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Criminal Justice introduces the many facets of the U.S. criminal justice system in a logical, readily understandable manner. The reader will understand the complexity of the criminal justice system from the start of the process to the end, recognize controversies, and examine the breadth of the challenges faced by justice professionals.
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.
Policing for the 21st Century: Realizing the Vision of Police in a Free Society provides a thematic overview of policing and its role in American society. This text is unique in that it provides extensive information about how police identify community problems, the methods police use to respond to problems, and police interrogation methods.
Policing for the 21st Century:
Author(s): Kevin M Beaver
New Fourth Edition Now Available!
Thousands of studies have been published attempting to uncover how the brain works, the functions of different regions of the brain, and how specific parts of the brain contribute to the development of certain disorders.
The overwhelming majority of this work has been produced by molecular and behavioral geneticists, neuroscientists, psychologists, and psychiatrists; not by criminologists and certainly not by sociologists.
The Corr of the American Criminal Justice System: Lessons and the Anatomy of an American Tragedy presents a picture of the American Criminal Justice System through the lens of the many unique facets surrounding the murder of New Hartford, New York Police Officer Joseph D. Corr. This enhanced case study uses the historical record and accounts of the crimes that occurred, the ensuing investigation, and its aftermath, as the lens to bring focus to the foundations of our American Criminal Justice System and the many lessons learned from this American tragedy.
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): Laurie Kubicek
Prepare Students for Criminal Justice / Legal Careers in California