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Criminal Justice Essentials, 9th Edition

Criminal Justice Essentials, 9th Edition

Sue Titus Reid

ISBN: 978-0-470-65887-1

Aug 2011

568 pages

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$108.95

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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

  • 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
  • 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