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Trial Handbook for Illinois Lawyers, Criminal, 9th

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Brand: Lawyers Cooperative Publishing
Copyright: 2019
ISBN: 9781731935397
Publication frequency: Updated as changes in the law dictate
Update method: N/A

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Trial Handbook for Illinois Lawyers, Criminal, 9th


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Trial Handbook for Illinois Lawyers – Criminal helps you master the details of criminal practice and evaluate potential complications before they occur at trial. This set provides:

  • Guidance for every stage of a criminal trial
  • Extensive references and annotations to statutes and Illinois caselaw
  • An itemized table of contents and a fact word index
  • Clear and concise discussions of critical procedural and substantive aspects of practicing trial law
  • Analysis of recent trial caselaw, rules, and statutes

Topics include:

  • Pretrial proceedings
  • Motions during trial
  • Continuances
  • The rights of the accused
  • Right to counsel and pro se defense
  • Defenses
  • Alibis
  • Entrapment
  • Insanity and mental illness
  • Juries
  • Opening statements
  • Burden of proof
  • Proof of facts
  • Use of stipulations
  • Witnesses
  • Compelling production of documents
  • Evidence
  • Direct examination of witnesses
  • Cross-examining
  • Redirect and recross-examination
  • Attorney-client privilege
  • Medical testimony
  • Confessions and admissions
  • Miranda warnings
  • Mistrial
  • The verdict and judgment