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About the Author
Larry Gaines is chair of his department and a longtime, well-known figure in the field, both as an educator and in law enforcement. Highly respected and well-liked in the discipline, he is also a former law enforcement officer whose experience has resulted in a book with powerful "cop appeal."
Roger LeRoy Miller, Ph.D. has served on the faculty of several universities, including the University of Washington, Clemson University, and the University of Miami School of Law. As a professor, he has taught intellectual property law and entertainment law, among other subjects. A widely published and respected author, his work has appeared in the Insurance Counsel Journal, Defense Research, California Trial Lawyers Journal, Antitrust Bulletin, Wisconsin Law Review, and Connecticut Law Review. He has authored or co-authored numerous authoritative textbooks on law, including BUSINESS LAW: TEXT & CASES; BUSINESS LAW TODAY: TEXT & SUMMARIZED CASES; and THE LEGAL ENVIRONMENT TODAY. Professor Miller completed his studies at the University of California at Berkeley and University of Chicago.
Table of Contents
Part I: THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM. 1. Criminal Justice Today. 2. The Crime Picture: Theories and Trends. 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 Rule 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. Today's Challenges in Criminal Justice.