Criminal Evidence

Jefferson L. Ingram

October 30, 2017 by Routledge
Textbook - 1072 Pages
ISBN 9781138289055 - CAT# Y317485

USD$124.95

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Features

    • Focuses entirely on criminal evidence
    • Adds coverage of digital evidence to support teaching about cybercrime
    • Offers excellent case law to clearly illustrate legal principles, so all class materials are provided in a single book

Summary

Criminal Evidence is a respected and trusted introduction to the rules of criminal evidence for criminal justice students and professionals. The first half of this book follows the Federal Rules of Evidence in its explanation of how evidence is collected, preserved, and presented in criminal court. The second half provides a selection of relevant criminal court cases that reinforce these basics and contextualize how these rules are currently practiced. This text offers readers a practical understanding of how concepts of evidence operate to convict the guilty and acquit the innocent.

Part of the John C. Klotter Justice Administration Legal Series, this thirteenth edition provides many updates, including new references to recent Supreme Court cases, such as the decision on same-sex marriage, and a current version of the Federal Rules of Evidence. Student aids include chapter outlines, key terms and concepts lists, a table of cases cited, and online case study questions and glossary. Teacher resources include an instructor’s guide, test bank, and PowerPoint slides.

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