This comprehensive textbook covers court structure, courtroom actors, and the trial and appeal process. In addition, it also covers related areas often not covered, or inadequately covered, in many courts textbooks. These include judicial decision-making, specialized courts, and comparative court systems.Other actors in the criminal court system also benefit from plea bargaining. Defense attorneys, including public defenders, have high caseloads and limited resources and, like prosecutors, are concerned about disposing of cases quickly andanbsp;...
|Author||:||Craig Hemmens, David C. Brody, Cassia Spohn|
|Publisher||:||SAGE - 2009-11-05|