Introduction to Criminal Justice / Edition 11

Introduction to Criminal Justice / Edition 11

by Larry J. Siegel, Joseph J. Senna
     
 

Siegel (University of Massachusetts, Lowell) and Senna (law and justice, Northeastern University) explain the operations of the police, the courts, and the corrections system. In addition to discussions of the history, organization, components, roles, and functions of these parts of the justice system, chapters also discuss the nature of crime and criminal law,… See more details below

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Siegel (University of Massachusetts, Lowell) and Senna (law and justice, Northeastern University) explain the operations of the police, the courts, and the corrections system. In addition to discussions of the history, organization, components, roles, and functions of these parts of the justice system, chapters also discuss the nature of crime and criminal law, victimization, and juvenile justice. A companion compact disk contains video clips and activities. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780495095415
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/03/2007
Series:
Available Titles CengageNOW Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
688
Product dimensions:
8.60(w) x 11.00(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
The Nature of Crime, Law, and Criminal Justice1
Ch. 1Crime and Criminal Justice3
Ch. 2The Nature of Crime and Victimization47
Ch. 3Understanding Crime and Victimization82
Ch. 4Criminal Law: Substance and Procedure125
Ch. 5Confronting Crime175
The Police and Law Enforcement207
Ch. 6Police in Society: History and Organization209
Ch. 7The Police: Organization, Role, and Function239
Ch. 8Issues in Policing275
Ch. 9Police and the Rule of Law318
Courts and Adjudication353
Ch. 10Courts and the Judiciary355
Ch. 11The Prosecution and the Defense381
Ch. 12Pretrial Procedures418
Ch. 13The Criminal Trial453
Ch. 14Punishment and Sentencing483
Corrections525
Ch. 15Probation and Intermediate Sanctions526
Ch. 16Correctional History and Institutions561
Ch. 17Living in Prison588
Ch. 18Returning to Society627
The Nature and History of the Juvenile Justice System653
Ch. 19Juvenile Justice654
GlossaryG-1
The Constitution of the United StatesC-1
Table of CasesI-1
Name IndexI-7
Subject IndexI-17

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