Procedures in the Justice System

Author: Cliff Roberson
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN: 9780133814293
Release Date: 2015-01-08
Genre: Law

This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. For courses in criminal procedure From Arrest to Sentencing: A Comprehensive Guide to Criminal Justice Procedures Procedures in the Justice System presents the judicial procedures and related issues involved in criminal cases from arrest to conviction and sentencing. Real cases are used throughout to illuminate key points. Down-to-earth examples, illustrations, and court documents help make students grasp the application of key concepts and practice. The Eleventh Edition has been updated throughout and expanded to include new chapters on police and citizen encounters and interrogation procedures.

Procedures in the justice system

Author: Gilbert B. Stuckey
Publisher: MacMillan Publishing Company
ISBN: STANFORD:36105044534548
Release Date: 1991
Genre: Law

This text provides the introductory student with a thorough understanding of the justice system by examining how it achieves law and order. The book explains the duties and responsibilities of law enforcement agencies, courts, and correctional departments, following the criminal offender from the time of arrest through the completion of sentence. Written in a conversational style, all legal rules are presented in language that is easy to understand.

Procedures in the Justice System

Author: Gilbert B. Stuckey
Publisher:
ISBN: IND:39000007389781
Release Date: 1986
Genre: Criminal procedure

Providing readers with a thorough understanding of our justice system, this popular book explains the duties and responsibilities of the law enforcement agencies, courts, and correctional departments from the time of arrest through the sentencing of the criminal offender. Avoiding confusing legalese, it addresses why we have laws and why those laws are broken, the constitutional rights of an accused, and the underlying philosophy of correctional endeavors. The book gives readers a thorough understanding of our justice system and of the role each member must play to achieve, through teamwork, law and order for all. KEY TOPICS Chapter topics cover historical development of law and justice system; search and seizure; the arrest; initial appearance; pretrial proceedings; time and place of trial; the trial; confrontation and assistance of counsel; pretrial motions, hearings, and plea negotiations; the trial: roles of major participants; the jury; trial procedure; instructions and deliberation of the jury; the verdict and appeals; sentencing; collateral proceedings; and victims' rights. For individuals interested in our justice system, particularly those considering a career in the police force or office of corrections.

America s Courts and the Criminal Justice System

Author: David W. Neubauer
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781337670142
Release Date: 2018-01-01
Genre: Education

The premier choice for Courts courses for decades, this popular text offers a comprehensive explanation of the courts and the criminal justice system, presented in a streamlined, straightforward manner that appeals to instructors and students alike. Neubauer and Fradella's crisp and clear writing, characterized by the organization of material into brief sections within chapters, ensures that readers gain a firm handle on the material. At the same time, the text's innovative courtroom workhouse model -- which focuses on the interrelationships among the judge, prosecutor, and defense attorney -- brings the courtroom to life. AMERICA'S COURTS AND THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM has long been known for the way it gives students an accurate glimpse of what it is like to work within the American criminal justice system, and the thirteenth edition is no exception. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Criminal Procedure for the Criminal Justice Professional

Author: John N. Ferdico
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781133710516
Release Date: 2012-01-20
Genre: Education

CRIMINAL PROCEDURE FOR THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE PROFESSIONAL, Eleventh Edition, is the most accurate, up-to-date, and readable criminal procedure text available. Authors John N. Ferdico, Henry F. Fradella, and Christopher Totten clarify potentially confusing and obscure legal matters using clear and concise explanations of criminal procedure law and the reasoning behind the law. They translate the complexity of the subject matter into simple, straightforward guidelines and recommendations, illustrated with interesting examples of actual cases. The book's uniquely practical, real-life approach makes it an ideal reference book for current and future criminal justice professionals. From individual rights to arrest, search and seizure, confessions, and pretrial identifications, this best seller provides students with all the information they need to understand the legal rights, duties, and liabilities of law enforcement professionals. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Essentials of Criminal Justice

Author: Larry J. Siegel
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781337670821
Release Date: 2018-01-01
Genre: Education

ESSENTIALS OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE, 11th Edition, provides students with thorough, objective coverage of all the latest research in the field, cutting-edge topical and case discussions, and the richest examination of career options to be found in a criminal justice text -- all in fewer than 500 pages. The text is ideal for those who want the proven reliability of Siegel and Worrall's authorship in a shorter, paperback presentation. The authors make their impeccable scholarship accessible by using integrated learning objectives, visuals, and a unique theme designed to correct students’ misperceptions and biases. Students grapple with ethical concerns faced by agents of the criminal justice system in their professional lives, and are challenged to make informed decisions about what does and doesn't work in criminal justice. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Introduction to Law and the Legal System

Author: Frank August Schubert
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305143029
Release Date: 2014-01-01
Genre: Political Science

INTRODUCTION TO LAW AND THE LEGAL SYSTEM provides an overview of law and the American legal system, using cases to support the major functions of U.S. law. Suitable for a variety of departments and courses, this text is known for its broad coverage, flexible organization, and use of cases to explain legal concepts. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Criminal Procedure Law and Practice

Author: Rolando V. del Carmen
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305577367
Release Date: 2016-01-01
Genre: Education

