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Crimes of Violence: Homicide and Assault

Product details:

Format: Book - hardbound
Brand: Clark Boardman Callaghan
Copyright: 1960-2019
ISBN: 0314909788
Service #: 13972453
Sub #: 13972452
Pages: 1384
Shelf Space: 3 in.
Publication frequency: Updated annually
Update method: Cumulative supplement

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Crimes of Violence: Homicide and Assault



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Examining tactical and substantive issues inherent in a homicide arrest and trial, Crimes of Violence: Homicide and Assault leads you through all the difficult steps, from pretrial investigatory stages to the actual courtroom confrontation. This title explores nonobvious types of death and identifies elements for determining death. The authors provide trial strategies and tactics for jury selection, opening statements, plea negotiations, and illegally obtained evidence and confessions.

Other topics include:

    • Initial interviews

    • Attorney-client relations

    • Guiding clients through surrender

    • Arraignment

    • Pleading

    • Setting bail

    • Search methods

    • Collecting evidence

    • Adam Walsh amendments

    • Postconviction DNA testing

    • Right to a public trial

    • Sentencing a juvenile

The volumes review specific homicide crimes, as well as assault, battery, and kidnapping crimes. They include procedural checklists, search methods, and specifics explaining how to cast and evaluate footprint molds, blood samples, autopsy findings, and firearms.