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Criminal Justice : A Brief Introduction,9780137145539

Criminal Justice : A Brief Introduction

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9780137145539

ISBN10:
0137145535
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Paperback
Pub. Date:
1/1/2010
Publisher(s):
Prentice Hall
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The first and BEST-SELLING brief introduction to criminal justice text,Criminal Justice: A Brief Introduction 8econtinues to offer instructors and students a trusted, authoritative and impeccably researched introduction to the criminal justice system in America. Now with a CJ careers feature and learning objectives aligned with end-of-chapter questions, the book provides both a streamlined and up-to-date look at this ever-evolving field. Known for its unifying theme, its unmatched timeliness and its coverage of the newest criminal justice trends and technology, this book has become THE standard by which all other brief texts are judged.

Table of Contents

Crime In America
What is Criminal Justice?
The Crime Picture
Criminal Law
Policing
Policing: Purpose and Organization
Policing: Legal Aspects
Policing: Issues and Challenges
Adjudication
The Courts
The Courtroom Work Group and the Criminal Trial
Sentencing
Corrections
Probation, Parole, and Community Corrections
Prisons and Jails
Prison Life
The Juvenile Justice System
Juvenile Justice
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