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Criminal Justice Today: An Introductory Text for the 21st Century, 12th Edition

By Frank J. Schmalleger

Published by Prentice Hall

Published Date: Feb 23, 2012

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Criminal Justice Today, 12/e, continues to lead as the gold-standard for criminal justice texts. Best-selling, student- and instructor-preferred, and time-tested—Schmalleger is the most current and popular text in the market. The text guides criminal justice students in the struggle to find a satisfying balance between freedom and security, and focuses on the crime picture in America and on the three traditional elements of the criminal justice system: police, courts, and corrections.

Table of Contents

Part 1   CRIME IN AMERICA

Chapter 1        What Is Criminal Justice?

Chapter 2        The Crime Picture

Chapter 3        The Search for Causes

Chapter 4        Criminal Law

 

Part 2   POLICING

Chapter 5        Policing: History and Structure

Chapter 6        Policing: Purpose and Organization

Chapter 7        Policing: Legal Aspects

Chapter 8        Policing: Issues and Challenges 

 

Part 3   ADJUDICATION

Chapter 9        The Courts: Structure and Participants

Chapter 10      Pretrial Activities and the Criminal Trial

Chapter 11      Sentencing

 

Part 4   CORRECTIONS

Chapter 12      Probation, Parole, and Community Corrections

Chapter 13      Prisons and Jails

Chapter 14      Prison Life

 

Part 5   SPECIAL ISSUES

Chapter 15      Juvenile Justice

Chapter 16      Drugs and Crime

Chapter 17      Terrorism and Multinational Criminal Justice

Chapter 18      The Future of Criminal Justice

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ISBN-13: 978-0-13-273981-8

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