Making Crime Pay: The Writer's Guide to Criminal Law, Evidence, and Procedure

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Allworth Press, 2002 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 296 pages
Making Crime Pay is an invaluable reference to criminal law, evidence, and procedure and the potential it holds for breathtaking plots and dramatic storytelling. Readers will learn in detail how criminal law has evolved historically, discover the differences between crimes and how they are judged in the eyes of the law, and understand law's mechanisms and loopholes from the first thought of a crime to the offender's arrest and trial.

About the author (2002)

Andrea Campbell has a degree in criminal justice and has studied under one of the leading experts in criminal profiling. A specialist in Forensic Science, she has taught countless crime and mystery writers to understand the patterns and motives of the criminal's mind and render them truthfully. A freelance writer and columnist, she has written more than seven nonfiction books, including Forensic Science: Evidence, Clues, and Investigation and Rights of the Accused. She is a popular guest on radio and television shows and a frequent speaker with the Romance Writers of America. She lives in Hot Springs Village, Arkansas.

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