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Table of Contents Introduction Section I: How Can This Book Help You? 2 Section II: A Walk-Through of the Case of State v. Andrea Davidson, a Fictional Robbery Prosecution 6 1: Talking to the Police Section I: Police Questioning of People Who Havenøt Been Taken Into Custody 13 Section II: Police Questioning of Arrestees 20 2: Search and Seizure: When the Police Can Search for and Seize Evidence Section I: The Constitutional Background 37 Section II: Search Warrants 41 Section III: Consent Searches 46 Section IV: The Plain View Doctrine 51 Section V: Warrantless Searches That Are Incident to Arrest 52 Section VI: øStop and Friskø Searches 55 Section VII: Searches of Car and Occupants 58 Section VIII: Warrantless Searches or Entries Under Emergency (Exigent) Circumstances 63 Section IX: Miscellaneous Warrantless Searches 64 3: Arrest: When It Happens, What It Means Section I: General Arrest Principles 75 Section II: Arrest Warrants 79 Section III: Warrantless Arrests 80 Section IV: Use of Force When Making Arrests 83 Section V: Citizensø Arrests 86 4: Eyewitness Identification: Psychology and Procedures Section I: An Overview of Eyewitness Identification Procedures 93 Section II: The Psychology of Eyewitness Identification 96 Section III: Lineups 98 Section IV: Showups 103 Section V: Photo Identifications 104 Section VI: Motions to Suppress Identifications 105 5: Booking and Bail: Checking In and Checking Out of Jail Section I: The Booking Process 111 Section II: Arranging for Bail 114 Section III: Own Recognizance Release (Release O.R.) 124 6: From Suspect to Defendant: How Crimes Get Charged Section I: Crime and Criminal Cases 129 Section II: To Charge or Not to Charge, That Is the Question 131 Section III: The Mechanics of Charging 139 Section IV: Grand Juries 142 Section V: Diversion 144 7: Criminal Defense Lawyers: Who They Are, What They Do, How to Find One Section I: Do I Need a Lawyer? 151 Section II: Court-Appointed Attorneys 154 Section III: Private Defense Attorneys 160 Section IV: Self-Representation 170 8: Understanding the Attorney-Client Relationship in a Criminal Case Section I: Confidentiality 181 Section II: Client-Centered Decision Making 185 Section III: Lawyer-Client Communication 191 Section IV: Representing Guilty Defendants 192 Section V: Competent Clients 194 9: A Walk Through Criminal Court Section I: The Courthouse 199 Section II: The Courtroom 200 Section III: The Courtroom Players 203 Section IV: Courtroom Behavior 210 10: Arraignments Section I: Timing of Arraignments 215 Section II: Self-Representation at Arraignment 223 11: Developing the Defense Strategy Section I: Overview 229 Section II: How the Defendantøs Version of Events May Limit Defense Strategies 233 Section III: When Attorneys Ignore a Defendantøs Version of Events 237 Section IV: The Importance of Honesty in Developing a Defense Strategy 238 12: Crimespeak: Understanding the Language of Criminal Laws Section I: Mens Rea 244 Section II: The Meaning ofFrequently Used LegalLanguage 247 Section III: Derivative Criminal Responsibility 252 Section IV: Murder and Manslaughter 258 Section V: Rape 262 Section VI: Burglary 264 Section VII: Robbery 267 Section VIII: Theft 268 Section IX: Hate Crimes 271 Section X: The Patriot Act 273 Section XI: White Collar Crimes 276 13: Defensespeak: Common Defenses to Criminal Charges Section I: Prosecutorøs Failure to Prove Guilt 285 Section II: øPartialø Defenses 289 Section III: Self-Defense 292 Section IV: Alibi 295 Section V: Insanity 296 Section VI: Intoxication (Under the Influence of Drugs or Alcohol) 300 Section VII: Entrapment 302 Section VIII: Jury Nullification 302 14: Discovery: Exchanging Information With