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Connecticut Criminal Procedure

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Carl J. Schuman


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“Hands down the best book on the market dealing with criminal defense issues in Connecticut. The authors have compiled the essential case law and strategies that every lawyer in Connecticut who touches a criminal case should know.” - James O. Ruane, Esq., Incoming President of the Connecticut Criminal Defense Bar Association

Written by a talented, experienced, and diverse team of lawyers from the judiciary, academia, the offices of state and federal prosecutors, the office of the state public defender, and the private bar.  Follow the process from arrest to post-conviction motions, using the top best practices of Connecticut’s Criminal Bar. 

Only Connecticut Criminal Procedure Incorporates the Most Recent Developments in

  • Danger of eyewitness identifications
  • Restrictions existing on the search of the contents of cell phones
  • Post-conviction petitions for the discovery of DNA evidence
  • Standards for the admission of computer-generated evidence
  • The state death penalty


CONTRIBUTORS

ARRESTS AND IDENTIFICATIONS
Shelly R. Sadin, Dean, Quinnipiac University School of Law

CONFESSIONS AND STATEMENTS
Robert Spector, US Attorney's Office, New Haven Office

SEARCH AND SEIZURE
Stanley A. Twardy Jr.,  Day Pitney
Elizabeth Latif,  Day Pitney

GRAND JURY, ARRAIGNMENT, TRANSFERS FROM JUVENILE COURT, BAIL AND PROBABLE CAUSE HEARINGS
Michael A. Gailor, Executive Assistant State's Attorney

DOUBLE JEOPARDY,  PRE- ARREST DELAY, SPEEDY TRIAL, AND PROSECUTORIAL DISCRETION
Pat Tomasiewicz, Fazzano & Tomasiewicz

NOTICE, JOINDER AND SEVERANCE,LIMITATIONS, AND OTHER STATE LAW ISSUES
Harry Weller, Assistant State's Attorney

DISCOVERY AND DEPOSITIONS
Damon Kirschbaum, Law Firm, LLC

DISPOSITION WITHOUT TRIAL
Richard  R. Brown, Brown Paindiris & Scott

COMPETENCE OF THE DEFENDANT
Carl J. Schuman, Judge, Superior Court

RIGHT TO COUNSEL
John Danaher III, Judge, Superior Court

JURY RIGHT, SELECTION, AND MISCONDUCT
Barbara Bailey Jongbloed, Judge, Superior Court

FIFTH AND SIXTH AMENDMENT ISSUES AT TRIAL
Robert J. Enright, Retired partner, McGann, Bartlett & Brown, LLC

PRESENTING THE CASE AT TRIAL - PART I (OPENING STATEMENTS, WITNESSES, PRESENTATION OF EVIDENCE, COMMON RELEVANCY OBJECTIONS AND ISSUES OF ADMISSIBILITY, EXPERT TESTIMONY)
Robert M. Frost   Jr., Frost Bussert, LLC
Erica Barber, Frost Bussert, LLC

PRESENTING THE CASE AT TRIAL – PART II (JURY INSTRUCTIONS, CLOSING ARGUMENT, VERDICT / JUDGMENT)
Robert M. Frost  Jr., Frost Bussert
Erica Barber, Frost Bussert, LLC

SENTENCING
James Bergenn, Shipman & Goodwin

POST-CONVICTION MOTIONS AND PETITIONS
Conrad Ost Seifert, Seifert & Hogan

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  • Availability: Available
  • Brand: The Connecticut Law Tribune
  • Product Type: Books
  • Edition: 1
  • Page Count: 600
  • ISBN: 978-1-62881-278-7
  • Pub#/SKU#: QBKCP17
  • Pub Date: 02/21/2017

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  • Carl J. Schuman

About the Editor

            Judge Schuman was nominated to become a judge of the superior court by Governor John Rowland in December,1997. His assignments have included the G.A. criminal docket, the child protection session, civil and criminal jury trials, complex civil litigation,and habeas corpus matters. He is currently the presiding judge of the state tax and administrative appeals section in the New Britain Judicial District.

