Criminal Procedure, Paperback / softback Book


This contemporary, comprehensive, case-driven textbook from award-winning teacher Matthew Lippman covers the constitutional foundation of criminal procedure and includes numerous cases selected for their appeal to today's students. Organized around the challenge of striking a balance between rights and liberties, Criminal Procedure, Third Edition emphasizes diversity and its impact on how laws are enforced.

Built-in learning aids, including You Decide scenarios, Legal Equations, and Criminal Procedure in the News features, engage students and help them master key concepts.

Fully updated throughout, the Third Edition includes today's most recent legal developments and decisions. This edition is also accompanied by an Edge site: to this edition:New discussions of the most recent Supreme Court cases explore areas such as search and seizure, exigent circumstances, consent searches, effective assistance of counsel, plea bargaining, sentencing, and habeas corpus. New Criminal Procedure in the Newsexcerpts discuss contemporary issues and events, including stop and frisk, police discretion, and government online surveillance. New You Decide exercisesask students to assume the role of a judge and become part of the criminal procedure process.

The student study website offers answers to these challenges. New Criminal Procedure on the Webexercises on the website give students practice in applying key concepts.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 656 pages
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
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  • Category: Criminal procedure
  • ISBN: 9781506306490

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