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America's Courts and the Criminal Justice System

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ISBN-10: 0538738294

ISBN-13: 9780538738293

Edition: 10th 2011

Authors: David W. Neubauer, Henry F. Fradella

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List price: $134.95
Edition: 10th
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 1/1/2010
Binding: Looseleaf - sheets only 
Pages: 656
Size: 7.75" wide x 9.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.486
Language: English

David William Neubauer received his B.A. in political science in 1966 from Augustana College in Rock Island, and he undertook graduate work at the University of Illinois, receiving his Ph.D. in 1971. He has taught at the University of Florida, Washington University in St. Louis, and most recently at the University of New Orleans. Dr. Neubauer regularly teaches Judicial Process, General American Politics, and Criminal Justice. In addition to this best-selling text, AMERICA'S COURTS AND THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM, he is the author of DEBATING CRIME: RHETORIC AND REALITY, and BATTLE SUPREME: THE CONFIRMATION OF CHIEF JUSTICE JOHN ROBERTS AND THE FUTURE OF THE SUPREME COURT, all from…    

Henry F. Fradella is a Professor of Law, Criminal Justice, and Forensic Studies at California State University, Long Beach. He earned a B.A. in psychology from Clark University, both a master's in forensic science and J.D. from The George Washington University, and a Ph.D. in interdisciplinary justice studies from Arizona State University. In addition to having published over 65 scholarly articles, comments, and reviews, Dr. Fradella is also the author of five other books, including three published by Wadsworth: CRIMINAL PROCEDURE FOR THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE PROFESSIONAL; KEY CASES, COMMENTS, AND QUESTIONS ON SUBSTANTIVE CRIMINAL LAW; and FORENSIC PSYCHOLOGY: THE USE OF BEHAVIORAL SCIENCE IN…    

Courts, Crime and Controversy
The Legal System
Law and Crime
Federal Courts
State Courts
Legal Actors
Dynamics of Courthouse Justice
Prosecutors
Defense Attorneys
Judges
Defendants and Victims
Processing The Accused
Arrest to Arraignment
Bail
Disclosing and Suppressing Evidence
Negotiated Justice and the Plea of Guilty
Trials and Juries
Sentencing The Guilty
Sentencing Options
Sentencing
Appellate, Lower And Juvenile Courts
Appellate Courts
The Lower Courts
Juvenile Courts
Epilogue
Criminal Court Landmarks
The Constitution of the United States
An Overview of The Constitution of the United States
Legal Reasoning