Cengage Advantage Books: Criminal Justice in Action / Edition 6

Cengage Advantage Books: Criminal Justice in Action / Edition 6

by Larry K. Gaines, Larry Gaines
     
 


With gripping photos, an engaging magazine-like format, and riveting examples straight from today's headlines, CRIMINAL JUSTICE IN ACTION: THE CORE, 7th puts you in the center of the action. Providing just the right depth of coverage, this succinct book uses vivid cases and current events to demonstrate the core principles of the American justice system at… See more details below

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With gripping photos, an engaging magazine-like format, and riveting examples straight from today's headlines, CRIMINAL JUSTICE IN ACTION: THE CORE, 7th puts you in the center of the action. Providing just the right depth of coverage, this succinct book uses vivid cases and current events to demonstrate the core principles of the American justice system at work.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780495811039
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/01/2010
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
720
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.90(h) x 1.00(d)

Meet the Author


Larry Gaines is chair of his department and a longtime, well-known figure in the field, both as an educator and in law enforcement. Highly respected and well-liked in the discipline, he is also a former law enforcement officer whose experience has resulted in a book with powerful "cop appeal."

Roger LeRoy Miller has served on the faculty of several universities, including the University of Washington, Clemson University, and the University of Miami School of Law, where he taught intellectual property law, entertainment law, and other subjects. Widely published, his work has appeared in the Insurance Counsel Journal, Defense Research, California Trial Lawyers Journal, Antitrust Bulletin, Wisconsin Law Review, and Connecticut Law Review. He has authored or co-authored numerous textbooks, including BUSINESS LAW: TEXT & CASES: LEGAL, ETHICAL, GLOBAL, AND CORPORATE ENVIRONMENT; THE LEGAL ENVIRONMENT: TEXT & CASES: ETHICAL, REGULATORY, GLOBAL, AND CORPORATE ISSUES; BUSINESS LAW TODAY; and THE LEGAL ENVIRONMENT TODAY. He completed his studies at the University of California at Berkeley and University of Chicago.

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Table of Contents


1. Criminal Justice Today. 2. Causes of Crime. 3. Inside Criminal Law. 4. Law Enforcement Today. 5. Challenges to Effective Policing. 6. Police and the Constitution. 7. Courts and the Quest for Justice. 8. The Criminal Trial. 9. Punishment and Sentencing. 10. Probation and Community Corrections. 11. Prisons and Jails. 12. Behind Bars: The Life of an Inmate. 13. The Juvenile Justice System. 14. Today's Challenges in Criminal Justice.

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