Criminal Justice in Action (10th Edition)

Download Criminal Justice in Action (10th Edition) written by Larry K. Gaines, Roger LeRoy Miller in PDF format. This book is under the category Law and bearing the isbn/isbn13 number 1337557838/9781337557832. You may reffer the table below for additional details of the book.

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book-author

Larry K. Gaines, Roger LeRoy Miller

publisher

Cengage Learning; 10th edition

file-type

PDF

pages

640 pages

language

English

asin

B078KSFJTD

isbn10

1337557838

isbn13

9781337557832


Book Description

Criminal Justice in Action, 10th Edition (PDF) is written to be as captivating and up-to-date as the news headlines of today, and it is designed with the needs of today’s college students and instructors in mind. The concepts are brought to life through the use of vivid vignettes that are taken straight from the headlines at the beginning of each chapter and real-world examples that are spread throughout the book. The numbered objectives that are presented at the beginning of each chapter and that are reiterated throughout each chapter as well as in the supplemental material that comes with the book make it easy to choose what it is that you need to commit to memory. The guidance provided by practical writing activities makes critical thinking and writing less intimidating. [Case in point:] [Case in point:] The topic coverage is praised for being clear and concise, and reviewers also compliment the magazine-like design and captivating writing. Students are provided with insightful coverage of policy, ethics, and discretion, allowing them to gain a panoramic view of key issues pertaining to criminal justice that goes beyond merely learning facts.

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Table of contents


Table of contents :
Cover
Contents in Brief
Contents
Special Features
Preface
Part 1: The Criminal Justice System
Chapter 1: Criminal Justice Today
What Is Crime?
The Purpose of the Criminal Justice System
The Structure of the Criminal Justice System
Discretion and Ethics
Criminal Justice Today
Summary
Questions for Critical Analysis
Key Terms
Notes
Chapter One Appendix
Chapter 2: Causes of Crime
The Role of Theory
The Brain and the Body
Bad Neighborhoods and Other Economic Disadvantages
Life Lessons and Criminal Behavior
The Link between Drugs and Crime
Criminology from Theory to Practice
Summary
Questions for Critical Analysis
Key Terms
Notes
Chapter 3: The Crime Picture: Offenders and Victims
Classification of Crimes
Measuring Crime in the United States
Victims of Crime
Crime Trends in the United States
Summary
Questions for Critical Analysis
Key Terms
Notes
Chapter 4: Inside Criminal Law
The Development of American Criminal Law
The Purposes of Criminal Law
The Elements of a Crime
Defenses under Criminal Law
Procedural Safeguards
Summary
Questions for Critical Analysis
Key Terms
Notes
Part 2: The Police and Law Enforcement
Chapter 5: Law Enforcement Today
The Responsibilities of the Police
A Short History of the American Police
Recruitment and Training: Becoming a Police Officer
Women and Minorities in Policing Today
Public and Private Law Enforcement
Summary
Questions for Critical Analysis
Key Terms
Notes
Chapter 6: Problems and Solutions in Modern Policing
The Role of Discretion in Policing
Police Organization and Field Operations
Police Strategies: What Works
“Us versus Them”: Issues in Modern Policing
Police Misconduct and Ethics
Summary
Questions for Critical Analysis
Key Terms
Notes
Chapter 7: Police and the Constitution: The Rules of Law Enforcement
The Fourth Amendment
Lawful Searches and Seizures
Stops and Frisks
Arrests
The Interrogation Process and Miranda
The Identification Process
Summary
Questions for Critical Analysis
Key Terms
Notes
Part 3: Criminal Courts
Chapter 8: Courts and the Quest for Justice
Functions of the Courts
The Basic Principles of the American Judicial System
State Court Systems
The Federal Court System
Judges in the Court System
The Courtroom Work Group
Summary
Questions for Critical Analysis
Key Terms
Notes
Chapter 9: Pretrial Procedures: The Adversary System in Action
The Prosecution
The Defense Attorney
Pretrial Detention
Establishing Probable Cause
The Prosecutorial Screening Process
Pleading Guilty
Summary
Questions for Critical Analysis
Key Terms
Notes
Chapter 10: The Criminal Trial
Special Features of Criminal Trials
Jury Selection
The Trial
The Final Steps of the Trial and Postconviction Procedures
Summary
Questions for Critical Analysis
Key Terms
Notes
Chapter 11: Punishment and Sentencing
The Purpose of Sentencing
The Structure of Sentencing
Inconsistencies in Sentencing
Sentencing Reform
Capital Punishment
Summary
Questions for Critical Analysis
Key Terms
Notes
Part 4: Corrections
Chapter 12: Probation, Parole, and Intermediate Sanctions
The Justifications for Community Corrections
Probation: Doing Time in the Community
The Parole Picture
Intermediate Sanctions
The Paradox of Community Corrections
Summary
Questions for Critical Analysis
Key Terms
Notes
Chapter 13: Prisons and Jails
A Short History of American Prisons
Prison Organization and Management
Inmate Population Trends
Private Prisons
Jails
Summary
Questions for Critical Analysis
Key Terms
Notes
Chapter 14: The Prison Experience and Prisoner Reentry
Prison Culture
Prison Violence
Correctional Officers and Discipline
Inside a Women’s Prison
Return to Society
Summary
Questions for Critical Analysis
Key Terms
Notes
Part 5: Special Issues
Chapter 15: The Juvenile Justice System
The Evolution of American Juvenile Justice
Determining Delinquency Today
Trends in Juvenile Delinquency
Factors in Juvenile Delinquency
First Contact: The Police and Pretrial Procedures
Trying and Punishing Juveniles
Summary
Questions for Critical Analysis
Key Terms
Notes
Chapter 16: Today’s Challenges: Cyber Crime, Security vs. Liberty, and White-Collar Crime
Cyber Crime
Security vs. Liberty
White-Collar Crime
Summary
Questions for Critical Analysis
Key Terms
Notes
Appendix A: The Constitution of the United States
Appendix B: Discretion in Action Case Studies
Appendix C: Table of Cases
Glossary
Name Index
Subject Index

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