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Virginia Criminal Benchbook for Judges and Lawyers

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Print Book :1 volume, softbound, replaced annually
2016-2017 Edition
ISBN: 9781522116196
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This concise, comprehensive single volume covers hundreds of situations arising in the courtroom. An authoritatively written resource that provides a standard reference for judges, attorneys, and legal professionals, it includes every phase of a criminal trial from pretrial, arraignment and pleas, to sentencing, suspension, and habeas corpus.

Topics covered in Virginia Criminal Benchbook for Judges and Lawyers include the following:

•  Grand juries
•  Pretrial
•  Motions to suppress
•  Arraignment and pleas
•  Jury trials
•  Bench trials
•  Witnesses
•  Interpreters
•  Sentencing and dispositions
•  Revocation of probation/suspended sentence
•  Capital cases
•  Post conviction relief
•  Juveniles
•  Contempt
•  Civil commitment of sexually violent predators

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Table of Contents

CHAPTER 1. GRAND JURIES
CHAPTER 2. PRETRIAL
CHAPTER 3. MOTIONS TO SUPPRESS
CHAPTER 4. ARRAIGNMENT AND PLEAS
CHAPTER 5. JURY TRIALS
CHAPTER 6. BENCH TRIALS
CHAPTER 7. WITNESSES
CHAPTER 8. INTERPRETERS
CHAPTER 9. SENTENCING AND DISPOSITIONS
CHAPTER 10. REVOCATION OF PROBATION/SUSPENDED SENTENCE
CHAPTER 11. CAPITAL CASES
CHAPTER 12. POST CONVICTION RELIEF
CHAPTER 13. JUVENILES
CHAPTER 14. CONTEMPT
CHAPTER 15. CIVIL COMMITMENT OF SEXUALLY VIOLENT PREDATORS
CHAPTER 16. DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE
APPENDIX
TABLE OF CASES
TABLE OF STATUTES
INDEX