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Dictionary of American Criminal Justice

Dictionary of American Criminal Justice - 99 edition

Dictionary of American Criminal Justice - 99 edition

ISBN13: 9781579580735

ISBN10: 1579580734

Dictionary of American Criminal Justice by Dean J. Champion - ISBN 9781579580735
Edition: 99
Copyright: 1999
Publisher: Fitzroy Dearborn Publishers
Published: 1999
International: No
Dictionary of American Criminal Justice by Dean J. Champion - ISBN 9781579580735

ISBN13: 9781579580735

ISBN10: 1579580734

Edition: 99

Summary

A combined dictionary of key legal terms and an index of leading US Supreme Court cases. Over half the text is devoted to the court cases, each of which is briefly described with comment on its outcome and the legal consequences of that outcome. The dictionary section pulls together key terms and concepts from diverse areas, including criminology, criminal justice, corrections, probation, juvenile justice, and policing. The Supreme Court cases are indexed by type of case, such as death penalty, right to counsel, and searches and seizures. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

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