Criminal Justice / Edition 7

Criminal Justice / Edition 7

by James A. Inciardi, Robert G. Huckabee
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0195155548

ISBN-13: 9780195155549

Pub. Date: 07/28/2001

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The

This revision of James Inciardi's best-selling text presents a solid overview of the structure, processes, and problems of the criminal justice system in the U.S. The story-telling style captures students' imaginations and offers them inside information that only Inciardi can bring. Because the book covers all major areas of criminal justice, instructors can focus on

Overview

This revision of James Inciardi's best-selling text presents a solid overview of the structure, processes, and problems of the criminal justice system in the U.S. The story-telling style captures students' imaginations and offers them inside information that only Inciardi can bring. Because the book covers all major areas of criminal justice, instructors can focus on the system as a whole or on areas of particular interest. The book's unique perspective is rooted in Inciardi's research background and his access to national data currently unavailable to other authors.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195155549
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
07/28/2001
Edition description:
Study Guide
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.30(d)

Table of Contents

PART ONE: The Foundations of Crime and Justice

1 "Criminal Justice" in America

2 Crime and the Nature of Law

3 Legal and Behavioral Aspects of Crime

4 Criminal Statistics and the Extent of Crime

5 The Process of Justice: An Overview


PART TWO: The Police

6 Police Systems in the United States: History and Structure

7 Enforcing the Law and Keeping the Peace: The Nature and Scope of Police Work

8 The Law of Arrest, Search, and Seizure: Police and the Constitution

9 Police Misconduct and Police Integrity


PART THREE: The Courts

10 The Structure of American Courts

11 The Courtroom Work Group and the Right to Counsel

12 The Business of the Court: From First Appearance Through Trial

13 Sentencing, Appeal, and the Judgment of Death


PART FOUR: Corrections

14 From Walnut Street to Alcatraz: The American Prison Experience

15 Penitentiaries, Prisons, and Other Correctional Institutions: A Look Inside the Inmate World

16 Prison Conditions and Inmate Rights

17 Probation, Parole, and Community-Based Correction


PART FIVE: Juvenile Justice

18 Juvenile Justice: An Overview

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