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Crime and Justice in America A Human Perspective

ISBN-10: 031404552X

ISBN-13: 9780314045522

Edition: 4th 1995

Authors: Leonard Territo, James B. Halsted, Max L. Bromley

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This volume it the most comprehensive, current and applied introduction to criminal justice in the field today. The authors' collective criminal justice experience as jail administrators, police administrators, attorneys, educators and trainers provides a unique perspective into relevant criminal justice topics. The book provides real world examples with a focus on the human dimension within the major components of the Criminal Justice System that illuminate the abstract aspects of the material. The authors examine crime and justice in America, the substantive criminal law, the law of criminal procedure and the rights of the criminally accused, the nature and distribution of crime and its victims, police operations, issues and trends in policing, the dynamics of the criminal court, pretrial procedures, the criminal trial, sentencing, appeals, and the death penalty, jails and detention, correctional institutions, probation, parole, and community corrections, juvenile justice, and drugs, crime and the criminal justice system. For individuals interested in a comprehensive look at America's criminal justice system.
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Book details

List price: $57.00
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 1995
Publisher: West Publishing Company, College & School Division
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 816
Size: 9.06" wide x 10.63" long
Weight: 3.740
Language: English

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.

Crime and Justice in America
The Substantive Criminal Law
The Law of Criminal Procedure and the Rights of the Criminally Accused
The Nature and Distribution of Crime and Its Victims
Police Operations
Issues and Trends in Policing
The Dynamics of the Criminal Court
Pretrial Procedures: Bail, Pretrial Hearings, and Plea Bargaining
The Criminal Trial
Sentencing, Appeals, and the Death Penalty
Jails and Detention
Correctional Institutions
Probation, Parole, and Community Corrections
Juvenile Justice
Drugs, Crime, and the Criminal Justice System