Criminal Justice in Action: The Core / Edition 4 by Larry K. Gaines, Roger LeRoy Miller | | 9780495093428 | Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
Criminal Justice in Action: The Core / Edition 4

Criminal Justice in Action: The Core / Edition 4

by Larry K. Gaines, Roger LeRoy Miller
     
 

ISBN-10: 0495093424

ISBN-13: 9780495093428

Pub. Date: 01/03/2006

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, 8th puts readers 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

Overview

With gripping photos, an engaging magazine-like format, and riveting examples straight from today's headlines, CRIMINAL JUSTICE IN ACTION: THE CORE, 8th puts readers 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. Coverage of careers illustrates the many opportunities available to readers in today's criminal justice workplace environment.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780495093428
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/03/2006
Series:
Available Titles CengageNOW Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
672
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.90(h) x 1.00(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 and Intermediate Sanctions. 11. Prisons and Jails. 12. The Prison Experience and Prisoner Reentry. Part V: SPECIAL ISSUES. 13. The Juvenile Justice System. 14. Today's Challenges in Criminal Justice.

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