Packed with examples from real-world situations faced by today's law enforcement professionals, CRIMINAL PROCEDURE: LAW AND PRACTICE, 10th Edition gives readers a practical and authoritative look at the most current guidelines in criminal procedure. Comprehensive and accurate without bogging readers down in unnecessary details, the text includes cutting-edge coverage of the law as it relates to arrests, searches and seizures, vehicle stops, use of force, interrogations, and line-ups. It also discusses current topics such as racial profiling, DNA evidence, plea bargaining, seizures of text/email messages, and many others. Interesting case briefs, sample police forms, hypothetical cases, and coverage of the most recent Supreme Court rulings keep the text as relevant as ever. Its clear, reader-friendly presentation makes law enforcement concepts easy to understand and apply. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Criminal Justice Pioneers in U S History

Author: Gerald Mark Jones
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon
ISBN: 0205359191
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Biography & Autobiography

This collection of 44 brief biographies of famous and infamous figures in criminal justice history brings to life the people who have made the field of criminal justice what it is today. The criminal justice system is composed of more than laws and policies--it is composed of people. The system is only as good or ethical as the people who work in it. These brief (3 to 8 page) biographies include Allan Pinkerton, Herman Goldstein, Joseph Wambaugh, Wyatt Earp, Earl Warren, and Dorothea Dix. "Criminal Justice Pioneers in U.S. History" is divided into five major sections to provide variety and breadth of coverage: (1) academics/theorists, (2) law enforcement pioneers, (3) court/legal pioneers, (4) correctional pioneers, and (5) juvenile justice pioneers.

The American System of Criminal Justice

Author: George F. Cole
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781337670180
Release Date: 2018-01-01
Genre: Education

This classic best seller, commonly referred to as The Eagle, helps students discover the challenges of pursuing justice in our society and identify the roles individuals play in the criminal justice system. Using an interdisciplinary lens, THE AMERICAN SYSTEM OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE, 16th Edition, presents elements from criminology, sociology, law, history, psychology, and political science. This approach challenges students to ask important questions and recognize contemporary problems as the means to build their understanding of the system's components and stages as well as its human consequences and policy challenges. Cole, Smith, and DeJong offer solid scholarship, approachable writing, and current, compelling events and cases that hold students' attention, thereby preparing them to participate in the system as citizens and future criminal justice practitioners. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Community Based Corrections

Author: Leanne Fiftal Alarid
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305633728
Release Date: 2016-01-01
Genre: Education

Objective, comprehensive, and up-to-date, the eleventh edition of best-selling COMMUNITY-BASED CORRECTIONS provides an excellent introduction to the theory, procedures, evidence-based practices, and personnel involved in community-based corrections. Students learn about the supervision techniques and treatment programs that constitute alternatives to incarceration, and which are designed to meet the level of risk and needs of each individual. These include probation, parole, electronic monitoring, house arrest, residential facilities, restitution, fines, and other options. Coverage of theories related to community correctional goals includes discussion of specific deterrence; rehabilitation through risk, needs, and responsivity; and restorative justice. Input from professionals in the field gives students invaluable insight into real-world practice. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Criminal Evidence

Author: Norman Garland
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
ISBN: 9780077721695
Release Date: 2014-01-10
Genre: Social Science

The seventh edition of Criminal Evidence presents the basic concepts of criminal evidence applied in the criminal justice environment. The text includes a description of the trial process, types of evidence, the rules relating to relevance, hearsay (including the Confrontation Clause), documentary evidence, qualification of witnesses, privileges, presumptions, judicial notice, photographs, and character. The text also presents the principles relating to the impact of the Constitution of the United States on the admissibility of evidence (i.e. search and seizure, admissions and confessions, the right to counsel, identification procedures), and principles relating to the law enforcement professional as a witness. It is written in a clear, lively, and personal style to appeal to criminal justice professionals and students on the way to becoming professionals.

Juvenile Justice

Author: John T. Whitehead
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781317534587
Release Date: 2015-02-20
Genre: Social Science

Juvenile Justice: An Introduction, 8th edition, presents a comprehensive picture of juvenile offending, delinquency theories, and how juvenile justice actors and agencies react to delinquency. It covers the history and development of the juvenile justice system and the unique issues related to juveniles, offering evidence-based suggestions for successful interventions and treatment and examining the new balance model of juvenile court. This new edition not only includes the latest available statistics on juvenile crime and victimization, drug use, court processing, and corrections, but provides insightful analysis of recent developments, such as those related to the use of probation supervision fees; responses to gangs and cyber bullying; implementing the deterrence model (Project Hope); the possible impact of drug legalization; the school-to-prison pipeline; the extent of victimization and mental illness in institutions; and implications of major court decisions regarding juveniles, such as Life Without Parole (LWOP) for juveniles. Each chapter enhances student understanding with Key Terms, a "What You Need to Know" section highlighting important points, and Discussion Questions. Links at key points in the text show students where they can go to get the latest information, and a comprehensive glossary aids comprehension.

Criminological Theory a Life Course Approach

Author: Associate Professor Iowa State University Matt Delisi
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 9781449636173
Release Date: 2011-01-01
Genre: Law

In order to understand the perpetuance of crime, multiple influences in offenders lives must be considered. Criminological Theory: A Life-Course Approach explores criminal and anti-social behavior by examining important factors occurring at each stage of life. This collection of cutting-edge scholarship comprehensively covers life-course antisocial behavior ranging from prenatal factors, to childhood examples of disruptive behavior, delinquency, and adult crime. Diverse research from internationally recognized experts on criminal behavior brings readers towards a sharpened understanding of crime and the prevailing life-course approach."