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Tried and Convicted: How Police, Prosecutors, and Judges Destroy Our Constitutional Rights

Michael D. Cicchini
Format
Book
Published
Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, c2012.
Language
English
ISBN
9781442217171 (cloth : alk. paper), 1442217170 (cloth : alk. paper), 9781442217195 (electronic), 1442217197 (electronic)
Contents
  • How the hell did I wind-up here?
  • The nature of constitutional rights
  • How can you defend those people?
  • Self-incrimination : you (sort of) have the right to remain silent
  • Privacy : you have the right to be secure in your home (unless we really want to come in)
  • Confrontation : you (might) have the right to cross-examine your accuser
  • Taking a step back : some procedural basics
  • You have the right to a speedy trial [sss1]
  • A fair and impartial jury of your peers?
  • Judicial bias : a fair trial in a fair tribunal?
  • Prosecutor misconduct and the "harmless error"
  • Plea bargaining : a deal is (not) a deal
  • Sentencing : let the punishment exceed the crime
  • You have the right to the effective assistance of counsel
  • Moving forward.
Description
xiv, 163 p. ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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