This newest edition of Texas Criminal and Traffic Law Manual features our most comprehensive collection of Texas law enforcement-related statutes yet. Developed by our expert editorial team based on input from our customers, the Manual provides complete coverage of crimes, criminal procedure, traffic offenses and motor vehicle regulations, along with Texas Legal Guidelines and Supreme Court decisions summarized for your convenience by our staff attorneys. In addition, the volume includes a Table of Sections Affected, identifying changes enacted during the recent legislative session, and a comprehensive Index. The eBook versions of this title feature links to Lexis Advance for further legal research options.
This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. For undergraduate courses in Texas Criminal Law Criminal Law in the Lone Star State Texas Criminal Law: Principles and Practices provides an in-depth review of Texas criminal law while highlighting how Texas legal sanctions differ from other states. Its state-specific focus on terminology and laws makes this an ideal text for readers planning to serve in the Texas criminal justice system. The Second Edition uses historical references and inter-state comparisons to examine the Texas criminal law system in varied contexts. The book uses real world examples of the day-to-day application of laws by law enforcement to connect major concepts to their practical application in the field. A scholarly presentation is balanced by an informal tone, making Texas Criminal Law interesting and easily digestible for readers.
Featuring both historic and contemporary issues, The Municipal Judges Book critically analyzes the nature of municipal courts and the judge’s role in the Texas criminal justice system. An ideal textbook for new judges and others interested in procedural and substantive laws impacting Texas municipal courts, the content includes (1) an introduction to municipal courts and the Texas judicial system, (2) judgments, indigence, and enforcement, (3) rights of the accused and victims, (4) contempt, (5) the adjudication of juveniles in municipal court, (6) judicial ethics, and (7) legal research.
Author: Mark Jones,William Earl Maxwell,Ernest Crain,Morhea Lynn Davis,Christopher Wlezein
Publisher: Cengage Learning
TEXAS POLITICS TODAY is the standard in its coverage of Texas institutions, policies, and politics. It combines a comparative approach with tightly integrated learning objectives and questions addressing the Texas GOVT2306 Core Objectives. The text closes the gap between theory and practice with its Insiders and Politics in Practice features. The text reveals the inner workings of Texas elites, interest groups, campaign megadonors, and policy makers. The authors tapped their resources among political activists and officeholders to provide students with exclusive essays written by essayists ranging from the governor to campaign consultants to marijuana advocates, showing students how real-world politics operates in Texas. Texas Politics Today stimulates critical thinking and civic participation with a special focus on current political issues ranging from immigration, LGBT politics, gun control policies, abortion laws, and Latino politics to the culture wars in education. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
This well-established text brings together the authors' more than 50 years of investigation experience and focuses on the fundamentals of inquiry and each element of investigation. The text reflects the most recent investigative techniques and technology and features real-life case studies to help students develop their ability to analyze, evaluate, and reason. Its approach is concise and manageable and this edition includes a new chapter on rules of evidence, a new chapter on terrorism, new case studies and new review questions to reinforce each concept.
Fred Edward Inbau,John E. Reid,Joseph P. Buckley,Director Research and Development Brian C Jayne
Author: Fred Edward Inbau,John E. Reid,Joseph P. Buckley,Director Research and Development Brian C Jayne
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
The updated second edition of best-selling Essentials of the Reid Technique: Criminal Interrogation and Confessions teaches readers how to identify and interpret verbal and nonverbal behaviors of both deceptive and truthful people, and how to move toward obtaining solid confessions from guilty persons. The Reid Technique is built around basic psychological principles and presents interrogation as an easily understood nine-step process. Separated into two parts, What You Need to Know About Interrogation and Employing the Reid Nine Steps of Interrogation, this book will help readers understand the effective and proper way that a suspect should be interrogated and the safeguards that should be in place to ensure the integrity of the confession.
California Criminal Law Concepts, 2016 Edition is the most authoritative full-featured textbook on California Criminal Law - and is updated with new relevant state laws each year! To request the PowerPoint supplements or the Instructor Manual for this book please email: [email protected]
Packed with examples from real-world situations faced by today's law enforcement professionals, CRIMINAL PROCEDURE: LAW AND PRACTICE, 10th Edition gives readers a practical and authoritative look at the most current guidelines in criminal procedure. Comprehensive and accurate without bogging readers down in unnecessary details, the text includes cutting-edge coverage of the law as it relates to arrests, searches and seizures, vehicle stops, use of force, interrogations, and line-ups. It also discusses current topics such as racial profiling, DNA evidence, plea bargaining, seizures of text/email messages, and many others. Interesting case briefs, sample police forms, hypothetical cases, and coverage of the most recent Supreme Court rulings keep the text as relevant as ever. Its clear, reader-friendly presentation makes law enforcement concepts easy to understand and apply. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
The Colorado Marijuana Laws and Regulations is the authoritative resource for marijuana laws and regulations in Colorado. It includes the constitutional amendment and all of the new laws and regulations related to retail marijuana, in addition to retaining all of the medical marijuana content in previous editions. Produced in cooperation with the Marijuana Enforcement Division of the CO Department of Revenue and the CO Department of Public Health and Environment, the edition offers users a comprehensive guide to this new and growing area of Colorado law.
George F. Cole,Christopher E. Smith,Christina DeJong
Author: George F. Cole,Christopher E. Smith,Christina DeJong
Publisher: Cengage Learning
This classic best seller, commonly referred to as The Eagle, helps students discover the challenges of pursuing justice in our society and identify the roles individuals play in the criminal justice system. Using an interdisciplinary lens, THE AMERICAN SYSTEM OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE, 16th Edition, presents elements from criminology, sociology, law, history, psychology, and political science. This approach challenges students to ask important questions and recognize contemporary problems as the means to build their understanding of the system's components and stages as well as its human consequences and policy challenges. Cole, Smith, and DeJong offer solid scholarship, approachable writing, and current, compelling events and cases that hold students' attention, thereby preparing them to participate in the system as citizens and future criminal justice practitioners. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
This new edition of The Maryland Vehicle Law Annotated contains selected statutes from the Transportation Article and related laws. This publication includes statutes dealing with the Motor Vehicle Administration, accidents, accident reports, and rules of the road. The eBook versions of this title feature links to Lexis Advance for further legal research options.