Summary: The first and BEST-SELLING brief introduction to criminal justice text, Criminal Justice: A Brief Introduction 7e continues to offer instructors and students a trusted, authoritative and impeccably researched introduction to the criminal justice system in America. Known for its freedom vs. safety theme, its unmatched timeliness and its coverage of the newest criminal justice trends and technology, Criminal Justice: A Brief introdcution 6e is THE standard by which all ot
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Summary: The first and BEST-SELLING brief introduction to criminal justice text, Criminal Justice: A Brief Introduction 7e continues to offer instructors and students a trusted, authoritative and impeccably researched introduction to the criminal justice system in America. Known for its freedom vs. safety theme, its unmatched timeliness and its coverage of the newest criminal justice trends and technology, Criminal Justice: A Brief introdcution 6e is THE standard by which all other brief texts are judged. Now with complete chapter on Juvenile Justice.... ...show less
Edition/Copyright:7TH 08 Cover: Paperback Publisher:Prentice Hall, Inc. Published: 02/07/2007 International: No
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PART 1. CRIME IN AMERICA
Chapter 1. What is Criminal Justice? Chapter 2. The Crime Picture Chapter 3. Criminal Law
PART 2. POLICING
Chapter 4. Policing: Purpose and Organization Chapter 5. Policing: Legal Aspects Chapter 6. Policing: Issues and Challenges
PART 3. ADJUDICATION
Chapter 7. The Courts Chapter 8. The Courtroom Work Group and the Criminal Trial Chapter 9. Sentencing
PART 4. CORRECTIONS
Chapter 10. Probation, Parole, and Community Corrections Chapter 11. Prisons and Jails Chapter 12. Prison Life
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