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Criminal Justice Essentials, Study Guide, 9th Edition

Criminal Justice Essentials, Study Guide, 9th Edition

Shannon Barton-Bellessa

ISBN: 978-0-470-67121-4

Oct 2011

224 pages

Select type: Paperback

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$57.95

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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

  • 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