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Preliminary Hearing Handbook (The Rutter Group Criminal Practice Series)

Product details:

Brand: The Rutter Group
Copyright: 2023
Service #: 42995459
Sub #: 42995701
Pages: 802
Shelf Space: 1 in.
Publication Frequency: Updated annually
Update format: Replacement Edition

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90 days  (details)

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Preliminary Hearing Handbook (The Rutter Group Criminal Practice Series)



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The Preliminary Hearing Handbook, an invaluable resource, provides a comprehensive review of the law and procedure encountered in preliminary hearing courtrooms in California.

The handbook’s structure and readily accessible content enable bench officers, prosecutors, and defense attorneys to quickly access information needed in the fast-paced environment of a preliminary hearing courtroom. This work includes numerous outlines, charts, and scripts that convey valuable information in an easy-to-understand format.

Included among the wide variety of topics are:

  • The clock
  • Hearings and courtroom issues
  • Evidentiary issues
  • Crimes
  • Gang offenses and enhancements
  • Hold to answer
  • Pleas
  • Sentencing
  • Postconviction and resentencing
  • Marsden, Faretta and disruptive defendants
  • Contempt
  • Motions involving official information and government informant privileges
  • Pretrial release and bail
  • Right to conflict-free counsel and waiver