Criminal Procedure: Adjudication and the Right to Counsel (Aspen Casebook)
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Criminal Procedure: Adjudication and Right to Counsel, Third Edition is designed for the criminal procedure course focused on the pretrial, trial, and post-trial processes. It covers prosecutorial decision making, pretrial release, grand juries, speedy trial rights, venue, joinder and severance, discovery, guilty pleas and plea bargains, trials, sentencing, appeals, and postconviction challenges. The book is designed to be used with the annual supplement that contains the statutes and rules covered in the course. This text is derived from the successful casebook Comprehensive Criminal Procedure by the same experienced author team.
New to the Third Edition:
- The latest in case law, statutory material, and academic commentary about due process, the right to counsel, pretrial practice, guilty pleas, trial rights, sentencing, double jeopardy, and post-trial procedures
- An increased emphasis on the role of prosecutorial decision-making
- An updated treatment of the critical role of plea bargaining
- A new section on forfeitures and the Eighth Amendment
Professors and students will benefit from:
- A rigorous and challenging criminal procedure casebook with an outstanding author team
- Sound grounding of the law in criminal process and the right to counsel
- Thematic organization of the cases and text that make the book both manageable and accessible
- The latest and most highly respected developments in legal scholarship that help both professors and students alike stay up-to-date in the field of criminal procedure law
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