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Criminal Justice Essentials, Study Guide, 9th Edition

ISBN: 978-0-470-67121-4
280 pages
October 2011, ©2011, Wiley-Blackwell
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The Student Study Guide accompanying the ninth edition of Sue Titus Reid's Criminal Justice Essentials provides a comprehensive resource to aid and enhance student learning. Including chapter outlines, key concepts, and a variety of study questions and answer, the Student Study Guide offers the ideal complement to Criminal Justice Essentials.
  • Represents the most thorough, legally accurate, and best-researched overview of the U.S. criminal justice system available today
  • Anchored within the framework of the legal system and consistently includes legal decisions as a basis for much of its direction
  • Accurately interprets the legal decisions which are cited
  • Utilizes references to current affairs
  • Available in full color, including over 100 color photographs
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Introduction vi

Part I Introduction to Criminal Justice Systems 1

1 Criminal Justice: An Overview 2

2 Crime, Offenders, and Victims 22

Part II Entry into Criminal Justice Systems: Policing 43

3 The Emergence and Structure of Police Systems 44

4 Policing in a Modern Society 62

5 Problems and Issues in Policing 82

Part III Processing a Criminal Case: Criminal Court Systems 99

6 Criminal Court Systems 100

7 Prosecution, Defense, and Pretrial Procedures 118

8 Trial, Sentencing, and Appeal 140

Part IV Confi nement and Corrections 161

9 The History and Structure of Confinement 162

10 Life in Prison 180

11 Community Corrections, Probation, and Parole 198

Part V Juvenile Justice: A Special Case 219

12 Juvenile Justice Systems 220

Appendix Answers to the Questions 238

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Sue Titus Reid, J.D., Ph.D., is a Professor at the Reubin O'Donovan Askew School of Public Administration and Policy at Florida State University. An accomplished scholar in both the social sciences and the law, her books include Crime and Criminology, Thirteenth Edition (2012); and Criminal Law: The Essentials (2009).

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  • Represents the most thorough, legally accurate, and best-researched overview of the U.S. criminal justice system available today
  • Anchored within the framework of the legal system and consistently includes legal decisions as a basis for much of its direction
  • Accurately interprets the legal decisions which are cited
  • Utilizes references to current affairs
  • Available in full color, including over 100 color photographs
  • See More

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