Criminal Justice Essentials. 9th Edition

  • ID: 2251797
  • Book
  • 568 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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Revised and updated to reflect recent research and statutory changes, the Ninth Edition of Sue Titus Reid′sCriminal JusticeEssentials represents the most comprehensive yet concise overview of the major areas of various criminal justice systems – with a primary focus on U.S.  federal and state systems. In addition to providing thorough coverage of how the criminal justice system functions, leading scholar and author Sue Titus Reid reveals the complex interrelationships of the various segments of the system. Utilizing a reader–friendly approach, Reid cuts through legal jargon to address the latest social science research, legal cases and appellate opinion, federal and state statutes, state and Congressional bills, and current events. The latest cases, statutes, and citations are included.
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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

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