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LexisNexis Practice Guide: Massachusetts Criminal Law

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With its concise writing style, streamlined chapter format, abundance of checklists and forms, extensive references to leading and related cases, cross references to relevant analytical content, and authoritative guidance, you'll find more of everything that makes a practice guide valuable and easy for you to use.

Topically organized, LexisNexis Practice Guide: Massachusetts Criminal Law covers the entire process of a criminal trial in Massachusetts, from the initial representation of a client through sentencing and post-sentencing procedures and much more.

Each Practice Guide chapter combines authoritative legal analysis with an expert author's practical insights, distilled from years of litigation practice. Massachusetts Criminal Law includes more than 225 Practice Tips that transition smoothly from legal analysis to practical application of a point of law.

Chapter parts begin with a detailed practice checklist (more than 45 checklists total) defining the essentials of a major task. Checklists capture the essential steps (the what, when, and how) of each task, with cross-references to relevant authority, forms, and discussion of the topic within the chapter itself.

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Initial Representation of the Criminal Client in Massachusetts

Chapter 2: Arraignment, Bail and Detention Hearings

Chapter 3: Pre-Trial & Motion Practice

Chapter 4: Pleas

Chapter 5: The Role of the Prosecutor

Chapter 6: Evidence

Chapter 7: Trial Practice

Chapter 8: Sentencing

Chapter 9: Post-Sentencing Procedures

Chapter 10: Strategies for Diversion and Alternative Dispositions in Substance Use, Abuse and Addiction Cases