Jay Shapiro, Esq.
White and Williams LLP, New York, NY
Lawrence N. Gray, Esq.
Former Special Assistant Attorney General, NY
• Be able to represent, with confidence, clients charged with violations, misdemeanors or felonies; and, even if skilled in the field, benefit from the practice guides prepared by leading practitioners and an experienced judge
• Know how to handle the initial steps of a criminal case for your client, even if the case is eventually referred to a criminal practitioner
Covering the offenses and crimes that the general practitioner is most likely to encounter, this practice guide addresses pretrial motions, motions to suppress evidence of an identification, motions to suppress physical evidence, pretrial issues, special problems in narcotics cases, and more.
Even if you never handle criminal cases, a current client involved in a criminal matter may well contact you first. Even if you ultimately refer the case to a criminal law specialist, the way you handle the matter initially will leave a lasting impression on your client.
Criminal Law and Practice provides an excellent text of first reference for general practitioners as well as defense attorneys. With its many useful forms and charts, this book will be an invaluable part of your library.
Criminal Law and Practice has undergone a thorough review to ensure that case law and statutory cites remain good law. Recent case law has been added throughout.
This practice guide also includes a set of Downloadable Forms. The 2018-2019 release is current through the 2018 legislative session.