Criminal Justice in America, 9th Edition

Book Description

CRIMINAL JUSTICE IN AMERICA, Ninth Edition, lets you experience the real-world excitement of this field while helping you to in your course with the support of proven, integrated study tools. In this engaging, reader-friendly text, you'll read true stories of offenders and their experiences within the system. You'll also learn about the crucial role that public policy plays in the criminal justice system and explore the hot issues that are changing the face of criminal justice today -- and shaping its future. Through contemporary examples, such as the Black Lives Matter movement, efforts to reform sentencing and reduce prison populations, and the impact of new technologies, this book highlights societal developments that pose new challenges for criminal justice professionals. What's more, the MindTap that accompanies this text helps you practice and master techniques and key concepts while engaging you with cases, career-based decision-making scenarios, visual summaries, and more.

Table of Contents

Part One: Crime and the Criminal Justice System
Chapter 1: The Criminal Justice System
Chapter 2: Crime and Crime Causation
Chapter 3: Criminal Justice and the Rule of

Part Two: Police
Chapter 4: Police
Chapter 5: Policing: Contemporary Issues and Challenges
Chapter 6: Police and Law

Part Three: Courts
Chapter 7: Courts and Adjudication
Chapter 8: Pretrial Procedures, Plea Bargaining, and the Criminal Trial
Chapter 9: Punishment and Sentencing

Part Four: Corrections
Chapter 10: Corrections
Chapter 11: Incarceration and Prison Society
Chapter 12: Probation and Intermediate Sanctions

Part Five: Contemporary Issues in Criminal Justice
Chapter 13: Reentry Into the Community
Chapter 14: and Criminal Justice
Chapter 15: Juvenile Justice

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