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Introduction to Criminal Justice

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ISBN-10: 0534629466

ISBN-13: 9780534629465

Edition: 10th 2005 (Revised)

Authors: Larry J. Siegel, Joseph J. Senna

List price: $254.95
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This best-selling text presents criminal justice as a dynamic, ever-changing field, emphasizing how the concepts and processes of criminal justice are constantly evolving. Authors Siegel and Senna emphasize a comprehensive and balanced approach to the three major areas of criminal justice (police, courts, and corrections) and to theory, research, and policy issues, with a focus on generating students' interest in the criminal justice field. This text is the ultimate tool for complete student preparation and provides all of the up-to-date coverage of structural and procedural changes in the criminal justice system that instructors require, ultimately helping students understand the critical…    
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Book details

List price: $254.95
Edition: 10th
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 2/25/2004
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 640
Size: 8.60" wide x 10.90" long x 1.20" tall
Weight: 3.586
Language: English

Born in Brooklyn, New York, Joseph J. Senna graduated from Brooklyn College, Fordham University Graduate School Service, and Suffolk University Law School. Dr. Senna spent over fourteen years teaching law and justice courses at Northeastern University. In addition, he has served as an Assistant District Attorney, Director of Harvard Law School Prosecutorial Program, and consultant to numerous criminal justice organizations. His academic specialties include the areas of Criminal Law, Constitutional Due Process, Criminal Justice, and Juvenile Law. Dr. Senna lives with his wife and sons outside of Boston.

The Nature of Crime, Law, and Criminal Justice
Crime and Criminal Justice
The Nature and Extent of Crime
Understanding Crime and Victimization
Criminal Law: Substance and Procedure
The Police and Law Enforcement
Police and Society: History and Organization
The Police: Organization, Role, and Function
Issues in Policing
Police and the Rule of Law
Courts and Adjudication
Courts and the Judiciary
The Prosecution and the Defense
Pretrial Procedures
The Criminal Trial
Punishment and Sentencing
Community Sentences: Probation, Intermediate Sanctions, and Restorative Justice
Corrections: History, Institutions, and Populations
The Prison Experience: Living in and Leaving Prison
The History and Nature of the Juvenile Justice System
Juvenile Justice System