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The American system of criminal justice 1 edition

The American system of criminal justice
George F. Cole

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The American system of criminal justice
George F. Cole, Christopher E. Smith

Published 2006 by Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic in Princeton, N.J .
Written in English.

About the Book

In this [text], you'll read the true stories of offenders and their experiences within the system. You'll learn how crucial a role public policy plays in understanding the workings of criminal justice. You'll be immersed in the hot issues changing the face of criminal justice. [you'll also] find: new coverage throughout, including the latest on the role of criminal justice in the war on terrorism, the dramatic chances in American policing, toughened crime control, and many other topics.-Back cover.

Table of Contents

Crime and the criminal justice system: Crime and justice in America; Victimization and criminal behavior; Criminal justice system; Criminal justice and the rule of law
Police: Police; Police officers and law enforcement operations; Policing, contemporary issues and challenges; Police and constitutional law
Courts: Courts and pretrial processes; Prosecution and defense; Determination of guilt, plea bargaining and trails; Punishment and sentencing
Corrections: Corrections; Community corrections, probation and intermediate sanctions; Incarceration and prison society; Reentry into the community
Juvenile justice system: Juvenile justice
Appendixes: Constitution of the United States, criminal justice Amendments; Understanding and using criminal justice data

Edition Notes

Originally published: Belmont, CA : Thomson/Wadsworth, c2007. 11th ed.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 616-630).

Distribution is restricted to RFB & D members who have a documented print disability such as a visual impairment, learning disability or other physical disability.

Other Titles
Criminal justice


Dewey Decimal Class
364.973 T

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