Minnesota Misdemeanors: DWI, Traffic, Criminal, and Ordinance Offenses

Provides comprehensive coverage of the procedural issues involved in pretrial, trial, and appellate practice for offenses ranging from enhanced gross misdemeanors to traffic violations.
Publisher: Michie
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Although misdemeanors may be minor offenses, they are of major importance to defendants, victims, and the courts. Many of these crimes are hardly trivial, and the penalties imposed are often severe. That's why Minnesota Misdemeanors: DWI, Traffic, Criminal, and Ordinance Offenses is so important.

Minnesota Misdemeanors: DWI, Traffic, Criminal, and Ordinance Offenses, provides comprehensive coverage of the procedural issues involved in pretrial, trial, and appellate practice for offenses ranging from enhanced gross misdemeanors to traffic violations.

Since the admission of evidence is critical to the outcome of these trials, Minnesota Misdemeanors: DWI, Traffic, Criminal, and Ordinance Offenses provides extensive background on the complex body of law limiting the gathering and use of evidence in criminal cases, emphasizing the constitutional requirements for arrest, search and seizure, stop and frisk, confessions and admissions, and other issues.

From reckless driving and disorderly conduct to credit card fraud and check cashing, you can turn to Minnesota Misdemeanors: DWI, Traffic, Criminal, and Ordinance Offenses for relevant statutory and case law.

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Summary Table of Contents
Part 1 Pretrial, Trial, and Appellate Practice for Misdemeanors in Minnesota
1 Introduction to Enhanced Gross Misdemeanor, Gross Misdemeanor, Full Misdemeanor, and Petty Misdemeanor Practice in Minnesota Trial Courts
2 The Charging Process: Complaint, Citation, and Tab Charge
3 Arraignment: Appearances Under Rules 5 and 8: Pretrial Release
4 Pretrial Discovery
5 Omnibus Hearing, Pretrial Conference, and Motions
6 Guilty Pleas: Procedure, Negotiations, and Withdrawal
7 The Trial
8 Disposition: Diversion, Expunction, and Sentencing

Part 2 Major Constitutional, Statutory, and Other Limitations on the Gathering and Use of Evidence in Criminal Cases
9 Introduction: General Principles
10 Search and Seizure
11 Arrest
12 Stop and Frisk
13 Confessions and Admissions
14 Identifications Procedures
15 Other Important Limitations on the Use of Evidence

Part 3 Selected Misdemeanor Offenses and Traffic Violations
16 General Principles of Liability
17 DWI and Implied Consent
18 Fleeing a Police Officer in a Motor Vehicle
19 Leaving the Scene of an Accident
20 Driving License Violations
21 Reckless and Careless Driving; Other Traffic Offenses
22 Alcohol and Marijuana in a Motor Vehicle
23 Speeding
24 Assault, Domestic Abuse, and Orders for Protection
25 Disorderly Conduct and Obstructing the Legal Process
26 Lurking, Indecent Exposure, Public Indecency, and Invasion 297 of Privacy
27 Trespass
28 Damage to Property
29 False Information to a Peace Officer
30 Theft and Receiving and Concealing Stolen Property
31 Issuance of Dishonored Checks and Check Forgery
32 Financial Transaction Card Offenses
33 Prostitution
34 Liquor Purchase and Sales Offenses
35 Drugs and Drug Paraphernalia Offenses
Table of Cases
Index