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North Carolina Defender Manual, Volume Two, Trial, Second Edition

Thursday, April 12, 2012
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Volume 1, Pretrial, Second Edition (2013) , which focuses primarily on criminal procedure at the pretrial stage, is also available.

Volume Two of the North Carolina Defender Manual is a resource for public defenders and appointed counsel who represent poor people accused of crimes. The book focuses primarily on criminal procedure at the trial stage. Fifteen chapters cover a variety of topics, such as personal rights of the defendant, selection of the jury, opening and closing arguments, witness examination, and appeals, post-conviction litigation, and writs.


Publication date: 
Thursday, April 12, 2012
Julie Ramseur Lewis
John Rubin
Page count: 
Public Officials - Courts and Judicial Administration Roles
Topics - Courts and Judicial Administration