Contains an overview of the criminal justice process including the nature and scope of the Fourteenth Amendment, due process, retroactivity, the federal "supervisory power," and state rights protection. Also touches on the right to counsel, transcripts, and other aids such as poverty, equality, and the adversary system. Includes reflections on the police, courts, and the criminal process. Provides insight into pretrial release, the decision whether to prosecute, the preliminary hearing, and the grand jury review. Looks at reprosecution and the ban against double jeopardy.
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Nancy J. King is professor of law and associate dean for Research and Faculty Development at Vanderbilt University Law School. She has served on the Sixth Circuit Advisory Committee on Rules since 1996 and has participated in numerous activities and presentations regarding criminal procedure and jury selection issues in particular. She also served on the Tennessee Judicial Evaluations Guidelines Commission in 1994 and 1995. Professor King co-authored Criminal Procedure 2d, Modern Criminal Procedure, Advanced Criminal Procedure (The Adversary System), Cases, Comments and Questions 9th, and Basic Criminal Procedure (Police Practices), Cases, Comments and Questions 9th. She is also the author of a variety of law review articles dealing with juror selection and has lectured extensively in these areas as well.
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Book Description West Publishing Company, 1994. Hard Cover. Book Condition: New. 8th Edition. New book, never been read. Casebook for law students. Bookseller Inventory # 001337