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About the Book

Cases on Criminal Procedure 2013-2014

Robert M. Bloom, Boston College

2013.  1,054 pages.  ISBN: 978-1-4548-1068-1.

With Teacherís Manual.

About the Book

This thoughtful, carefully organized casebook offers a thorough grounding in the constitutional underpinnings of police practice, including responses to volatile social challenges such as the war on drugs, terrorism, and the advent of modern technology. Cases on Criminal Procedure:
2013-2014 provides an historical perspective on the Supreme Courtís changing approaches to issues from the Warren Court through the Burger, Rehnquist, and Roberts Courts. A broad and deep case selection gives instructors maximum flexibility in structuring their courses and supplementing student reading. Succinct, accessible introductions show the significance of the topics and issues, and selected readings explore current thinking on each. Full voting histories are provided for each case, as are texts of the relevant Constitutional Amendments and Chart of Supreme Court Justices from 1930 to the present.

The 2013-2014 Edition is completely updated with new cases: Florence v. Burlington, Arizona v. United States, Messerschmidt v. Millender, United States v. Jones, Howes v. Field, J.D.B. v. North Carolina, Perry v. New Hampshire, and Davis v. North Carolina.
 
Cases decided after 2012 can be found in the Professor Materials section of this site:
  • Bailey v. United States
  • Florida v. Harris
  • Florida v. Jardines

Hallmark features of Cases on Criminal Procedure:

  • thoughtful, carefully organized casebook 
  • thorough grounding in the constitutional underpinnings of police practice 
  • includes responses to volatile social challenges 
  • the war on drugs
  • terrorism 
  • modern technology
  • provides an historical perspective on the Supreme Courtís changing approaches to issues from the Warren Court through the Burger, Rehnquist, and Roberts Courts
  • broad and deep case selection 
  • provides instructors with maximum flexibility in structuring courses
  • supplements studentsí reading
  • succinct, accessible introductions show the significance of topics and issues and readings explore current thinking on each
  • full voting histories provided for each case
  • includes texts of the relevant Constitutional Amendments and Chart of Supreme Court Justices from 1930 to the present
Thoroughly updated, the 2013-2014 Edition presents new cases throughout:

  • Florence v. Burlington 
  • Arizona v. United States 
  • Messerschmidt v. Millender 
  • United States v. Jones 
  • Howes v. Field
  • J.D.B. v. North Carolina
  • Perry v. New Hampshire
  • Davis v. North Carolina

Cases decided after 2012 in the Professor Materials section of this site:

  • Bailey v. United States
  • Florida v. Harris
  • Florida v. Jardines