Summary: For Probation and Parole and Community Corrections courses.
This comprehensive text examines the objectives of probation and parole systems for criminally convicted adults and juveniles and how these objectives are achieved. The text includes coverage of the history of parole and probation in the United States, contemporary probation and parole programs, and various classes of offenders. Exceptionally well organized, the text emphasizes a legalistic approa ...show morech, notes key legal cases where appropriate, and includes the most recent U.S. Supreme Court decisions. ...show less
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