            Judge Schuman has authored approximately 400 written opinions. He is also the author of some 16 articles on constitutional law, criminal law, and various other legal subjects.


CONTRIBUTORS:

  • Shelly R. Sadin, Dean, Quinnipiac University School of Law
  • Robert Spector, US Attorney's Office, New Haven Office
  • Stanley A. Twardy Jr., Day Pitney
  • Elizabeth Latif, Day Pitney
  • Michael A. Gailor, Executive Assistant State's Attorney
  • Pat Tomasiewicz, Fazzano & Tomasiewicz
  • Harry Weller, Assistant State's Attorney
  • Damon Kirschbaum, Law Firm, LLC
  • Richard  R. Brown, Brown Paindiris & Scott
  • John Danaher III, Judge, Superior Court
  • Barbara Bailey Jongbloed, Judge, Superior Court
  • Robert J. Enright, Retired partner, McGann, Bartlett & Brown, LLC
  • Robert M. Frost Jr., Frost Bussert
  • Erica Barber, Frost Bussert, LLC
  • James Bergenn, Shipman & Goodwin
  • Conrad Ost Seifert, Seifert & Hogan

         




CHAPTER 1: ARRESTS AND IDENTIFICATIONS

  • Shelly R. Sadin, Dean, Quinnipiac University School of Law

 

CHAPTER 2: CONFESSIONS AND STATEMENTS

  • Robert Spector, US Attorney's Office, New Haven Office

 

CHAPTER 3: SEARCH AND SEIZURE

  • Stanley A. Twardy Jr.,  Day Pitney
  • Elizabeth Latif,  Day Pitney

 

CHAPTER 4: GRAND JURY, ARRAIGNMENT, TRANSFERS FROM JUVENILE COURT, BAIL AND PROBABLE CAUSE HEARINGS

  • Michael A. Gailor, Executive Assistant State's Attorney

 

Chapter 5: DOUBLE JEOPARDY,  PRE- ARREST DELAY, SPEEDY TRIAL, AND PROSECUTORIAL DISCRETION

  • Pat Tomasiewicz, Fazzano & Tomasiewicz

 

CHAPTER 6:  NOTICE, JOINDER AND SEVERANCE,LIMITATIONS, AND OTHER STATE LAW ISSUES

  • Harry Weller, Assistant State's Attorney

 

CHAPTER 7: DISCOVERY AND DEPOSITIONS

  • Damon Kirschbaum, Kirchbaum Law Firm, LLC

 

CHAPTER 8: DISPOSITION WITHOUT TRIAL

  • Richard  R. Brown, Brown Paindiris & Scott

 

CHAPTER 9: COMPETENCE OF THE DEFENDANT

  • Carl J. Schuman, Judge, Superior Court

CHAPTER 10: RIGHT TO COUNSEL

  • John Danaher III, Judge, Superior Court

 

CHAPTER 11: JURY RIGHT, SELECTION, AND MISCONDUCT

  • Barbara Bailey Jongbloed, Judge, Superior Court

 

CHAPTER 12: FIFTH AND SIXTH AMENDMENT ISSUES AT TRIAL

  • Robert J. Enright, Retired partner, McGann, Bartlett & Brown, LLC


CHAPTER 13: PRESENTING THE CASE AT TRIAL

(OPENING STATEMENTS, WITNESSES, PRESENTATION OF EVIDENCE, COMMON RELEVANCY OBJECTIONS AND ISSUES OF ADMISSIBILITY, EXPERT TESTIMONY)

  • Robert M. Frost   Jr., Frost Bussert, LLC
  • Erica Barber, Frost Bussert, LLC

 

CHAPTER 14: PRESENTING THE CASE AT TRIAL – PART II

(JURY INSTRUCTIONS, CLOSING ARGUMENT, VERDICT / JUDGMENT)

  • Robert M. Frost  Jr., Frost Bussert
  • Erica Barber, Frost Bussert, LLC

 

CHAPTER 15: SENTENCING

  • James Bergenn, Shipman & Goodwin

 

CHAPTER 16: POST-CONVICTION MOTIONS AND PETITIONS

  • Conrad Ost Seifert, Seifert & Hogan