Criminal Law and Procedure: A Courtroom Approach

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The SAGE edge site for Criminal Law and Procedure by Stephanie A. Jirard offers a robust online environment you can access anytime, anywhere, and features an impressive array of free tools and resources to keep you on the cutting edge of your learning experience.


Written by a former federal prosecutor and public defenderCriminal Law and Procedure: A Courtroom Approach introduces students to the essentials of criminal law and procedure by illuminating the legal issues justice professionals face before, during, and after a criminal trial. Through the examination of statutes, edited case excerpts, and recent constitutional interpretation of black letter law, the text bridges the gap between learning criminal procedure and applying criminal law.

Drawing from author Stephanie A. Jirard's vast experience in both the courtroom and the classroom, Criminal Law and Procedure gets students to think critically about real-world issues and practice applying the law in a just and meaningful way. Accessible and engaging, this text presents criminal law and procedure as an exciting opportunity to have a direct, positive impact on our communities and the criminal justice system. 


We gratefully acknowledge Stephanie A. Jirard for writing an excellent text and creating the materials on this site.