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Trials and the Courts

Once the evidence is gathered and a suspect is in custody, the legal process begins. Trials and the Courts walks readers through every aspect of a criminal legal case, from the arrest and charges fi… (See Below for Full Description)
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Once the evidence is gathered and a suspect is in custody, the legal process begins. Trials and the Courts walks readers through every aspect of a criminal legal case, from the arrest and charges filed to arraignment to plea bargaining or trial to conviction or acquittal, and finally sentencing and the appeal process. This book describes the nature of criminal defense and the role of the prosecutor, the criteria for determining guilt or innocence, and how the jury system functions. The comprehensive book also discusses victim's rights and the rights of the accused and explores the media's role in "show trials."

Chapters include:

  • The History of Trials
  • The Arrest
  • The Prosecution
  • The Defense 
  • Jury Duty.

Additional Info

ISBN-13 978-1-60413-616-6
ISBN-10 1604136162
eBook ISBN 978-1-4381-3287-7
Bundle Options Individual
Language English
Publisher Infobase Learning
From the Series Criminal Justice
Author Colin Evans
Publication Date 4/1/2010
Book's Binding Hardcover
Imprint Chelsea House
Specifications Full-color and black-and-white photographs. Sidebars. Endnotes. Further resources. Index.
Available Formats Print & eBook

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