Criminal Justice in America

In this engaging, reader-friendly text, you'll read true stories of offenders and their experiences within the system. Through contemporary examples, efforts to reform sentencing and reduce prison populations, and the impact of new technologies, such as the Black Lives Matter movement, this book highlights societal developments that pose new challenges for criminal justice professionals.

Criminal justice in america, lets you experience the real-world excitement of this dynamic field while helping you to excel in your course with the support of proven, Ninth Edition, integrated study tools. 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.

What's more, the mindtap that accompanies this text helps you practice and master techniques and key concepts while engaging you with video cases, career-based decision-making scenarios, visual summaries, and more.

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System for investigating & prosecuting criminal offenses - from arrest to disposition. Used book in Good Condition. Step-by-step outline of the U. S.

Ordinary Injustice: How America Holds Court

Going beyond the usual explanations of bad apples and meager funding, Ordinary Injustice reveals a clubby legal culture of compromise, and shows the tragic consequences that result when communities mistake the rules that lawyers play by for the rule of law. Holt McDougal. A groundbreaking book. Used book in Good Condition.

Here is the public defender who pleads most of his clients guilty with scant knowledge about their circumstances; the judge who sets outrageous bail for negligible crimes; the prosecutor who habitually declines to pursue significant cases; the court that works together to achieve a wrongful conviction.

. Revealing the systemic, everyday problems in our courts that must be addressed if justice is truly to be served. Doris kearns goodwinattorney and journalist Amy Bach spent eight years investigating the widespread courtroom failures that each day upend lives across America. It is time, bach argues, to institute a new method of checks and balances that will make injustice visible―the first and necessary step to reform.

What she found was an assembly-line approach to justice: a system that rewards mediocre advocacy, bypasses due process, and shortchanges both defendants and victims to keep the court calendar moving.

Criminology: The Essentials

Holt McDougal. In the new full-color third Edition, special features have been added to engage the reader in thinking critically about concepts in criminology. Used book in Good Condition. Criminology: the essentials, introduces students to major theoretical perspectives and criminology topics in a concise, Third Edition, by Anthony Walsh and Cody Jorgensen, easy-to-read format.

This straightforward overview of the major subject areas in criminology still thoroughly covers the most up-to-date advances in theory and research.

Taking Sides: Clashing Views in Crime and Criminology

Each taking sides issue is thoughtfully framed with learning outcomes, an Issue Summary, an Introduction, and an "Exploring the Issue" section featuring Critical Thinking and Reflection, Is There Common Ground?, Additional Resources, and Internet References. Holt McDougal. Used book in Good Condition. You can browse the entire Taking Sides Collection on Create or you can search by topic, author, or keywords.

Select individual taking sides issues to enhance your course, or access and select the entire Hickey: Taking Sides: Clashing Views in Crime and Criminology, 12/e book here http://create. Mheducation. Com/createonline/index. Html#qlink=search%2ftext%3disbn:1259670627 for an easy, pre-built teaching resource.

Go to the taking sides Collection on McGraw-Hill Create™ at www. Mcgrawhillcreate. Com/takingsides and click on "Explore this Collection" to browse the entire Collection. The taking sides collection on mcgraw-Hill Create™ includes current controversial issues in a debate-style format designed to stimulate student interest and develop critical thinking skills.

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Police Operations: Theory and Practice

Holt McDougal. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. Now better than ever, this convenient book is an ideal resource for law enforcement students and professionals who want an accessible, up-to-date guide to essential principles and current trends and practices in police operations. This trusted book provides a focused, practical introduction to the key principles and practices guiding the operations of modern police departments.

. A new "perspectives from a First-Line Supervisor" feature shares practical, applied information. The authors complement this wealth of information with an appealing writing style, numerous photos and illustrations, and real-life examples to engage your interest, enhance learning, and demonstrate the professional relevance of chapter material.

While maintaining its proven instructional approach and strong focus on community- and problem-oriented policing, the sixth edition of POLICE OPERATIONS: THEORY AND PRACTICE reflects the latest trends and research shaping the day-to-day operations of progressive police departments. Highlights include new and revised information on evolving technology, how police use websites and social media to communicate with the public, the police officer hiring process, patrol techniques, federal emergency response agencies, cell phone use and laws, cultural diversity, hazardous materials response, and cyberterrorism.


Punished: Policing the Lives of Black and Latino Boys New Perspectives in Crime, Deviance, and Law

These boys found themselves in a vicious cycle, watched, caught in a spiral of punishment and incarceration as they were harassed, even before they had committed any crimes, profiled, and disciplined at young ages, eventually leading many of them to fulfill the destiny expected of them. Punished examines the difficult lives of these young men, who now face punitive policies in their schools, communities, and a world where they are constantly policed and stigmatized.

