9780495094753

Criminal Justice in Action The Core

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  • ISBN13:

    9780495094753

  • ISBN10:

    0495094757

  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/5/2007
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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Summary

The Fourth Edition of CRIMINAL JUSTICE IN ACTION: THE CORE does, indeed, place you in the center of the action! You'll learn about the field's latest developments right out of today's news. You'll explore vivid real-life applications that clarify key criminal justice concepts. And you'll read about the many exciting new career opportunities that the field now offers. Every chapter in this book is a multimedia-linked study center, helping you to excel in the course.

Table of Contents

Criminal Justice Today
Causes of Crime
Defining and Measuring Crime
Inside Criminal Law
Law Enforcement Today
Challenges to Effective Policing
Police and the Constitution: The Rules of Law Enforcement
Courts and the Quest for Justice
Pretrial Procedures and the Criminal Trial
Punishment and Sentencing
Probation and Community Corrections
Prisons and Jails
Behind Bars: The Life of an Inmate
The Juvenile Justice System
Terrorism, Cyber Crime, and the Future
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