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Criminal Justice in Action: The Core / Edition 7

Criminal Justice in Action: The Core / Edition 7

by Larry K. Gaines, Roger LeRoy Miller
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ISBN-13: 9781285069159
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 01/01/2013
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 496
Product dimensions: 8.30(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.80(d)

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.

Roger LeRoy Miller 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. 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. 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, 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. Crucial Issues in Criminal Justice.

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