Procedures in the Justice System
New edition of a text on the criminal justice system which begins with a historical background and proceeds through the stages of arrest, trial, and completion of sentence. Explains not only the duties and responsibilities of law enforcment agencies, courts and correctional departments but addresses
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Historical Development of the Bill of Rights
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