The Criminal Law Handbook: Know Your Rights, Survive the System (Paperback)

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The Criminal Law Handbook: Know Your Rights, Survive the System By Paul Bergman, Sara J. Berman Cover Image


The criminal justice system is complicated, understand it and your rights

This book demystifies the complex rules and procedures of criminal law. It explains how the system works, why police, lawyers, and judges do what they do, and what suspects, defendants, and prisoners can expect. It also provides critical information on working with a lawyer.

In plain English, The Criminal Law Handbook covers:

  • search and seizure
  • arrest, booking, and bail
  • Miranda rights
  • arraignment
  • plea bargains
  • trials
  • sentencing
  • common defenses
  • working with defense attorneys
  • constitutional rights
  • juvenile court
  • preliminary hearings
  • appeals
  • public defenders
  • victims' rights

This edition is completely updated, covering the latest in criminal law, including U.S. Supreme Court cases.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781413327199
ISBN-10: 1413327192
Publisher: NOLO
Publication Date: January 28th, 2020
Pages: 648
Language: English