Criminal Justice in America / Edition 7

Criminal Justice in America / Edition 7

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by George F. Cole
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1285067665

ISBN-13: 2901285067666

Pub. Date: 01/01/2013

Publisher: Cengage Learning

Linked topic by topic to its own interactive CD-ROM...connected to great online resources...and on target with gripping examples from current CNN news clips...this book helps you experience criminal justice in real and exciting ways -- and provides the ultimate in effective study tools to help you excel in this course. You'll read the true stories of offenders and

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Linked topic by topic to its own interactive CD-ROM...connected to great online resources...and on target with gripping examples from current CNN news clips...this book helps you experience criminal justice in real and exciting ways -- and provides the ultimate in effective study tools to help you excel in this course. You'll read the true stories of offenders and their experiences within the system. You'll learn how crucial a role public policy -- as well as core American values -- play in understanding the workings of the criminal justice system. And you'll be exposed to the hot issues that are changing the face of criminal justice.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2901285067666
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/01/2013
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
560

Table of Contents

Part 1Crime and the Criminal Justice System
Chapter 1The Criminal Justice System1
The Goals of Criminal Justice2
Criminal Justice in a Federal System4
Criminal Justice as a Social System7
Characteristics of the Criminal Justice System8
Operations of Criminal Justice Agencies9
The Flow of Decision Making in the Criminal Justice System12
Crime and Justice in a Multicultural Society22
Summary27
Questions for Review27
Key Terms27
For Further Reading27
Going Online28
Checkpoint Answers28
Chapter 2Crime and Justice in America29
Defining Crime30
Types of Crime30
How Much Crime Is There?36
Crime Victimization40
Causes of Crime45
Summary53
Questions for Review54
Key Terms54
For Further Reading54
Going Online55
Checkpoint Answers55
Chapter 3Criminal Justice and the Rule of Law56
Foundations of Criminal Law57
Substantive Criminal Law58
Procedural Criminal Law66
Constitutional Rights and Criminal Justice Professionals76
Summary77
Questions for Review77
Key Terms and Cases78
For Further Reading78
Going Online78
Checkpoint Answers78
Part 2Police
Chapter 4Police80
The Development of Police in the United States81
Law Enforcement Agencies87
Police Functions91
Police Policy93
Police Actions95
Police and the Community99
Summary101
Questions for Review102
Key Terms102
For Further Reading102
Going Online102
Checkpoint Answers102
Chapter 5Police Officers and Law Enforcement Operations104
Who Are the Police?105
The Police Subculture108
Organization of the Police112
Police Response and Action114
Delivery of Police Services117
Summary124
Questions for Review124
Key Terms124
For Further Reading125
Going Online125
Checkpoint Answers125
Chapter 6Police and Constitutional Law126
Legal Limitations on Police Investigations127
Plain View Doctrine130
Warrantless Searches132
Questioning Suspects138
The Exclusionary Rule141
Summary144
Questions for Review144
Key Terms and Cases144
For Further Reading144
Going Online145
Checkpoint Answers145
Chapter 7Policing: Issues and Trends146
Issues in Patrolling147
Policing and New Technology153
Police Abuse of Power155
Civic Accountability159
Security Management and Private Policing161
Summary166
Questions for Review166
Key Terms and Cases166
For Further Reading166
Going Online167
Checkpoint Answers167
Part 3Courts
Chapter 8Courts and Adjudication170
The Structure of American Courts171
To Be a Judge173
The Prosecutorial System178
The Defense Attorney: Image and Reality184
The Courtroom: How It Functions191
Summary193
Questions for Review193
Key Terms193
For Further Reading194
Going Online194
Checkpoint Answers194
Chapter 9Pretrial Procedures, Plea Bargaining, and the Criminal Trial195
From Arrest to Trial or Plea196
Bail: Pretrial Release198
Pretrial Detention202
Plea Bargaining204
Trial: The Exceptional Case209
Appeals216
Summary218
Questions for Review219
Key Terms and Cases219
For Further Reading219
Going Online219
Checkpoint Answers220
Chapter 10Punishment and Sentencing221
The Goals of Punishment222
Forms of the Criminal Sanction226
The Sentencing Process236
Summary244
Questions for Review244
Key Terms and Cases245
For Further Reading245
Going Online245
Checkpoint Answers245
Part 4Corrections
Chapter 11Corrections248
Development of Corrections249
Organization of Corrections in the United States256
The Law of Corrections262
Correctional Policy Trends266
Summary273
Questions for Review273
Key Terms and Cases273
For Further Reading274
Going Online274
Checkpoint Answers274
Chapter 12Community Corrections: Probation and Intermediate Sanctions276
Community Corrections: Assumptions277
Probation: Correction without Incarceration277
Intermediate Sanctions in the Community281
The Future of Community Corrections290
Summary290
Questions for Review290
Key Terms291
For Further Reading291
Going Online291
Checkpoint Answers291
Chapter 13Incarceration and Prison Society292
The Modern Prison: Legacy of the Past293
Goals of Incarceration293
Prison Organization294
Governing a Society of Captives296
Correctional Officers: The Linchpin of Management298
Who Is in Prison?300
The Convict World304
Women in Prison307
Prison Programs311
Violence in Prison314
Summary318
Questions for Review318
Key Terms318
For Further Reading318
Going Online319
Checkpoint Answers319
Chapter 14Reentry into the Community320
Prisoner Reentry321
Release and Supervision322
Release Mechanisms323
Parole Supervision in the Community326
The Future of Prisoner Reentry333
Summary333
Questions for Review334
Key Terms334
For Further Reading334
Going Online334
Checkpoint Answers334
Part 5The Juvenile Justice System
Chapter 15Juvenile Justice338
Youth Crime in the United States339
The Development of Juvenile Justice340
The Juvenile Justice System346
The Juvenile Justice Process347
Problems and Perspectives356
Summary358
Questions for Review358
Key Terms and Cases358
For Further Reading358
Going Online359
Checkpoint Answers359
AppendixConstitution of the United States: Criminal Justice Amendments361
References362
Glossary374
Name Index381
Subject Index385
Photo Credits397

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