9780538738453

Cengage Advantage Books: Essentials of Criminal Justice

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  • ISBN13:

    9780538738453

  • ISBN10:

    0538738456

  • Edition: 7th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/1/2010
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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Summary

Master the ins and outs of the criminal justice system with ESSENTIALS OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE, Seventh Edition! With its cutting-edge high-profile cases, current research, detailed career information, and unique myth-busting theme, this bestseller equips you with a solid understanding of the modern CJ system.

Table of Contents

The Nature Of Crime, Law, And Criminal Justice
Crime and Criminal Justice
The Nature of Crime and Victimization
Criminal Law: Substance and Procedure
The Police And Law Enforcement
Police in Society: History and Organization
The Police: Role and Function
Issues in Policing: Professional, Social, and Legal
Courts And Adjudication
Courts, Prosecution, and the Defense
Trial Procedures
Punishment and Sentencing
Corrections And Alternative Sanctions
Community Sentences: Probation, Intermediate Sanctions, and Restorative Justice
Corrections: History, Institutions, and Populations
Prison Life: Living in and Leaving Prison
Contemporary Challenges Of The American Criminal Justice System
Juvenile Justice in the 21st Century
Crime and Justice in the New Millennium: Terrorism and Cyber Crime
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