Criminal Procedure and the Supreme Court: A Guide to the Major Decisions on Search and Seizure, Privacy, and Individual Rights (Hardcover)

Criminal Procedure and the Supreme Court: A Guide to the Major Decisions on Search and Seizure, Privacy, and Individual Rights By Rolando V. del Carmen, Craig Hemmens Cover Image
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Placed in context with an introductory and concluding chapter, this book provides a summary and analysis of the 20 most significant Supreme Court cases dealing with criminal procedure, which have had the greatest impact on police investigatory practices and prosecutorial conduct. These cases have defined the parameters of police and prosecutorial activities and are crucial to an understanding of the law of search and seizure and criminal prosecution.

About the Author


Rolando V. del Carmen is Distinguished Professor of Criminal Justice (Law) and Regents Professor in the College of Criminal Justice, Sam Houston State University. He has written many books and numerous articles in law and criminal justice. His book, Criminal Procedure: Law and Practice, has been translated into various languages and widely used in criminal justice programs. His other books include: The Death Penalty: Constitutional Issues, Commentaries and Case Briefs (with colleagues), Juvenile Justice: The System, Process, and Law (with Chad Trulson); Civil Liabilities in American Policing, and Community-Based Corrections (with Leanne Fiftal Alarid & Paul Cromwell). He is the recipient of three awards from the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences: The Academy Fellow Award (1990), the Bruce Smith Award (1997); and the Founder's Award (2005). Craig Hemmens is a Professor in the Department of Criminal Justice at Boise State University. He holds a J.D. from North Carolina Central University School of Law and a Ph.D. in Criminal Justice from Sam Houston State University. Professor Hemmens has published more than seventeen books and one hundred articles on a variety of criminal justice-related topics. His primary research interests are criminal law and procedure. He has served as the editor of the Journal of Criminal Justice Education. His publications have appeared in Justice Quarterly, the Journal of Criminal Justice, Crime and Delinquency, the Criminal Law Bulletin, and the Prison Journal.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781442201569
ISBN-10: 1442201568
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Publication Date: September 15th, 2010
Pages: 382
Language: English