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CONSTITUTIONAL LAW FOR POLICE, 2D ED (WITH 1973 SUPPLEMENT)

NCJ Number
13527
Author(s)
J C KLOTTER; J R KANOVITZ
Date Published
1973
Length
876 pages
Annotation
BOOK DESIGNED TO INSTRUCT AND GUIDE LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS IN THE PROCESS OF CONSTITUTIONAL ADJUDICATION THROUGH THE SYNTHESIS OF CONSTITUTIONAL DECISIONS CURRENT THROUGH 1973.
Abstract
PART I OF THE BOOK DEALS WITH THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE CONSTITUTION AND DISCUSSES THE SUBSTANTIVE CONTENT OF THE FIRST EIGHT AMENDMENTS AND CORRESPONDING STATE PROVISIONS, WITH EMPHASIS ON RECENT COURT INTERPRETATIONS AND TRENDS. IN PART II, LEADING DECISIONS HANDED DOWN BY THE SUPREME COURT ARE ANALYZED TO PROVIDE INSTRUCTION IN THE PROCESS AS WELL AS THE CONTENT OF THE LAW.