • New topics in this edition include law enforcement crowd control and the First Amendment; police body cams and citizen smartphone videos of police encounters; trial judge review of search warrant applications based on digital sources -- including smartphones, texting, tweets, social media postings, and the wide range of information by ISPs that criminal suspects use to organize their possible criminal activities.
  • Providing maximum learning reinforcement, each chapter begins with numbered learning objectives that are carefully matched to chapter sections and end-of-chapter summaries.
  • Providing students with an excellent overview, Samaha's classical perspective illustrates how the constitutional principles of criminal procedure have endured for centuries -- even while courts and legislatures adapt them to meet society's ever-changing needs.
  • "You Decide" boxes develop critical thinking skills by looking at cases that push the boundaries of existing criminal procedure. "Criminal Procedure in Action" boxes in most chapters expand on key concepts and issues raised in the chapter.
  • Going well beyond the words in the principles, doctrines, and rules of criminal procedure examined in the text, "Case Excerpts" teach students to understand concepts by applying them to the facts of specific cases. Questions following each excerpt test students' knowledge and understanding of the principles, doctrines, and reasoning presented in the excerpt. Case Questions prompt students to evaluate, criticize, and propose alternatives to the parties' arguments and the decisions of the court as presented in the excerpt.

Table of Contents

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Part I: CRIMINAL PROCEDURE IN THE AGE OF THE DIGITAL REVOLUTION.
1. Preview of Criminal Procedure in the Age of the Digital Revolution.
2. Criminal Procedure and the Constitution.
Part II: CRIME PREVENTION AND CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION.
3. Searches and Seizures.
4. Stop and Frisk.
5. Seizure of Persons: Arrest.
6. Searches for Evidence.
7. Special Needs Searches.
8. Self-Incrimination.
9. Identification Procedures.
Part III: REMEDIES FOR CONSTITUTIONAL VIOLATIONS.
10. Remedies for Constitutional Violations I: The Exclusionary Rule and Entrapment.
11. Constitutional Violations II: Other Remedies Against Official Misconduct.
Part IV: COURT PROCEEDINGS.
12. Court Proceedings I: Before Trial.
13. Court Proceedings II: Trial and Conviction.
14. After Conviction.
Part V: THE CONSTITUTION IN CRISIS TIMES.
15. Criminal Procedure in Crises Times.

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