Briefs of Leading Cases in Law Enforcement: Edition 9

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Briefs of Leading Cases in Law Enforcement, Ninth Edition, offers extensive updates on the leading Supreme Court cases impacting law enforcement in the United States, creating a must-have reference for police officers to stay up-to-date and have a strong understanding of the law and their function within it. All cases are briefed in a common format to allow for comparisons among cases and include facts, relevant issues, and the Court’s decision and reasoning. The significance of each case is also explained, making clear its impact on citizens and law enforcement. The book provides students and practitioners with historical and social context for their role in criminal justice and the legal guidelines that should be followed in day-to-day policing activities.

Two new chapters have been added on Searches by Dogs (featuring United States v. Place, Illinois v. Caballes, Florida v. Harris, and Florida v. Jardines) and Computer/Cell Phone Searches (featuring Riley v. California).

Additional new cases include:

• In Chapter 4, covering Arrests and Other Seizures of Persons: Bailey v. United States

• In Chapter 5, covering Seizures of Things: Missouri v. McNeely and Maryland v. King

• In Chapter 6, covering Searches in General: Kentucky v. King

• In Chapter 8, covering Searches With Consent: Fernandez v. California

• In Chapter 9, covering Vehicle Stops and Searches: Navarette v. California

• In Chapter 12, covering Electronic Surveillance: United States v. Jones

• In Chapter 16, covering, Use of Force: Plumhoff v. Rickard

• In Chapter 17, covering Confessions and Admissions: Cases Affirming Miranda: J.D.B v. North Carolina

• In Chapter 18, covering Confessions and Admissions: Cases Weakening Miranda: Salinas v. Texas

• In Chapter 23, covering Legal Liabilities: Messerschmidt v. Millender

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About the author

Rolando V. del Carmen retired in May 2011 as Distinguished Professor of Criminal Justice (Law) in the College of Criminal Justice, Sam Houston State University. He has authored numerous books and articles in various areas of law related to criminal justice. He has won all three major awards given by the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, and has taught numerous graduate and undergraduate classes in law and has been a mentor and friend to many of his students.

Jeffery T. Walker is Professor and Chair in the Department of Justice Sciences at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. He was formerly at the University of Arkansas, Little Rock, where he served as Professor of Criminal Justice and Criminology and Chair of the Department of Criminal Justice. Walker has written 10 books and more than 70 journal articles and book chapters. He has obtained more than $9 million in grants from the Department of Justice, National Institute of Drug Abuse, and others. He is a past President of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences. Editorial experience includes service as Editor of the Journal of Criminal Justice Education, and Journal of Critical Criminology. Walker also served as a Special Agent with the Air Force Office of Special Investigations (AFOSI), conducting major felony crime investigations. Walker received his B.S. in Personnel Management and Computer Science from the University of Arkansas in 1984, and his M.A. in Criminal Justice from the University of Arkansas, Little Rock, in 1988. He completed his Ph.D. in Criminal Justice from Sam Houston State University in 1992.

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Publisher
Routledge
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Published on
Dec 22, 2015
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Pages
302
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ISBN
9781317203100
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Language
English
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Genres
Law / Constitutional
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