Overview of Major Topics Covered:
Introduction: Study Points; Retroactivity Doctrine; Harmless Error Doctrine; Fourth Amendment Overview; “Persons, Houses, Paper, Effects”; What Is a Search?; What Is a Seizure?; Probable Cause Search Warrants; Arrest Warrants; Warrant Exceptions; Exigency; Search Incident to Lawful Arrest; Cars and Containers Therein; Inventory Searches; Plain View; Consent; Terry v. Ohio Doctrine; Terry Is Extended; Check Points and Other Governmental Needs; Standing; Exclusionary Rule; Exam-Taking Hints; Entrapment; Police Interrogations; Due Process Clause; Privilege Against Self-Incrimination; Miranda v. Arizona; Holding; Custodial Interrogation; Waiver; Exception to Miranda; Exclusionary Rule; Exam-Taking; Discussion of Miranda; Police Interrogation: Sixth Amendment Right to Counsel; Lineups and Other Identification Procedure; Right to Counsel at Trial
About the Professor:
Joshua Dressler is the Edwin M. Cooperman Designated Professor of Law at Ohio State University College of Law. He has taught Criminal Law and Criminal Procedure for over 30 years, receiving “Best Professor” awards for teaching at various law schools. Dressler has also taught as a regular or visiting member of the faculties at U.C.L.A., University of California at Davis, University of Michigan, Wayne State, University of Iowa, Hamline University, University of British Columbia, and McGeorge School of Law. He is an internationally recognized scholar, author of widely adopted casebooks in the fields of criminal law and procedure, and is the author of student-popular treatises in both criminal law and criminal procedure.