Case Preparation for Investigators (2019)
Case Preparation for Investigators, by Melissa Hightower, retired Chief Investigator for the Williamson County Attorney’s Office, and Diane Beckham, TDCAA Senior Staff Counsel, takes investigators and prosecutors through the steps of preparing a case for trial. From investigation through presenting evidence at trial, Case Preparation is a must-have resource for anyone who works on preparing a criminal case for trial. The book contains sample forms on a CD (including sample oaths, subpoenas, pen packet requests, HIPAA requests, bench warrants, and more). Its six chapters include an overview, digital resources, getting evidence, government resources, evidence at trial, and trial preparation.