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The criminal law handbook: know your rights, survive the system
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Berkeley, California : Nolo, 2018.
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15th edition.
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642 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
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This book explains how the system works, why police, lawyers, and judges do what they do, and -- most important -- the options for suspects, defendants, and victims. It also provides critical information on working with a lawyer.

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English
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1413324703, 9781413324709

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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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This book explains how the system works, why police, lawyers, and judges do what they do, and -- most important -- the options for suspects, defendants, and victims. It also provides critical information on working with a lawyer.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Bergman, P., & Berman, S. J. (2018). The criminal law handbook: know your rights, survive the system. 15th edition. Berkeley, California: Nolo.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Bergman, Paul, 1943- and Sara J. Berman. 2018. The Criminal Law Handbook: Know Your Rights, Survive the System. Berkeley, California: Nolo.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Bergman, Paul, 1943- and Sara J. Berman, The Criminal Law Handbook: Know Your Rights, Survive the System. Berkeley, California: Nolo, 2018.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Bergman, Paul, and Sara J. Berman. The Criminal Law Handbook: Know Your Rights, Survive the System. 15th edition. Berkeley, California: Nolo, 2018. Print.

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