9780495553243

Essentials Of Criminal Justice

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  • ISBN13:

    9780495553243

  • ISBN10:

    0495553247

  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/11/2008
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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Summary

Master the ins and outs of the criminal justice system and succeed in your course with ESSENTIALS OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE, Sixth Edition! With its cutting-edge high-profile cases, detailed career information and resources, and current real-world examples, this text and its supporting resources will help you excel in this course and beyond.

Table of Contents

The Nature of Crime, Law, and Criminal Justice
Crime and Criminal Justice
The Nature of Crime and Victimization
Criminal Law: Substance and Procedure
Criminal Justice in the New Millennium: Terrorism, Homeland Security and Cyber Crime
The Police and Law Enforcement
Police in Society: History and Organization
The Police: Role and Function
Issues in Policing: Professional, Social, and Legal
Courts and Adjudication
Courts, Prosecution, and the Defense
Pretrial Procedures
The Criminal Trial
Punishment and Sentencing
Corrections and Alternative Sanctions
Community Sentences: Probation, Intermediate Sanctions, and Restorative Justice
Corrections: History, Institutions, and Populations
Prison Life: Living in and Leaving Prison
Juvenile Justice
The Juvenile Justice System
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