How to try a murder case : pretrial and trial guidelines for prosecution and defense /

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Wims, Michael D
Other Authors: Rubin, Jack B, Ambrose, Charles
Format: Book
Published: Chicago : Section of Criminal Justice, American Bar Association, 2011
Edition:1st ed
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Table of Contents:
  • I know criminal law, so how is a murder case any different?
  • Early involvement: the prosecution
  • The investigation
  • The crime scene
  • The arrest
  • Post-arrest interrogations
  • Offenses, charges, pleadings, and defenses
  • Dealing with the media
  • Discovery
  • Negotiations
  • Mental defenses and mental health issues
  • Pretrial matters
  • Jury de-selection
  • Opening statements
  • Trial presentation
  • Closing arguments
  • Sentencing
  • Practice points