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Title:
Criminal justice decisions of the United States Supreme Court
Author:
Harrison, Maureen.
Publication Information:
Carlsbad, Calif. : Excellent Books, [2003]

©2003
Physical Description:
148 pages ; 22 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781880780152
Format :
Book

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"Criminal Justice Decisions of the United States Supreme Court" contains the actual text of thirteen major United States Supreme Court Criminal Justice Decisions edited into plain non-legal English. Topics include the right to remain silent, preventive detention, protecting children in court, illegal search and seizure, the right to counsel, double jeopardy, the fruit of the poisonous tree, coerced confessions, the fundamental right to a fair trial, indigent defendants, the right to confront your accuser, victim impact statements, and ineffective counsel.


Table of Contents

Justice Benjamin Cardozo (1937)Justice Felix Frankfurter (1939)Justice Hugo Black (1940)Justice Owen J. Roberts (1942)Justice Tom Clark (1961)Justice Hugo Black (1963)Justice Arthur Goldberg (1964)Justice Hugo Black (1965)Chief Justice Earl Warren (1966)Chief Justice William Rehnquist (1987)Justice Lewis Powell (1987)Justice Sandra Day O'Connor (1990)Chief Justice William Rehnquist (2002)
Double Jeopardy: Palko v. Connecticutp. 1
The Fruit Of The Poisonous Tree: Nardone v. United Statesp. 9
Coerced Confessions: Chambers v. Floridap. 15
The Fundamental Right To A Fair Trial: Betts v. Bradyp. 25
Illegal Search And Seizure: Mapp v. Ohiop. 35
Indigent Defendants: Gideon v. Wainwrightp. 49
The Right To Counsel: Escobedo v. Illinoisp. 59
The Right To Confront Your Accuser: Pointer v. Texasp. 71
The Right To Remain Silent: Miranda v. Arizonap. 79
Preventive Detention: United States v. Salernop. 95
Victim Impact Statements: Booth v. Marylandp. 109
Protecting Children In Court: Maryland v. Craigp. 123
Ineffective Counsel: Bell v. Conep. 133
Bibliographyp. 145