Tried and convicted : how police, prosecutors, and judges destroy our constitutional rights / Michael D. Cicchini
- Cicchini, Michael D., 1967-
- Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 
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- Physical Description:
- xiv, 163 pages ; 24 cm
- How the hell did I wind-up here? -- The nature of constitutional rights -- How can you defend those people? -- Self-incrimination : you (sort of) have the right to remain silent -- Privacy : you have the right to be secure in your home (unless we really want to come in) -- Confrontation : you (might) have the right to cross-examine your accuser -- Taking a step back : some procedural basics -- You have the right to a speedy trial [sss1] -- A fair and impartial jury of your peers? -- Judicial bias : a fair trial in a fair tribunal? -- Prosecutor misconduct and the "harmless error" -- Plea bargaining : a deal is (not) a deal -- Sentencing : let the punishment exceed the crime -- You have the right to the effective assistance of counsel -- Moving forward.
- 9781442217171 (cloth : alk. paper)
1442217170 (cloth : alk. paper)
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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