About this title:
The most accurate, up-to-date, and readable criminal procedure text available today, this best seller provides students with all the information they need to understand the legal aspects of police investigatory practices. Using clear and concise statements of criminal procedure law and understandable explanations of the reasoning behind the law, the author clarifies potentially confusing and obscure legal matter. By focusing on U.S. Supreme Court and carefully selected lower court cases setting out the requirements for arrest, search and seizure, confessions, and pretrial identifications, students develop a comprehensive understanding of the legal rights, duties, and liabilities of law enforcement professionals. CRIMINAL PROCEDURE FOR THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE PROFESSIONAL, Ninth Edition now includes the most student-friendly and useful technology package available, including a FREE Crime and Evidence in Action CD-ROM and robust Companion Web Site.
About the Author:
John N. Ferdico holds a J.D. from Northwestern University School of Law and a B.A. in Sociology from Dartmouth College. He is a former Assistant Attorney General and Director of Law Enforcement Education for the State of Maine. Other books he has published are FERDICO'S CRIMINAL LAW AND JUSTICE DICTIONARY and the MAINE LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER'S MANUAL. Ferdico currently writes and runs a legal publishing company in Bowdoinham, Maine.
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