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Published: 12 May 2011

448 Pages


ISBN: 9780195369243

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Constitutional Exclusion

The Rules, Rights, and Remedies that Strike the Balance Between Freedom and Order

James J. Tomkovicz

  • Discusses, analyzes, and contrasts all seven constitutional bases for excluding evidence from criminal trials
  • Traces the historical origins and evolution of the various exclusion doctrines
  • Explores and explains the different rationales and justifications for each of the constitutional exclusionary rules
  • Provides detailed explanations of the operation of the rules, describing both the presumptive scope of and the limitations upon each rule
  • Addresses issues that have been resolved and highlights questions that have not yet been settled

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