- Briefs of cases include capsule, facts, issue, holding, reason and case significance.
- Includes list of "Top Ten" Most Important Cases in Day-to-Day Policing
Briefs of Leading Cases in Law Enforcement, Eighth Edition, provides a compilation of case briefs that are relevant to law enforcement officials. These cases deal with probable cause; the exclusionary rule; stop and frisk; arrest and other seizures of persons; seizures of things; searches in general; searches after arrest; searches with consent; vehicle stops and searches; searches of people in vehicles; and roadblocks. The book also covers electronic surveillance; plain view and open field searches; lineups and other pretrial identification procedures; use of force; confessions and admissions; interrogation for Miranda purposes; right to counsel related to policing; entrapment; and legal liabilities. This edition also includes a list of the top 10 cases influencing day-to-day policing in the United States. All the cases provided were decided by the Supreme Court by March 15, 2011.
Students and beginning professionals in the criminal justice field.