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Author(s): George Dery
The law touches everything, and each rule in the law affects each other.
Criminal Law aims to exploit the love for storytelling to teach criminal law. This text offers insight into various solutions to legal problems by viewing cases and statutes from many jurisdictions, and brings home the immediacy of these issues by considering cases in the news. Law is not a static body of fossilized rules; therefore, Criminal Law offers the rationales underlying the rules and explanations for their changes over time.
Author(s): Megan Kurlychek
Studying and understanding human behavior in society and societal reaction to human behavior is not enough.
Juvenile Justice: Connecting Theory to Practice looks closely at some of society’s most vulnerable members – troubled youth. This text draws concrete connections between theory and practice, two sometime disjunct realms. It discusses classic and prominent theories that directly relate to the practice of juvenile justice.
Juvenile Justice is divided into four sections:
Cybersecurity is a high priority in today’s world.
Cyber-Warfare: State and Local Governments Caught in the Crosshairs addresses highly important and current topics in a plain English, nontechnical manner. This text bridges the gap between what the state and local government executive needs to know in order to have an intelligent conversation with the IT manager. It also gives executives a well-grounded understanding of the IT manager’s needs, challenges, and concerns.
Research is powerful because it impacts decision-making in virtually every part of our lives, and it is critical for making informed decisions. The process of deciding what criteria matter most to you before ultimately making a decision is an example of using research to make the best decision possible. This also applies to making decisions in the criminal justice field.
Criminal Justice Research Methods explores the why, what, and how of research methods by focusing on topics such as:
Author(s): Ernie Dorling
A major difference between Criminal Investigation: A Practitioner’s Approach by Ernie Dorling and many of the other fine introductory books on criminal investigation is that this book aims to aid the student in walking and building the foundation of basic knowledge necessary to pursue a more advanced study of this topic.
Author(s): Matthew DeLisi
Criminal Justice: Balancing Crime Control and Due Process showcases the ways that criminal justice systems operate according to the at times conflicting, and at times complementary, goals of crime control and due process.
Criminal Justice: Balancing Crime Control and Due Process helps students improve their critical thinking skills and evaluate why criminal justice practitioners make the decisions they do when processing criminal offenders.
Author(s): Colleen Harrington
The relationship between the community and the criminal justice system is an essential foundation for the protection of the community and the rights of each individual. This relationship has been challenging through history and remains so. The intricacies of the criminal justice system and community relationship are explored in this textbook. The significance of the historical treatment of marginalized groups is a foundation for understanding the challenges and tensions that remain.
Author(s): Peter Johnstone
Drugs and Drug Trafficking is a practical informed approach towards a complex topic that will provide a framework for further, stimulating and vigorous classroom discussion. It has been updated with more recent reports than the previous editions.
Drugs and Drug Trafficking:
Author(s): Peter Johnstone
Let’s Talk Criminal Justice provides students with study aids and a bank of questions drawn from the material in each chapter.
Let’s Talk Criminal Justice covers: