Criminal justice: a brief introduction

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Prentice Hall, 2001 - Law - 499 pages
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"Criminal Justice: A Brief Introduction" uses real-life stories throughout that are designed to capture and sustain the attention of its readers, helping them achieve a meaningful and comprehensive understanding of its concepts. It explores how the criminal justice system balances individual rights (freedom) with the need for public order (safety). It explores the new environment of the ongoing threat of domestic terrorism; with its updated research and statistics, this edition is "the" most timely and relevant resource available. Real-life examples of current issues and topics in the criminal justice system round out comprehensive coverage of criminology, multiculturalism, crime reporting, criminal law, policing, adjudication and the court system, and the corrections system. With its comprehensive appendices and online resource guide, this book is an excellent reference for those involved in the criminal justice system.

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I am reading this for my Criminal Justice Class...so far it is pretty good reading...but he has stats from 2003 and I know there are more recent stats...so he is going to update the book again...and ask for more money...I don't dig that at all. Good material...bad ethics by the author. Read full review

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Contents

THE SYSTEM
13
BODY PARTS
27
GUNS CRIME AND GUN CONTROL
45
Copyright

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