Making Crime Pay: The Writer's Guide to Criminal Law, Evidence, and Procedure
Author: Andrea Campbell
Published: March 1, 2002 by Allworth Press
Category: Criminal law reference
A landmark book—the definitive reference—for researching your next crime-related work. Finally! criminal law's complicated idea & principles are explained in everyday language, allowing the reader a clear definition regardless of their educational background. Whether you are a writer of mysteries, crime novels, or screenplays this book is for you. • Presents an overview of the criminal justice system, beginning to end • Includes "Writer's Tips," "FYI's" and "Writer Jumpstarts" to aid creativity • Explains the historical background & evolution of law • Uses actual case stories to illustrate important ideas.