Criminal Justice in Action The Core (with Careers in Criminal Justice 3.0 CD-ROM and InfoTrac)

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  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2005-01-03
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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1. Criminal Justice Today. 2. Causes of Crime. 3. Defining and Measuring Crime. 4. Police: Agents of Law and Order. 5. Law Enforcement today. 6. Police and the Rule of Law. 7. Challenges to Effective Policing. 8. Courts and the Quest for Justice. 9. Pretrial Procedures and the Criminal Trial. 10. Punishment and Sentencing. 11. Probation and Community Corrections. 12. Prisons and Jails. 13. Behind Bars: The Life of an Inmate. 14. The Juvenile Justice System. 15. Terrorism, Cyber Crime, and the Future. Appendix A: You Be the Judge: The Courts' Actual Decisions. Appendix B: Table of Cases. Glossary. Index.

Table of Contents

Criminal Justice Today
Causes of Crime
Defining and Measuring Crime
Inside Criminal Law
Law Enforcement Today
Challenges to Effective Policing
Police and the Constitution: The Rules of Law Enforcement
Courts and the Quest for Justice
Pretrial Procedures and the Criminal Trial
Punishment and Sentencing
Probation and Community Corrections
Prisons and Jails
Behind Bars: The Life of an Inmate
The Juvenile Justice System
Terrorism, Cyber Crime, and the Future
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