Summary: Rather than providing students with "the answers," Making Sense of Criminal Justice, Second Edition, challenges them to think critically about how the criminal justice system deals with difficult situations--such as the use of force by the police--and offers a framework for lively classroom discussions and debates.
New to this Edition
* More focus on evidence-based practices
* Inclusion of relevant Supreme Court cases like Blakely v. Wash ...show moreington, Graham v. Florida, Holder v. Humanitarian Law Project, and Miller v. Alabama
* Addition of recent developments, including the shootings in Newtown, CT, and the Boston Marathon bombing
* Expanded use of the due process and crime control models as an analytical tool throughout
* Discussion of the advent of fusion centers in the war on terror
* Additional suggested writing assignments at the end of each chapter ...show less