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Now in its ninth edition, Criminal Justice Essentials provides a comprehensive yet accessible overview of the major areas of criminal justice systems, focusing primarily on U.S. systems. This new edition includes the latest social science research data, recent legal cases and appellate opinion, up-to-date federal and state statutes, state and Congressional bills, and current events. Sue Titus Reid is an expert in the field with extensive teaching experience in undergraduate, graduate, and law school courses.
Sue Titus Reid, J.D., Ph.D., is a Professor at the Reubin O'Donovan Askew School of Public Administration and Policy at Florida State University. An accomplished scholar in both the social sciences and the law, her books include Crime and Criminology, Thirteenth Edition (2012); and Criminal Law: The Essentials (2009).
Table of Contents
|About the Author||p. xxiii|
|Introduction To Criminal Justice Systems||p. 1|
|Criminal Justice: An Overview||p. 2|
|Crime, Offenders, and Victims||p. 30|
|Entry Into Criminal Justice Systems: Policing||p. 69|
|The Emergence and Structure of Police Systems||p. 70|
|Policing in a Modern Society||p. 104|
|Problems and Issues in Policing||p. 154|
|Processing A Criminal Case: Criminal Court Systems||p. 195|
|Criminal Court Systems||p. 196|
|Prosecution, Defense, and Pretrial Procedures||p. 226|
|Trial, Sentencing, and Appeal||p. 274|
|Confinement And Corrections||p. 319|
|The History and Structure of Confinement||p. 320|
|Life in Prison||p. 352|
|Community Corrections, Probation, and Parole||p. 400|
|Juvenile Justice: A Special Case||p. 447|
|Juvenile Justice Systems||p. 448|
|Amendments to the United States Constitution||p. 501|
|How to Read a Court Citation||p. 506|
|Case Index||p. 521|
|Name Index||p. 524|
|Subject Index||p. 528|
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