Crime and justice in America: a human perspective

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Butterworth-Heinemann, Feb 1, 1998 - Law - 707 pages
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The fifth edition of Crime & Justice in America is thoroughly revised and updated to provide the reader with the most current information available on the major topics of interest in criminal justice. The human perspective is what makes the book informative, interesting, and easy to read. Coverage of violent crimes in America, such as mass murders, carjackings, hate crimes, and domestic violence has been increased. In addition to the basic textual content, each chapter contains several distinctive features: cases, articles, summaries, issue papers, and discussion and review. A comprehensive introduction to criminal justice with a focus on the human perspective Completely updated, refocused, and revised Maintains the superior organization and coverage of the previous editions

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Contents

Crime and Justice in America 2
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The Substantive Criminal Law versus Civil Law
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The Substantive Criminal Law
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Copyright

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About the author (1998)

Leonard Territo is Professor of Criminology at the University of South Florida, Tampa. Previously, he was Chief Deputy of the Leon County, Florida, Sheriff's Office, and Served for nine years in the patrol, traffic, detective, and personnel and training divisions of the Tampa Police Department. He is former Chairperson of the Department of Police Administration at St. Petersburg Junior College, where he also directed specialized continuing education programs for police officers through the Florida Institute for Law Enforcement. He has authored or coauthored numerous articles and technical reports, as well as eight books, including Police Adminstration: Structures, Process, and Behavior, and Crime and Justice in America.

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