9780495095309

Criminal Justice in America

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  • ISBN13:

    9780495095309

  • ISBN10:

    0495095303

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

With Cole and Smith's CRIMINAL JUSTICE IN AMERICA, Fifth Edition, you'll experience the field in real and exciting ways, AND excel in this course with the book's many effective study tools. You'll learn about the field's many new career opportunities. You'll read the true stories of offenders and their experiences within the system. You'll learn about the crucial role that public policy plays in understanding the workings of the criminal justice system. And you'll be exposed to the hot issues that are changing the face of criminal justice.

Table of Contents

Crime and the Criminal Justice System
The Criminal Justice System
Crime and Justice in America
Criminal Justice and the Rule of Law
Police
Police
Police Officers and Law Enforcement Operations
Policing: Contemporary Issues and Challenges
Police and Constitutional Law
Courts
Courts and Adjudication
Pretrial Procedures, Plea Bargaining, and the Criminal Trial
Punishment and Sentencing
Corrections
Corrections
Community Corrections: Probation and Intermediate Sanctions
Incarceration and Prison Society
Reentry into the Community
The Juvenile Justice System
Juvenile Justice
Appendix: Constitution of the United States: Criminal Justice Amendments
References
Glossary
Name Index
Subject Index
Photo Credits
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