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Federal Criminal Trials offers an in-depth analysis of the federal criminal trial process equipping both the government and defense attorneys with the legal arguments and tactics they can and should use to either prosecute or challenge the government's evidence at every stage of a criminal case. This treatise is a unique text offering insights from both the government and defense counsel’s viewpoint, showing the legal arguments that may arise so that each side has the foresight and knowledge required to refute any argument brought up from opposing counsel.
This 2024 Edition included the latest and most up-to-date versions of the Federal Rules of Evidence and the Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure. The complete Rules and Procedures are listed in Appendices B and C respectively. Because of this, Federal prosecutors in the Department of Justice continually use this handbook as the authoritative courtroom reference since 1946. In depth coverage of the criminal trial process is provided, including the following resources and reference materials:
• Amendments to the Constitution of the United States
• Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure
• Federal Rules of Evidence
• Table of Cases
• Table of Statutes
• Rules and Sentencing Guidelines
• Latest citations and most up to date precedence from all circuits
The 2023 edition ISBN is 9781663340542.
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Table of contents
Chapter 1: Jurisdiction and Venue
Chapter 2: The Fourth Amendment
Chapter 3: Confessions
Chapter 4: Identification Procedures
Chapter 5: The Grand Jury
Chapter 6: Indictments
Chapter 7: Preliminary Proceedings/Bail
Chapter 8: Speedy Trials
Chapter 9: Pretrial Discovery/Disclosure and Pretrial Motions
Chapter 10: Jeopardy and Mistrial
Chapter 11: Guilty Please
Chapter 12: Judges and Prosecutors
Chapter 13: Defendants
Chapter 14: Sixth Amendment Right to Counsel
Chapter 15: Juries
Chapter 16: Jury Instructions
Chapter 17: Public Trials
Chapter 18: Defenses at Trials
Chapter 19: Verdicts/Motions for Judgement of Acquittal
Chapter 20: The Law of Evidence
Chapter 21: Sentencing
App. A: Amendments to the Constitution of the United States
App. B: Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure
App. C: Federal Rules of Evidence
Table of Cases
Table of Statutes, Rules and Sentencing Guidelines