Criminal Procedure: Theory and Practice presents a broad overview of criminal procedure as well as a detailed analysis of specific areas of the law that require specialized consideration. The second edition has been thoroughly revised to provide students with an updated, comprehensive text written in reader-friendly language to introduce them the field of criminal procedure. New to the Second Edition: Three new chapters have been added to address the following topics: Chapter 1 addresses the historical basis for the constitutional rights possessed by accused persons and places these rights in an historical matrix Chapter 2 explains how criminal courts are organized and provides an introduction to the constitutional criminal process Chapter 9 gives detailed coverage concerning the searches of abandoned property and open fields Learning Objectives at the beginning of each chapter provide instructors and students with a mental framework for teaching and learning the chapter material. Summary at the end of each chapter paraphrases the content for students' review. Review Exercises and Questions at the end of each chapter provide students with opportunities for testing their knowledge of the material. How Would You Decide? feature at the end of each chapter asks students to apply their new knowledge of the chapter material in order to determine the outcome of real-world legal cases. Updated cases have been embedded within the chapters to place them within the context of the related topics and serve as illustrative examples. Supplement package has been updated for the second edition and is available for download at the Prentice Hall Instructor Resource Center ( www.prenhall.com/irc ): Instructor's Manual with Test Bank (0131598198) TestGen electronic test generator (013159821X) PowerPoints (0131598201) Website at www.criminalprocedurebyingram.com has been updated for the second edition to keep students and instructors can remain on the cutting edge of important developments in the field of criminal procedure. The site will continue to be updated frequently as new cases are decided and as new interpretations develop. Instructors may choose to link directly to this companion web site with their individual webs sites and course syllabi.Ingram, Jefferson L. is the author of 'Criminal Procedure', published 2008 under ISBN 9780131352094 and ISBN 0131352091.