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Criminal Justice / Edition 6

Criminal Justice / Edition 6

by James A. Inciardi


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ISBN-13: 9780155080423
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 07/28/1998
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 628
Product dimensions: 8.56(w) x 11.21(h) x 1.13(d)

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University of Delaware

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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