Federal Criminal Practice: A Second Circuit Handbook

Concise and thorough reference to the rulings that shape Second Circuit criminal practice.
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Federal Criminal Practice: A Second Circuit Handbook is a respected and authoritative resource on virtually every aspect of federal criminal procedure. It is widely used by judges, defense lawyers and prosecutors, and is designed to serve both novice and experienced practitioners. This handy reference work is organized alphabetically by topic for ease of use, and includes citations to more than 4,000 cases.

This book surveys more than 50 major topics including appeals, bail, confessions, discovery, electronic surveillance, guilty pleas, indictments, sentencing and many others, and places them in the context of the Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure and the decisions of the United States Supreme Court and the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.

Analyze your federal criminal case guided by a former federal district judge, a seasoned white-collar defense lawyer, a chief appellate assistant United States attorney and an academic at a leading law school. It contains practical advice, abundant cross-references and a comprehensive index of more than 100 pages, including hundreds of alternative terms of art.

The 2023 edition ISBN is 9781663344137.

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Table of contents

Ch. 1 Appeals
Ch. 2 Arraignment
Ch. 3 Arrest
Ch. 4 Bail
Ch. 5 Collateral Estoppel
Ch. 6 Competency Determinations
Ch. 7 Confessions
Ch. 8 Conflicts of Interest
Ch. 9 Confrontation
Ch. 10 Contempt
Ch. 11 Continuance
Ch. 12 Counsel (Defense Attorneys)
Ch. 14 Discovery
Ch. 15 Double Jeopardy
Ch. 16 Electronic Surveillance
Ch. 17 Exclusionary Rule
Ch. 18 Exculpatory Evidence
Ch. 19 Ex Post Facto Violations
Ch. 20 Grand Jury
Ch. 21 Guilty Pleas
Ch. 22 Habeas Corpus
Ch. 23 Identification Procedures
Ch. 24 Immunity
Ch. 25 Indictments
Ch. 26 Ineffective Assistance of Counsel
Ch. 27 Joinder and Severance
Ch. 28 Judges
Ch. 29 Judgment of Acquittal Motions (Rule 29 Motions)
Ch. 29A Jurisdiction
Ch. 30 Jurors
Ch. 31 Jury Instructions
Ch. 32 Jury Selection
Ch. 32A Juveniles
Ch. 33 New Trial Motions
Ch. 34 Plea Agreements
Ch. 35 Pretrial Matters
Ch. 36 Probable Cause
Ch. 37 Prosecutors
Ch. 38 Prosecutorial Misconduct
Ch. 39 Public Trial
Ch. 40 Search and Seizure
Ch. 41 Self-Representation (Pro Se Defendants)
Ch. 42 Sentencing
Ch. 43 Speedy Trial
Ch. 43A Statutes of Limitations
Ch. 44 Stop and Frisk (Terry Stops)
Ch. 45 Subpoenas (Compulsory Process)
Ch. 46 Sufficiency of the Evidence
Ch. 47 Summations (Closing Arguments)
Ch. 48 Venue
Ch. 49 Verdicts
Ch. 50 Victims
Ch. 51 Warrants
Table of Cases
Table of Statutes
Table of Rules