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Vivid, visual, current, and featuring the latest information on CJ careers--every chapter of this book is a multimedia-linked information center! This best-selling book offers readers a clear and practical overview of the criminal justice system by combining cutting-edge research with accessible discussions of theory and up-to-the-minute examples of policy and application from today's news. Gaines and Miller take an applied approach that is evident in their coverage of contemporary topics, such as cyber crime and terrorism, their concentration on careers, and their expansive integration of technology throughout.
Table of Contents
|The Criminal Justice System|
|Criminal Justice Today|
|Causes of Crime|
|Defining and Measuring Crime|
|Inside Criminal Law|
|The Police And Law Enforcement|
|Law Enforcement Today|
|Challenges to Effective Policing|
|Police and the Constitution: The Rules of Law Enforcement|
|Courts and the Quest for Justice|
|Pretrial Procedures: The Adversary System in Action|
|The Criminal Trial|
|Punishment and Sentencing|
|Probation and Community Corrections|
|Prisons and Jails|
|Behind Bars: The Life of an Inmate|
|The Juvenile Justice System|
|Cyber Crime and the Immediate Future of Criminal Justice|
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