LexisNexis Practice Guide: Minnesota 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: Minnesota Criminal Law covers the entire process of a criminal trial in Minnesota, 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. Minnesota Criminal Law includes Practice Tips that transition smoothly from legal analysis to practical application of a point of law.
Chapter parts begin with a detailed practice checklist 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 and discussion of the topic within the chapter itself.
Table of Contents
CHAPTER 1: INITIAL REPRESENTATION OF A CLIENT IN A CRIMINAL CASE
CHAPTER 2: FIRST APPEARANCE, BAIL, AND RELEASE HEARINGS
CHAPTER 3: THE GRAND JURY
CHAPTER 4: THE ROLE OF THE PROSECUTOR
CHAPTER 5: PRETRIAL PROCEDURES
CHAPTER 6: SETTLEMENT NEGOTIATIONS AND PLEAS
CHAPTER 7: EVIDENCE
CHAPTER 8: TRIAL AND VERDICTS
CHAPTER 9: SENTENCING UNDER THE MINNESOTA SENTENCING GUIDELINES
CHAPTER 10: PROBATION AND VIOLATIONS
CHAPTER 11: APPEALS
CHAPTER 12: POSTCONVICTION PROCEEDINGS AND HABEAS CORPUS
CHAPTER 13: EXTRAORDINARY REMEDIES: PARDONS AND EXPUNGEMENTS
TABLE OF CASES
TABLE OF STATUTES