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Criminal Law And Procedure: An Overview, 3rd Edition, Ronald J. Bacigal Jan 2009

Criminal Law And Procedure: An Overview, 3rd Edition, Ronald J. Bacigal

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Criminal Law and Procedure: An Overview, third edition, covers the essentials of both substantive criminal law and criminal procedure. Covering both subjects makes this book suitable for a single course designed to provide an overview of the entire criminal justice system, or it can be used in separate courses covering substantive and procedural law. The first part defines criminal responsibility and addresses the major felonies recognized in most, if not all jurisdictions. The second half covers the procedural aspects of the entire criminal justice system from arrest to appeal and habeas corpus. Particular emphasis is placed on the fourth, fifth ...


Did The Court Kill The Treason Charge?: Reassessing Cramer V. United States And Its Significance, Paul T. Crane Jan 2009

Did The Court Kill The Treason Charge?: Reassessing Cramer V. United States And Its Significance, Paul T. Crane

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This Article has two main objectives. First, I will analyze the Court's decision in Cramer v. United States. Based on internal court documents, such as draft opinions and private memoranda, it is clear that the Justices had more on their minds than the specific legal question at hand. Second, I will reassess the relationship between Cramer and the lack of treason charges after 1954 and offer an explanation for the disappearance of treason prosecutions until the indictment of Gadahn in 2006. Specifically, I will highlight the significance of a traditionally underappreciated portion of the Cramer decision: the Court's ...