9780495187288

Gaines and Miller's Criminal Justice in Action

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  • ISBN13:

    9780495187288

  • ISBN10:

    0495187283

  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Study Guide
  • Copyright: 1/3/2006
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
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Summary

By David Struckhoff, Loyola University-Chicago. Thoroughly updated, the Study Guide includes the following elements to help students get the most out of their classroom experience: learning objectives, a chapter summary, key terms and concepts, and a self-test. The self-test consists of multiple choice, fill-in-the-blank, true/false, and essay questions.

Table of Contents

Criminal Justice Todayp. 1
Causes of Crimep. 19
Defining and Measuring Crimep. 37
Inside Criminal Lawp. 53
Law Enforcement Todayp. 71
Challenges to Effective Policingp. 91
Police and the Constitution: The Rules of Law Enforcementp. 111
Courts and the Quest for Justicep. 129
Pretrial Procedures: The Adversary System in Actionp. 147
The Criminal Trialp. 165
Punishment and Sentencingp. 185
Probation and Community Correctionsp. 201
Prisons and Jailsp. 219
Behind Bars: The Life of an Inmatep. 237
The Juvenile Justice Systemp. 255
The Ongoing War Against Illegal Drugsp. 273
Terrorism, Cyber Crime, and the Futurep. 291
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