Criminal Justice

Criminal Justice


  • Author: Gerardo Cruz Durante
  • Release Date : 2013-04-24
  • Genre: Education
  • File Size: 8244828 Bytes


This book serves as an introduction for any high school student interested in the criminal justice field. It is an informative reader-friendly resource filled with graphs, charts, and photos that represent real-world scenarios and true stories of offenders. The book guides students thru the concepts and process of justice, the understanding of the investigative process, the different categories of crimes, how an arrest is made, domestic violence issues, and the concepts of probation and parole. A wide variety of career fields are highlighted in the criminal justice arena that provides key information that students will need to identify the career path for their future....

Criminal Justice

Criminal Justice


  • Author: Barbara Parker
  • Release Date : 2015-10-13
  • Genre: Mysteries & Thrillers
  • File Size: 3086511 Bytes


A prosecutor is accused of murder in this legal thriller from the New York Times–bestselling author of the Suspicion series (The New York Times Book Review).   Not long ago, Dan Galindo was a rising federal prosecutor in Miami with everything he could have wanted. Then he made the mistake of having a conscience. He refused to put a lying witness on the stand, which led to a drug kingpin walking free—and the end of his job and his marriage. Now with his reputation in ruins, he’s barely scraping by in a fleabag office.   Then his ex-brother-in-law, a music promoter, approaches him with a can’t-miss case: defending a gorgeous rock singer accused of assaulting a cop. It’s a simple job for good money.   But Dan is about to learn t...

Criminal Justice

Criminal Justice


  • Author : Andrew Sanders
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2010-07-15
  • Genre: Law
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780199541317


Criminal Justice Book Description :

This text concentrates on the apprehension, investigation and trial of suspected offenders, overlaying its analysis with a critical appraisal of the system and suggesting pointers to improvement....

Criminal Justice Ethics

Criminal Justice Ethics


  • Author : Cyndi Banks
  • Publisher : SAGE
  • Release Date : 2009
  • Genre: Law
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781412958325


Criminal Justice Ethics Book Description :

Criminal Justice Ethics: Theory and Practice 2/e takes a sociological approach to criminal justice ethics by emphasizing the social and historical aspects of ethical inquiry. The author presents a unique discussion of ethical issues by exploring moral dilemmas faced by professionals in the criminal justice system before examining the major theoretical foundations of ethics. This distinct organization allows readers to understand real life ethical issues before grappling with philosophical approaches to the resolution of those issues....

Profiling and Criminal Justice in America

Profiling and Criminal Justice in America


  • Author : Jeffrey B. Bumgarner
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release Date : 2004
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781851094691


Profiling and Criminal Justice in America Book Description :

A much-needed reference work on one of the hottest subjects today—profiling and its use and misuse by legal and police authorities. * Includes a chronology of key events in American criminal justice including discussions of key court cases, developments in criminal procedure, the development of sentencing guidelines, civil rights milestones, and examples of court-sanctioned profiling such as the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II * Includes brief biographies of key people such as Jean-Jacques Rousseau, John Douglas, Jesse Jackson, and Janet Reno...

Information Technology and the Criminal Justice System

Information Technology and the Criminal Justice System


  • Author : April Pattavina
  • Publisher : SAGE
  • Release Date : 2005
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0761930191


Information Technology and the Criminal Justice System Book Description :

Information Technology and the Criminal Justice System suggests that information technology in criminal justice will continue to challenge us to think about how we turn information into knowledge, who can use that knowledge, and for what purposes. In this text, editor April Pattavina synthesizes the growing body of research in information technology and criminal justice. Contributors examine what has been learned from past experiences, what the current state of IT is in various components of the criminal justice system, and what challenges lie ahead....

Criminal Justice

Criminal Justice


  • Author : Julian V. Roberts
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release Date : 2015
  • Genre: Law
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780198716495


Criminal Justice Book Description :

The criminal justice system is wide ranging: it covers crimes, policing, the sentencing of offenders, and prisons. This title draws upon the latest research and current practices from around the world. Focusing on the adversarial model of justice found in common law countries such as the US, UK, Canada, and Australia, it discusses topics such as the uses of imprisonment, the effects of capital punishment, and the purposes of sentencing. Considering the role of the victim, as well as public knowledge and attitudes towards criminal justice, it assesses the way in which the system functions....

Criminal Justice in Ireland

Criminal Justice in Ireland


  • Author : Paul O'Mahony
  • Publisher : Institute of Public Administration
  • Release Date : 2002
  • Genre: Courts
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1902448715


Criminal Justice in Ireland Book Description :

Comprehensive overview of the Irish criminal justice system, its current problems and its vision for the future. Collection of essays by major office-holders, experienced practitioners, leading academics, legal scholars, sociologists, psychologists, philosophers and educationalists....

Criminal Justice

Criminal Justice


  • Author : George S. Bridges
  • Publisher : Pine Forge Press
  • Release Date : 1996-02-22
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0803990804


Criminal Justice Book Description :

Presents the field accurately and completely in a way that is understandable to undergraduates. Includes a rich collection of carefully edited classic and contemporary articles. Contains framing essays written by the Editors....

The Psychology and Law of Criminal Justice Processes

The Psychology and Law of Criminal Justice Processes


  • Author : Roger J. R. Levesque
  • Publisher : Nova Publishers
  • Release Date : 2006
  • Genre: Law
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1594543127


The Psychology and Law of Criminal Justice Processes Book Description :

Psychological science now reveals much about the law's response to crime. This is the first text to bridge both fields as it presents psychological research and theory relevant to each phase of criminal justice processes. The materials are divided into three parts that follow a comprehensive introduction. The introduction analyses the major legal themes and values that guide criminal justice processes and points to the many psychological issues they raise. Part I examines how the legal system investigates and apprehends criminal suspects. Topics range from the identification, searching and seizing to the questioning of suspects. Part II focuses on how the legal system establishes guilt. To do so, it centres on the process of bargaining and pleading c...

Sentencing and Criminal Justice
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Sentencing and Criminal Justice


  • Author : Andrew Ashworth
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2010-02-04
  • Genre: Law
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781139486743


Sentencing and Criminal Justice Book Description :

Andrew Ashworth expertly examines the key issues in English sentencing policy and practice including the mechanisms for producing sentencing guidelines. He considers the most high-profile stages in the criminal justice process such as the Court of Appeal's approach to the custody threshold, the framework for the sentencing of young offenders and the abiding problems of previous convictions in sentencing. Taking into account the Criminal Justice and Immigration Act 2008 and the Coroners and Justice Act 2009, the book's inter-disciplinary approach places the legislation and guidelines on sentencing in the context of criminological research, statistical trends and theories of punishment. By examining the law in relation to elements of the wider criminal...

Criminal Justice

Criminal Justice


  • Author : Peter Joyce
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2013
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780415620611


Criminal Justice Book Description :

This new and expanded edition builds upon material from the highly successful first edition. A comprehensive textbook on the criminal justice system, the book assesses the main theories concerned with the causes of crime (including white-collar and corporate crime), discusses the operation of all key criminal justice agencies - including the police, probation and prison services and the legal and youth justice systems -and identifies the main themes underpinning contemporary criminal justice policy. Key additions include: updated material from the first edition incorporating changes to criminal justice policy introduced by the 2010 Coalition government a new chapter that presents an overview of the criminal justice system discussions of the evolving ...