CJ2 (with Criminal Justice CourseMate with eBook Printed Access Card) / Edition 2

CJ2 (with Criminal Justice CourseMate with eBook Printed Access Card) / Edition 2

by Larry K. Gaines
     
 


Designed for, and in partnership with, today's learners, CJ2 was developed to offer you a shorter, more affordable book…that you will actually WANT to read. The concise, magazine-style format includes all of the key concepts you'll need to learn and a full suite of study tools to accommodate your busy lifestyle--including videos, games, chapter-by-chapter… See more details below

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Designed for, and in partnership with, today's learners, CJ2 was developed to offer you a shorter, more affordable book…that you will actually WANT to read. The concise, magazine-style format includes all of the key concepts you'll need to learn and a full suite of study tools to accommodate your busy lifestyle--including videos, games, chapter-by-chapter study cards, self-quizzes, downloadable flash cards, and more.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781111840877
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/01/2012
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
400
Sales rank:
718,679
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.50(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


Part 1: THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM. 1. Criminal Justice Today. 2. Causes of Crime. 3. Defining and Measuring Crime. 4. Inside Criminal Law. Part 2: THE POLICE AND LAW ENFORCEMENT. 5. Law Enforcement Today. 6. Challenges to Effective Policing. 7. Police and the Constitution: The Rules of Law Enforcement. Part 3: CRIMINAL COURTS. 8. Courts and the Quest for Justice. 9. Pretrial Procedures: The Adversary System in Action. 10. The Criminal Trial. 11. Punishment and Sentencing. Part 4: CORRECTIONS. 12. Probation and Community Corrections. 13. Prisons and Jails. 14. Behind Bars: The Life of an Inmate. Part 5: SPECIAL ISSUES. 15. The Juvenile Justice System. 16. Homeland Security. 17. Cyber Crime and the Immediate Future of Criminal Justice.

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