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Criminal Procedure: Law and Practice (Criminal Justice) [Hardcover]

Rolando B. Del Carmen
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (20 customer reviews)


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August 1994 0534215580 978-0534215583 3rd
Acquaints the reader with the various aspects of criminal procedure. Covers a variety of topics relevant to law enforcement work, from court systems to sentencing. DLC: Criminal procedure U.S.

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Rolando V. del Carmen is distinguished professor of criminal justice at the Criminal Justice Center, Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, Texas. He served as assistant dean and associate professor of a school of law in the Philippines, has held administrative and academic positions in the United States, and has taught at various universities. A prolific writer, Dr. del Carmen has published more than 10 books and numerous articles in several journals on law-related topics in criminal justice. His books include CRIMINAL PROCEDURE: LAW AND PRACTICE, Fourth Edition, CIVIL LIABILITIES OF LAW ENFORCEMENT PERSONNEL, TEXAS PROBATION LAW AND PRACTICE, AND POTENTIAL LIABILITIES OF PROBATION AND PAROLE OFFICERS. Traveling and lecturing extensively, Dr. del Carmen has served as a consultant to criminal justice agencies in a number of states and was appointed to a six-year term on the Texas Commission on Jail Standards. In 1986, he won the Faculty Excellence in Research Award at Sam Houston State University, the first such award ever given by the university. The Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences honored him with the 1990 Academy Fellow Award, and in 1996 he received the Bruce Smith Award, given annually by the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, for his contributions to the field of criminal justice education. Dr. del Carmen holds a B.A. and a bachelor of laws degree from the Philippines, a master of comparative law from Southern Methodist University, a master of laws from the University of California at Berkeley, and a doctor of science of law from the University of Illinois. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

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  • Series: Criminal Justice
  • Hardcover: 544 pages
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Pub Co; 3rd edition (August 1994)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0534215580
  • ISBN-13: 978-0534215583
  • Product Dimensions: 1 x 7.8 x 9.8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.9 pounds
  • Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (20 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #4,385,131 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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5 of 6 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Law Enforcement Basic Session Training November 27, 2000
Format:Hardcover
As the Training Program Assistant at the Calcasieu Parish Regional Law Enforcement Training Academy, I would like to express that this textbook is a wonderful addition to our facility during the cadet's fifty-two hour Criminal Procedure block of instruction. The attending cadet's have considered these textbooks as their bestfriend during their basic training sessions and have given high reviews. At this time we are currently looking into the possible purchase of the fourth or fifth edition of this textbook for our future basic sessions.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars ok January 12, 2013
By foggy
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did not care for the reading material of this book, it seemed one sided- required for Law Enf class school
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5.0 out of 5 stars Best CJ book! January 7, 2013
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Of all the criminal justice books I've read -and believe me, there have been more than I'd like to admit- this has gotta be one of the more entertaining, easy to follow, clear & concise ones! I'm actually disappointed that I had rented it & had to return it....would've loved to have kept it!
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5.0 out of 5 stars The book you will use for years. March 12, 2006
Format:Hardcover
This is the book that I go to when people ask me about criminal law procedure. The text is comprehensive from investigation and examination to execution of sentencing. If your CJ curriculum uses this book and you are debating on whether to buy it, buy it. I have an earlier version and although it may be dated, it would be in case law only. Because of the breadth of information compiled in this text, I used this book alone for a ton of my classes.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Strongly Recommended March 1, 2014
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I recommend this text book to all students and (or) individuals that have a high interest in Law Enforcement or any where in the Criminal Justice system. Amazon sold it at an unbeatable price and I initially received it earlier than I expected.
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4.0 out of 5 stars Informative February 21, 2014
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Book really help me with my course as well as giving information about the cases that we are working on.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent February 17, 2014
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Very very good condition. Basically seems like new. A hardcover book too, with an very very reasonable price. Great place.
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2.0 out of 5 stars not all that September 6, 2013
By honest
Format:Paperback|Verified Purchase
the descriptions of the book where with "some marks" holly cr*p i got all the marks.to many pages high lighted.the shippment was fast but the quality was not like described.
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4.0 out of 5 stars New Book
This book was packed in the perfect size box. It was perfectly priced and was new with minor surface scratches on top cover. Read more
Published 10 months ago by LJ A
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent Book
This book was in excellent used condition. The cover didn't have any visible wear. There weren't any marks on the pages. Overall great book.
Published 11 months ago by Debbie Callahan
3.0 out of 5 stars Criminal Justice
This was an interesting but very tough class. The distinction between each law is a very fine line and this is a great book to teach you that with the right instructor.
Published 13 months ago by Jl Asperstrand
5.0 out of 5 stars Good book...
Very informative and does a great job explaining things that a person just learning can comprehend. Would definitely buy something by this author again.
Published 15 months ago by Kim Owens
5.0 out of 5 stars Helpfull
This book is helpful and if very good at giving the basic understandings of the criminal procedure it is a must have for the legal feild
Published 18 months ago by Keegan McGowan
4.0 out of 5 stars Highly recommended.
Fast service. Item was as described and in stated condition. Company was friendly to deal with. Recommended alternative to high priced college bookstores.
Published on October 1, 2011 by Student
5.0 out of 5 stars Best choice
I purchased this book in lue of the edition that was currently being used in my class in the middle of the semester. It served me well. I have an A average in the course! Read more
Published on May 5, 2010 by Catrina Lassiter
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