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Courts and Criminal Justice in America

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ISBN-10: 0134526694

ISBN-13: 9780134526690

Edition: 3rd 2018

Authors: Larry Siegel, Frank Schmalleger, John Worrall

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This comprehensive text offers a balanced presentation with a modern approach to the court system in America.   Courts and Criminal Justice in America,3/e, is the collaboration of the most popular criminal justice authors of the century. Featuring a balanced and modern presentation, this book not only looks at the basic structure of the court system and court process, but also covers the recent trends and controversial issues facing courts today. This student-friendly text does not presuppose any knowledge about the courts or how they operate. Highlighted, controversial cases illustrate the tremendous power that the court system has to regulate citizens' lives, to shape what is acceptable…    
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Book details

List price: $226.65
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2018
Publisher: Pearson Education
Publication date: 1/8/2017
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 528
Size: 8.40" wide x 10.80" long x 1.10" tall
Weight: 2.508
Language: English

John L. Worrall is Professor of Criminology and Program Head at the University of Texas at Dallas (UTD). A Seattle native, he received a B.A., double majoring in psychology and law and justice, from Central Washington University in 1994. Both his M.A. (criminal justice) and Ph.D. (political science) were received from Washington State University, where he graduated in 1999. From 1999-2006, he was a member of the criminal justice faculty at California State University, San Bernardino. He joined UTD in Fall 2006, was promoted to full professor in 2008, and in 2010 was selected to direct the criminology program. Dr. Worrall has published articles and book chapters on a wide range of topics…