America's Courts and the Criminal Justice System / Edition 11 by David W. Neubauer, Henry F. Fradella | | 9781285061948 | Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
America's Courts and the Criminal Justice System / Edition 11

America's Courts and the Criminal Justice System / Edition 11

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by David W. Neubauer, Henry F. Fradella
     
 

ISBN-10: 1285061942

ISBN-13: 9781285061948

Pub. Date: 01/01/2013

Publisher: Cengage Learning

By far the best-selling text in this market, AMERICA'S COURTS focuses on the dynamics of the court by introducing the concept of the "courtroom work group" and the relationship between the three main-actors judge, prosecutor, and defense attorney-thus illustrating the law in action, not just dry theory and facts. Neubauer also uses myriad pedagogical devices which

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By far the best-selling text in this market, AMERICA'S COURTS focuses on the dynamics of the court by introducing the concept of the "courtroom work group" and the relationship between the three main-actors judge, prosecutor, and defense attorney-thus illustrating the law in action, not just dry theory and facts. Neubauer also uses myriad pedagogical devices which bring the court process to life for students. This text has become a leader because of its comprehensiveness, its focus on dynamics of the process, and its pedagogical features. This new edition is a radical revision, with many new topics, features, and supplements.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781285061948
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/01/2013
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
648
Sales rank:
113,554
Product dimensions:
8.00(w) x 10.10(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

1. Courts, Crime, and Controversy. PART I. THE LEGAL SYSTEM. 2. Law and Crime. 3. Federal Courts. 4. State Courts. PART II: LEGAL ACTORS. 5. The Dynamics of Courthouse Justice. 6. Prosecutors. 7. Defense Attorneys. 8. Judges. 9. Defendants and Victims. PART III: PROCESSING THE ACCUSED. 10. Arrest to Arraignment. 11. Bail. 12. Disclosing and Suppressing Evidence. 13. Negotiated Justice and the Plea of Guilty. 14. Trials and Juries. PART IV: SENTENCING THE GUILTY. 15. Sentencing Options. 16. Sentencing Decisions. PART V. SPECIALIZED COURTS. 17. Appellate Courts. 18. The Lower Courts. 19. Juvenile Courts. EPILOGUE. GLOSSARY. TABLE OF CASES. INDEX.

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