Cengage Advantage Books: America's Courts and the Criminal Justice System / Edition 11

Cengage Advantage Books: America's Courts and the Criminal Justice System / Edition 11

by David W. Neubauer, Henry F. Fradella
     
 

ISBN-10: 128506223X

ISBN-13: 9781285062235

Pub. Date: 01/01/2013

Publisher: Cengage Learning

Open this book and step into America's court system! With Neubauer and Fradella's best seller, you will see for yourself what it is like to be a judge, a prosecutor, a defense attorney, and more. This fascinating and well-researched book gives you a realistic sense of being in the courthouse, enabling you to quickly gain an understanding of what it is like to work

Overview

Open this book and step into America's court system! With Neubauer and Fradella's best seller, you will see for yourself what it is like to be a judge, a prosecutor, a defense attorney, and more. This fascinating and well-researched book gives you a realistic sense of being in the courthouse, enabling you to quickly gain an understanding of what it is like to work in and be a part of the American criminal justice system. The book's approach, which focuses on the courthouse "players," makes it easy to understand each person's important role in bringing a case through the court process. Throughout the book, the authors highlight not only the pivotal role of the criminal courts but also the court's importance and impact on society as a whole.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781285062235
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/01/2013
Pages:
648
Product dimensions:
7.70(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

1. Courts, Crime, and Controversy. 2. Law and Crime. 3. Federal Courts. 4. State Courts. 5. The Dynamics of Courthouse Justice. 6. Prosecutors. 7. Defense Attorneys. 8. Judges. 9. Defendants and Victims. 10. From Arrest and Bail to Arraignment. 11. Disclosing and Suppressing Evidence. 12. Negotiated Justice and the Plea of Guilty. 13. Trials and Juries. 14. Sentencing Options. 15. Sentencing Decisions. 16. Appellate and Habeas Corpus Review. 17. Juvenile Courts.

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