You Decide!: Current Debates in Criminal Justice

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Pearson Prentice Hall, Jul 1, 2008 - Law - 390 pages
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This book offers students a unique opportunity to examine strong yet very readable competing views on twenty of the major issues in contemporary criminal justice. It features the works of major writers in the discipline and explores the ideas, orientations and arguments driving the field. Each essay quickly draws readers into the debate using accompanying questions and encourages readers to assess arguments and determine their own conclusions. Where to Find More sections highlight additional resources that can be used to explore each issue in more detail. For anyone interested in the criminal justice system

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Contents

Should the Police Practice Discretion When
1
Should the Police Use Trickery and Deceit in Investigations
24
Should a Victims Rights Amendment Be Added to the U
51
Copyright

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Bruce N. Waller is Professor of Philosophy at Youngstown State University. He is the author of "Against Moral Responsibility" (MIT Press).

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