Recommended Titles and Treatises

How to try a murder case : pretrial and trial guidelines for prosecution and defense

by Michael Wims. American Bar Association. 2011.
361 pages.

The authors posit that that a murder case is a very distinct type of criminal case. Even a seasoned criminal lawyer or prosecutor has a lot to learn to prepare for a murder trial. This book is geared to supply that specific knowledge. The chapters are presented as they would unfold in a typical murder case from the initial investigation through pretrial and jury trial. The development of a case is examined from the prosecution and defense perspective. Particular attention is given to mental health issues that often involved in a murder case.

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