the Prosecution Section I: Modern Discovery Policy 306 Section II: Discovery of Helpful Information 307 Section III: Discovery of Harmful Information 309 Section IV: Reciprocal Discovery 312 15: Investigating the Facts Section I: Interviewing Prosecution Witnesses 316 Section II: Finding and Interviewing Defense Witnesses 319 Section III: Other Investigation Tasks and Their Costs 319 16: Preliminary Hearings Section I: What Preliminary Hearings Are and When They Are Held 324 Section II: Basic Rights During Preliminary Hearings 329 Section III: Common Defense and Prosecution Strategies at the Preliminary Hearing 332 17: Fundamental Trial Rights of the Defense Section I: The Defendantøs Right to Due Process of Law 337 Section II: The Prosecutionøs Burden of Proof 339 Section III: The Defendantøs Right to Remain Silent 342 Section IV: The Defendantøs Right to Confront Witnesses 345 Section V: The Defendantøs (and the Mediaøs) Right to a Public Trial 347 Section VI: A Defendantøs Right to a Jury Trial 351 Section VII: A Defendantøs Right to Counsel 352 Section VIII: A Defendantøs Right to a Speedy Trial 355 Section IX: The Defendantøs Right Not to Be Placed in Double Jeopardy 356 18: Basic Evidence Rules in Criminal Trials Section I: Overview 363 Section II: Rules Regulating the Content of Testimony 367 Section III: Rules Regulating the Manner of Testimony 379 Section IV: Scientific Evidence 382 Section V: Privileged (Confidential) Information 387 19: Motions and Their Role in Criminal Cases Section I: The Basic Procedures 393 Section II: Common Pretrial Motions 396 Section III: Motions During Trial 400 Section IV: Motions After Trial 402 20: Plea Bargains: How Most Criminal Cases End Section I: Plea BargainingøThe Basics 409 Section II: The Pros and Cons of Plea Bargains 410 Section III: The Plea Bargaining Process 414 Section IV: The Strategy of Negotiating Plea Bargains 419 21: The Trial Process Section I: Summary of the Trial Process 428 Section II: Choosing a Judge or Jury Trial 429 Section III: Jury Voir Dire 431 Section IV: Motions in Limine 435 Section V: Opening Statements 436 Section VI: Prosecutionøs Case-in-Chief 437 Section VII: Direct Examination of Witnesses 438 Section VIII: Cross-Examination 441 Section IX: Defense Motion to Dismiss 442 Section X: Defendantøs Case-in-Chief 442 Section XI: Closing Argument 444 Section XII: Instructing the Jury 446 Section XIII: Jury Deliberations and Verdict 448 22: Sentencing: How the Court Punishes Convicted Defendants Section I: Overview of Sentencing 456 Section II: Sentencing Procedures 463 Section III: Sentence Options 469 Section IV: The Death Penalty 481 References 487 23: Appeals: Seeking Review by a Higher Court Section I: Appeals 490 Section II: Writs 496 24: How the Criminal Justice System Works: A Walk Through Two Drunk Driving Cases Section I: Questions and Answers About DUI (Driving Under the Influence) 502 Section II: DUI Case Examples 511 25: Juvenile Courts and Procedures Section I: A Brief History of U.S. Juvenile Courts 521 Section II: Juvenile Court Jurisdiction 522 Section III: Deciding Whether to File Charges 525 Section IV: The Right to Counsel and Other Constitutional Rights 527 Section V: Trying Juveniles as Adults 532 Section VI: Sentencing (Disposition) Options 535 Section VII: Sealing Juvenile Court Records 540 26: Prisonersø Rights Section I: Prisons and Prisonersø Rights 545 Section II: Legal Resources for Prisoners and Their Families 555 Section III: Parole 559 Section IV: Pardons 561 27: Looking Up the Law Section I: What to Research 564 Section II: Where to Do Research 576 Section III: Glossary 577 Index
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Criminal procedure -- United States -- Popular works.