Criminal Practice Handbook
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Well-written and bursting with practical advice, Criminal Practice Handbook, Fifth Edition guides you through a criminal case from beginning to end. It provides hundreds of proven techniques and contains dozens of checklists, sample motions, and examples that you can tailor to each particular situation. To help build your federal and state criminal practice, Criminal Practice Handbook includes a chapter on court-appointed representation. As a young lawyer just beginning your practice, you’ll gain an understanding of the basic procedures of criminal practice. As a seasoned practitioner, this publication is a refresher A-to-Z guide.
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Table of contents
CHAPTER 1: COMMENCING THE RELATIONSHIP — INTERVIEWING THE CLIENT; TERMS OF THE REPRESENTATION
CHAPTER 2: PROCEEDINGS FOLLOWING ARREST THROUGH ARRAIGNMENT
CHAPTER 3: POST-ARRAIGNMENT AND GRAND JURY PRACTICE
CHAPTER 4: CASE INVESTIGATION
CHAPTER 5: NEGOTIATING AND EXECUTING THE GUILTY PLEA
CHAPTER 6: JURY ISSUES
CHAPTER 7: PRETRIAL MOTIONS
CHAPTER 8: OPENING AND CLOSING STATEMENTS
CHAPTER 9: THE PRACTICAL IMPORTANCE OF DIRECT EXAMINATION
CHAPTER 10: THE ART OF CROSS-EXAMINATION
CHAPTER 11: TRIAL TACTICS
CHAPTER 12: SENTENCING
CHAPTER 13: POST-CONVICTION PRACTICE
APPENDIX: FORMS AND MODEL MOTIONS
TABLE OF CASES