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Criminal Justice Essentials, 9th Edition

August 2011, ©2011, Wiley-Blackwell
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Revised and updated to reflect recent research and statutory changes, the Ninth Edition of Sue Titus Reid's Criminal Justice Essentials provides a comprehensive and concise overview of the U.S. criminal justice system.

  • 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
  • Features references to current affairs
  • Available in full color, including over 100 color photographs

 

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Preface xiv

Ancillaries xx

Acknowledgments xxi

About the Author xxiii

PART I INTRODUCTION TO CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEMS 1

1 Criminal Justice: An Overview 2

2 Crime, Offenders, and Victims 30

PART II ENTRY INTO CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEMS: POLICING 69

3 The Emergence and Structure of Police Systems 70

4 Policing in a Modern Society 104

5 Problems and Issues in Policing 154

PART III PROCESSING A CRIMINAL CASE: CRIMINAL COURT SYSTEMS 195

6 Criminal Court Systems 196

7 Prosecution, Defense, and Pretrial Procedures 226

8 Trial, Sentencing, and Appeal 274

PART IV CONFINEMENT AND CORRECTIONS 319

9 The History and Structure of Confinement 320

10 Life in Prison 352

11 Community Corrections, Probation, and Parole 400

PART V JUVENILE JUSTICE: A SPECIAL CASE 447

12 Juvenile Justice Systems 448

Appendices

A. Amendments to the United States Constitution 501

B. How to Read a Court Citation 506

Glossary 508

Case Index 521

Name Index 524

Subject Index 528

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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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  • Now available in full color, including over 100 color photographs
  • Updated to include the latest statutory changes and court cases
  • Companion student study guide and extensive resource website for instructors and students
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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
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Criminal Justice Essentials, 9th Edition
ISBN : 978-0-470-65887-1
568 pages
August 2011, ©2011
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