An introductory law studies or criminal justice textbook with primary emphasis upon an Indiana triple murder trial in which the death sentence was requested. The author was the trial judge. The book also contains such topics as sources of law, constitutional development, state and federal courts, criminal and juvenile law and procedure, and an introductiion to civil, probate, domestic relations, labor and administrative law. Actual Indiana statutes are included to facilitate and teach research. Problems, Questions, and a Test Bank, all with answers, are included.