Experience Criminal Justice

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Date

January 10, 2013

Format

Paperback, 432 pages

ISBN

0078140900 / 9780078140907

$

Your Price

186.67



Overview


Main description

Experience Criminal Justice provides an environment for students to apply the foundations of the Criminal Justice system to interactive and assignable activities online. Students will read about the foundations of Courts, Cops, and Corrections in the streamlined, brief text, and then apply those foundations online as they use their own discretionary skills in You Make the Call videos and other online activities. Should officers issue a ticket to every single person who gets caught speeding? Students find out how to make their own decisions and learn that the Criminal Justice system isn’t all black and white. Experience Criminal Justice is assignable, tied to student learning outcomes, and is completely integrated with Blackboard.


Table of contents

PART ONE: The Foundations of Crime and Justice1 "Criminal Justice" in America 2 Defining and Explaining the Role of Criminal Law 3 Identifying and Measuring Crime 4 Criminal Statistics and the Extent of Crime

PART TWO: The Police 5 The Structure and Function of Policing 6 Policing Cases and Concepts: The Law of Arrest, Search, and Seizure 7 Police Conduct and Integrity

PART THREE: The Courts 8 The Structure and Function of American Courts 9 The Business of the Court: From First Appearance Through Trial 10 Sentencing, The Death Penalty, and Appeal

PART FOUR: Corrections 11 The Structure and Function of American Corrections 12 Life on the Inside: Institutional Conditions and Inmate Rights 13 Community-Based Corrections





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