A former gang member and juvenile delinquent, rios managed to escape the bleak outcome of many of his friends and earned a PhD at Berkeley and returned to his hometown to study how inner city young Latino and African American boys develop their sense of self in the midst of crime and intense policing.

Holt McDougal. But beyond a fatalistic account of these marginalized young men, Rios finds that the very system that criminalizes them and limits their opportunities, sparks resistance and a raised consciousness that motivates some to transform their lives and become productive citizens. Used book in Good Condition.

New york University Press. Honorable mention, presented by the racial and ethnic minorities section of the american sociological association 2012 best book award, latino/a sociology Section, presented by the Society for the Study of Social Problems Honorable Mention, presented by the American Sociological Association 2012 Finalist, and Mobility Section of the American Sociological Association 2013 Oliver Cromwell Cox Book Award, 2013 Outstanding Book Award, Poverty, presented by the Inequality, 2014 Eduardo Bonilla-Silva Outstanding Book Award, C.

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Criminal Law

New york University Press. You'll also see these principles at work in the cases and crimes that illustrate them. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. In fact, former users report that this is the only book they keep, and those who go on to law school say that it helps them in their criminal law course.

Clear and easy to understand, joel Samaha's best-selling text helps you apply criminal law's enduring foundations and principles to fascinating, current court cases and specific crimes. Holt McDougal. As you progress through the book, society, property, you'll learn about the general principles of criminal liability and its defenses, as well as the elements of crimes against persons, and the state.

With a blend of case excerpts and author commentary, the author guides you as you sharpen your critical thinking and legal analysis skills. Featuring the latest topics and court cases, criminal lAW, and study tools to maximize your course success including MindTap, real-world illustrations, 12th Edition will serve as a valuable reference long after you graduate.


Generous Justice: How God's Grace Makes Us Just

In generous justice, he explores a life of justice empowered by an experience of grace: a generous, gracious justice. New york University Press. Used book in Good Condition. Isn’t it full of regressive views? didn’t it condone slavery? Why look to the Bible for guidance on how to have a more just society? But Timothy Keller challenges these preconceived beliefs and presents the Bible as a fundamental source for promoting justice and compassion for those in need.

Holt McDougal. Used book in Good Condition. This book offers readers a new understanding of modern justice and human rights that will resonate with both the faithful and the skeptical. Renowned pastor and bestselling author of The Prodigal Prophet Timothy Keller shares his most provocative and illuminating message yet.

It is commonly thought in secular society that the Bible is one of the greatest hindrances to doing justice.

Ethical Dilemmas and Decisions in Criminal Justice

Develop the ethical decision-making skills that are essential in the field of criminal justice with the help of ETHICAL DILEMMAS AND DECISIONS IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE, 10th Edition. Holt McDougal. Exercises, cases and practical scenarios illustrate the significance of ethics in the criminal justice arena. Whatever your criminal justice career plans, this book prepares you to deal effectively with ethical challenges on the job.

Used book in Good Condition. Packed with current, the text covers ethics as it relates to the police, real-world examples, the courts and corrections. You'll learn about the principles and theories that are the foundation of ethical decision making and gain insight into the latest challenges and issues in criminal justice--the Black Lives Matter movement and the Ferguson effect, the militarization of the police, prosecutorial misconduct, DOJ consent decrees, sanctuary cities, the misuse of power and more.

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Psychology: Contemporary Perspectives

Rich pedagogyall running features are integrated into the main body of the text, helping to maintain the flow of the narrative--and the attention of students!* "Freeze Frame" snapshots underscoring the theme of each chapter tell the compelling stories of real-life individuals. Living psychology" applies psychology to students' everyday lives, helping them understand the benefits of what they are studying.

Critical thinking about Psychology" sections give students the tools they need in order to effectively and objectively interpret research. Used book in Good Condition. Holt McDougal. Course cartridges: Available for a variety of learning management systems. Instructor's companion website: the instructor's portion of the companion website--available to adopters--includes all the teaching tools described above, which are available for immediate download www.

Oup. Com/us/okami. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. This approach invites students to develop a modern appraisal of psychology. The most current researchthe book covers the latest in evolutionary psychology and behavior genetics, cross-cultural work in cognition, ecological and evolutionary theories of learning, the latest neuroscience data and its critiques, and endophenotype research in the genetic causes of schizophrenia.