Criminal Procedure provides a comprehensive and concise summary of Virginia criminal procedure, taking you step by step through the state's criminal process, from stop-and-frisk and arrest through pretrial motions, discovery, trial, sentencing, and appeal. This publication offers guidance to both new and experienced criminal law practitioners, and analyzes the issues and rules concerning: The defendant's rights under both the U.S. and Virginia constitutions; arrest, search, and seizure; confessions, identification procedures, right to counsel, and self-incrimination; electronic eavesdropping, application of the exclusionary rule, and other evidentiary issues; pretrial motions, trial practice, sentencing, and judicial review; as well as a table of laws and rules, a table of cases, an index, and fully integrated text allows for easier, faster research.

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