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America's courts and the criminal justice system
David W. Neubauer

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America's courts and the criminal justice system
David W. Neubauer

Published 2004 by Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic in Princeton, N.J .
Written in English.

About the Book

[This book] examines the history, traditions, and philosophy underlying our system of justice as it is played out in the criminal court.... This book is written for undergraduate courses that deal with America's criminal courts. -Pref.

Table of Contents

Courts, crime, and controversy
Legal system: Law and crime; Federal courts; State courts
Legal actors: Dynamics of courthouse justice; Prosecutors; Defense attorneys; Judges; Defendants and victims
Processing the accused: Arrest to arraignment; Bail; Disclosing and suppressing evidence; Negotiated justice and the plea of guilty; Trials and juries
Sentencing the guilty: Sentencing options; Sentencing decisions
Appellate, lower, and juvenile courts: Appellate courts; Lower courts; Juvenile courts
Epilogue: Courts, crime, and justice
Appendix: Criminal court landmarks

Edition Notes

Originally published: Belmont, CA : Thomson/Wadsworth, c2008. 9th ed.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 469-493).

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


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364.973 T

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