The Dictionary of Criminal Justice

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  • Edition: 7th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2010-10-05
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
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The Dictionary of Criminal Justice, Seventh Edition,brings together in one, easy-to-use guide more than 3,600 definitions from the many disciplines that compose the field of criminal justiceincluding U.S. and English common law, penology, psychology, law enforcement, political science, and business administration. The volume also features summaries of nearly 1,000 key U.S. Supreme Court rulings affecting criminal justice, an appendix of juried academic journals, and a new appendix compilation of websites in the field. Links to CRIMINAL JUSTICE websites are included. Visit www.mhhe.com/specialtopics for more information.

Table of Contents

The Dictionary of Criminal Justice
The Dictionary of Criminal Justice
Summaries of Supreme Court Cases Affecting Criminal Justice
U.S. Supreme Court Summaries-Table of Contents
First Amendment Issues
Freedom of Speech
Freedom of the Press
Obscenity and Related Issues
Freedom of Religion
Second Amendment Issues
Fourth Amendment Issues
Aerial Surveillance
Arrest and Booking
Border Searches
Car and Other Vehicle Searches
Closed Containers
Consent Searches
Plain View and Open Fields Doctrines
Wiretapping and Electronic Surveillance
Other Fourth Amendment Issues
Use of Force
Drug Testing
Trash Searches
Police Checkpoints
Knock and Announce
Emergency Assistance
Other Issues
Identification Procedures
Fifth Amendment Issues
Other Self-Incrimination Issues
Double Jeopardy
Sixth Amendment Issues
Right to Counsel
Grand and Petit Juries
Trial Juries
Grand Juries
Trial (See Section I B. Freedom of the Press for cases involving the First Amendment right to access to trials.)
Public Access to Trial
Plea Bargaining
Speedy Trial
Confrontation and Cross-Examination
Prosecutor's Misconduct
Role of Judge and Jury
Security in the Courtroom
Sentencing (non-death penalty)
Role of Jury
Sentencing Guidelines and Judicial Discretion
Recidivist Statutes
Other Sentencing Issues
Death Penalty
General Principles
Assistance of Counsel and Other Services
Jury Selection
Guilt Phase-Special Circumstances
Penalty Phase-Mitigating Circumstances
Federal Habeas Corpus
Retrials and Double Jeopardy
Due Process Issues
General Standards
Filing Additional Charges and Imposing Greater Sentences
Forfeiture Proceedings
Insanity and Competence to Stand Trial
Intoxication Defense
Liberty Interest in Private Conduct
Parole and Probation
Sexually Violent Predators
Other Issues
Equal Protection Issues (See Section VI B.1 Trial Juries for equal protection issues related to juries.)
Juvenile Court Proceedings
Rights of the Incarcerated
Use of Illegally Obtained Evidence
Exclusionary Rule
Fruit of the Poisonous Tree and Related Doctrines
Civil Rights Act And Constitutional Torts (See XII Right of the Incarcerated for Civil Rights Act cases involving inmates and prison conditions.)
Habeas Corpus In Federal Courts To Remedy Constitutional Wrongs
Other Constitutional Issues
Ex Post Facto Laws
Jurisdiction over the Military
Other Issues
Index of Cases
Doctoral Programs in Criminal Justice
Forensic Agencies and Organizations
Criminal Justice Web sites
Juried/Refereed Journals
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