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Criminal Justice in Action The Core

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ISBN-10: 0534568084

ISBN-13: 9780534568085

Edition: 2000

Authors: Larry K. Gaines, Michael Kaune

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This text uses a framework of examples of policy and applications from today's news. With a focus on careers, the student will be able to make decisions about issues within the criminal justice system and make informed career choices.
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Book details

List price: $96.95
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 8/17/1999
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 650
Size: 9.00" wide x 11.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 3.982
Language: English

Larry Gaines is chair of his department and a longtime, well-known figure in the field, both as an educator and in law enforcement. Highly respected and well-liked in the discipline, he is also a former law enforcement officer whose experience has resulted in a book with powerful "cop appeal."

The Criminal Justice System
Criminal Justice Today
Causes of Crime
Defining and Measuring Crime
Inside Criminal Law
The Police and Law Enforcement
Law Enforcement Today
Challenges to Effective Policing
Police and the Constitution: The Rules of Law Enforcement
Criminal Courts
Courts and the Quest for Justice
Pretrial Procedures: The Adversary System in Action
The Criminal Trial
Punishment and Sentencing
Probation and Community Corrections
Prisons and Jails
Behind Bars: The Life of an Inmate
Special Issues
The Juvenile Justice System
The Ongoing War Against Illegal Drugs
Terrorism, Cyber Crime, and the Future
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