Eleventh Circuit Criminal Handbook

The Eleventh Circuit Criminal Handbook examines and analyzes legal precedence and doctrine for the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, focusing on federal criminal trials and appeals arising from the states of Alabama, Florida, and Georgia. The Handbook examines and clarifies the federal criminal process and applications for the Eleventh Circuit, starting from the pretrial procedures, the discovery process, to the trial itself, and finally the post-trial actions and appeals, guiding the practitioner through every topic in the Eleventh Circuit's criminal law jurisprudence and procedure.
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The latest and newest addition to the LexisNexis Circuit Criminal Handbook series, the Eleventh Circuit Criminal Handbook guides you through every topic in the Eleventh Circuit's criminal law jurisprudence. Covering hundreds of criminal issues, this single volume resource is broad enough to provide an excellent introduction for the newcomer to Eleventh Circuit criminal practice, yet detailed enough to become a trusted resource for veteran practitioners and judges. This 2024 edition of the Eleventh Circuit Criminal Handbook guides the practitioner through every topic in the Eleventh Circuit's criminal law jurisprudence and procedure. This new edition references the amended language to the Federal Rules of Evidence, revised to clarify the existing rule and remedy perceived misapplication of the Rule’s gatekeeping function by trial courts. Also highlighted are: (i) clarifying the proper procedures for a Terry Stop; (ii) proper venue to bring forth a criminal action; (iii) revised guidelines for guilty pleases; (iv) Eleventh Circuit evidentiary issues; (v) 2023 Amendments to the U.S. Sentencing Guidelines; and (vi) recently decided Supreme Court cases relevant to the Eleventh Circuit.

The Eleventh Circuit Criminal Handbook offers an in-depth and conceptual guide to the legal doctrine, jurisprudence, and procedures that every practitioner must be aware of to successfully litigate a criminal case in the Eleventh Circuit (comprising the states of: Alabama, Florida, and Georgia). The Handbook is specifically tailored to examine the quirks and provide the essential inside knowledge that a practitioner must be aware of to successfully prosecute or defend a criminal case in the Eleventh Circuit. Covering hundreds of criminal issues, this single volume resource is broad enough to provide an excellent introduction for the newcomer to Eleventh Circuit criminal practice, yet also detailed enough to become a trusted resource for veteran practitioners and judges.

Using precise, straightforward language, this essential resource analyzes a multitude of topics in the context of Eighth Circuit practice, including but not limited to:

•  Trial Procedures: from miscellaneous pre-trial issues to trial to the appellate process
•  Selected Criminal Offenses
•  Federal Rules of Evidence
•  Federal Criminal Procedure
•  Search and Seizure
•  Grand Jury
•  Appeals and Post-Conviction Issues

The 2023 edition ISBN is 9781663344151.

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Table of contents

Chapter 1 General Principles of law

Chapter 2 Bars to Prosecution or Punishment

Chapter 3 Specific Offenses

Chapter 4 Specific Defenses

Chapter 5 Arrests

Chapter 6 Searches

Chapter 7 Confessions

Chapter 8 Bail, Detainers, and Interstate Extradition

Chapter 9 Grand Jury

Chapter 10 Indictments

Chapter 11 Venue and Jurisdiction

Chapter 12 Speedy Trial

Chapter 13 Pre-trial Proceedings and Motion Practice

Chapter 14 Guilty Pleas

Chapter 15 Judges

Chapter 16 Prosecutors

Chapter 17 Defendants

Chapter 18 Attorneys

Chapter 19 Juries

Chapter 20 Opening Statements

Chapter 21 Evidence Generally

Chapter 22 Federal Rules of Evidence

Chapter 23 Other Evidence Issues

Chapter 24 Other Trial Issues

Chapter 25 Jury Instructions

Chapter 26 Deliberations

Chapter 27 Verdicts

Chapter 28 Sentencing Guidelines

Chapter 29 Other Sentencing Issues

Chapter 30 New Trial Motions

Chapter 31 Appeals

Chapter 32 Forfeitures

Chapter 33 Death Penalty Issues