Table of contents for The criminal law handbook : know your rights, survive the system / by Paul Bergman & Sara J. Berman-Barrett.

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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 of†Frequently Used Legal†Language	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.