Criminal Law Handbook, The: Know Your Rights, Survive the System Seventeenth Edition

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ISBN-13: 978-1413329391
ISBN-10: 141332939X
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"An excellent and balanced guide to the state court criminal justice process..." Library Journal

"This easy-to-understand book contains everything you need to know about criminal law." Roger Cossack, Legal Analyst

"A well written, helpful guide for laypersons interested in their legal rights--straightforward, non-intimidating and informative." Laurie Levenson, Associate Dean, Loyola School of Law

About the Author

Paul Bergman is a Professor of Law at the UCLA School of Law and a recipient of two University Distinguished Teaching Awards. His books include Nolo’s Deposition Handbook (with Moore, Nolo); Reel Justice: The Courtroom Goes to the Movies (with Asimow, Andrews McMeel); Trial Advocacy: Inferences, Arguments, Techniques (with Moore and Binder, West Publishing Co.) Trial Advocacy in a Nutshell (West Publishing Co.); Represent Yourself in Court: How to Prepare & Try a Winning Case (with Berman, Nolo); Depositions in a Nutshell (with Moore, Binder, and Light, West Publishing Co.); Lawyers as Counselors: A Client-Centered Approach (with Binder, Tremblay, and Weinstein, West Publishing Co); Evidence Law and Practice (with Friedland and Benham); Cracking the Case Method (with Goodman and Holm, West Academic Publishing); Evidence Law and Practice (with Friedland and Benham, Carolina Academic Press); and You Matter: Ten Spiritual Commitments for a Richer and More Meaningful Life (with Rabbi Mark Borovitz, AuthorHouse). Paul has also published numerous articles in law journals. And, using clips from law-related films, he regularly gives presentations to lawyers, judges, and community groups.

Sara Berman is a graduate of the UCLA School of Law. Sara currently serves as the Director of Academic and Bar Success Programs for the AccessLex Center for Legal Education Excellence. She has served for decades in faculty and administrative leadership roles in law schools in California and Florida, and is the author of numerous articles and books, including Pass the Bar Exam: A Practical Guide to Achieving Academic & Professional Goals and Bar Exam MPT Preparation & Experiential Learning For Law Students: Interactive Performance Test Training, both published by the American Bar Association. Sara is also the co-author along with Paul Bergman of Nolo’s Represent Yourself in Court: How to Prepare and Try a Winning Civil Case.


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Product details

  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ NOLO; Seventeenth edition (January 25, 2022)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • Paperback ‏ : ‎ 648 pages
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 141332939X
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-1413329391
  • Item Weight ‏ : ‎ 1.5 pounds
  • Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 7 x 1.5 x 9 inches
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