Criminal Justice in Action: The Core / Edition 7

Criminal Justice in Action: The Core / Edition 7

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by Larry K. Gaines, Roger LeRoy Miller
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1285069153

ISBN-13: 9781285069159

Pub. Date: 01/01/2013

Publisher: Cengage Learning

With gripping photos, an engaging magazine-like format, and riveting examples straight from today's headlines, CRIMINAL JUSTICE IN ACTION: THE CORE, 9th Edition puts you right in the center of the action. Providing just the right depth of coverage, this succinct text uses vivid cases and current events to demonstrate the core principles of the American justice

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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, 9th Edition puts you right in the center of the action. Providing just the right depth of coverage, this succinct text uses vivid cases and current events to demonstrate the core principles of the American justice system at work. It reflects the latest trends, practices, and developments in the field. Integrated learning objectives guide your study efforts, self-assessment tools allow you to check your understanding, and practical coverage of careers illustrates the many opportunities available to you in today's criminal justice workplace environment.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781285069159
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/01/2013
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
496
Product dimensions:
8.30(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Part I: THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM. 1. Criminal Justice Today. 2. Measuring and Explaining Crime. 3. Inside Criminal Law. Part II: THE POLICE AND LAW ENFORCEMENT. 4. Law Enforcement Today. 5. Problems and Solutions in Modern Policing. 6. Police and the Constitution — The Rules of Law Enforcement. Part III: CRIMINAL COURTS. 7. Courts and the Quest for Justice. 8. Pretrial Procedures and the Criminal Trial. 9. Punishment and Sentencing. Part IV: CORRECTIONS. 10. Probation, Parole, and Intermediate Sanctions. 11. Prisons and Jails. 12. The Prison Experience and Prisoner Reentry. Part V: SPECIAL ISSUES. 13. The Juvenile Justice System. 14. Crucial Issues in Criminal Justice.

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