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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:
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): James C. Brown, Raymond L. Philo
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): Lawrence Karson, Claudia Slate, Saulsbury Rebecca
The criminal justice system is about storytelling: by the victim, the suspect, the officer, the prosecutor, and the defense attorney. For many the justice system is not necessarily about justice or fairness: it may simply be about whose story is believed.
Author(s): Katherine Ramsland
Investigations today must coordinate many factors and areas of specialization.
Forensics braids the process of investigation with psychology and the law. Psychology shows the human element, while law dictates the parameters for investigative practices. Forensic Investigation: Methods from Experts demonstrates how these threads intertwine and offers practice with cases that apply specific insights. In this text, experts from diverse disciplines teach specific methods that enhance investigators’ knowledge and support best practices.
Author(s): Michael S. Penrod
How do we learn about criminal justice? From what sources do we get this information? How do we filter the massive amount of information available to us on a given subject—especially one as controversial as criminal justice?
Author(s): Kelley Christopher
Recommended as a companion text in lower-level criminal justice and criminology courses, Filling in the Gaps offers a contextual examination of race, sex, culture, and class within the criminal justice system. Going beyond mere understanding of the process of sentencing and punishment, this text allows students to critically assess how experiences of punishment differ for individual within a biased and often prejudicial system.