California Criminal Law Concepts

California Criminal Law Concepts Author Derald D. Hunt
ISBN-10 1269149202
Year 2013-03-12
Pages 329
Language en
Publisher
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California Criminal Law Concepts, 2013 Edition is the most authoritative full-featured textbook on California Criminal Law - and is updated with new relevant state laws each year!

California Criminal Law Concepts

California Criminal Law Concepts Author Derald D. Hunt
ISBN-10 1256509310
Year 2012-03-30
Pages 322
Language en
Publisher
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California Criminal Law Concepts, 2012 Edition is the most authoritative full-featured textbook on California Criminal Law - and is updated with new relevant state laws each year!

Introduction to Criminal Justice

Introduction to Criminal Justice Author Larry J. Siegel
ISBN-10 9781305969766
Year 2016-12-05
Pages 736
Language en
Publisher Cengage Learning
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One of the few bestselling introductory criminal justice texts written by professors who actively teach the course to large numbers of undergraduates each year, INTRODUCTION TO CRIMINAL JUSTICE is uniquely attuned to the needs of today's students and instructors. Now in its sixteenth edition and known for its authoritative, solidly researched content, Siegel and Worrall's text delivers comprehensive, cutting-edge coverage of criminal justice. Extremely student friendly, the text's balanced and objective presentation is packed with provocative real-world examples and the latest developments from the field. Crisp writing, complemented by vivid illustrations, deftly guides readers through the intricate workings of the police, courts, and correctional systems; the concepts and processes of justice; and key policy issues. The book also includes an emphasis on today's criminal justice careers, offering insights from numerous professionals on the rewards and realities of their jobs. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Contemporary Criminal Law

Contemporary Criminal Law Author Matthew Lippman
ISBN-10 9781483379371
Year 2015-07-22
Pages 584
Language en
Publisher SAGE Publications
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Contemporary Criminal Law: Concepts, Cases, and Controversies, Fourth Edition, combines the traditional concepts taught in undergraduate criminal law courses with thought-provoking cases and engaging learning tools. This bestselling text covers both foundational and emerging legal topics, such as terrorism, gangs, cybercrime, and hate crimes, in a student-friendly and approachable manner. Clear explanations of criminal law and defenses are complemented by provocative, well-edited cases and discussion questions that stimulate critical thinking and in-class discussion.

California Criminal Procedure

California Criminal Procedure Author Devallis Rutledge
ISBN-10 0942728971
Year 2000-01-01
Pages 368
Language en
Publisher Wadsworth Publishing Company
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Finally--a text written specifically for California criminal procedure. CALIFORNIA CRIMINAL PROCEDURE prepares students in all of the law-related disciplines for their role in the California criminal justice system. It not only covers the general concepts, constitutional principles, and universal procedures applicable throughout the American system, but also the particular aspects of applied procedure in California. For ease of teaching and learning, the material is presented in a concise, straightforward manner, with frequent citation to statute, case law, or other sources, and direct quotations where appropriate.

When Cultures Clash

When Cultures Clash Author Daniel P. Carlson
ISBN-10 0131137972
Year 2005
Pages 162
Language en
Publisher Pearson College Division
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Described as a "must read" for police officers and prospective candidates for law enforcement, this book invites readers to step back and examine their views and attitudes from a different perspective. In the process of defining and discussing the cultural underpinnings of the criminal justice community, the author addresses topics of special importance including sources of tension in police-citizen interactions; the challenges of law enforcement in a democratic society; policing as a "noble" profession; and police-community relations in a "Post 9/11 " environment. FEATURES A writing style reflective of the author's experience as a police practitioner and educator Examines the role and expectation of policing from both the citizen and officer perspective In-depth discussion of out-of-control subcultures; corruption and racial profiling Examines the role of the leader in the development and management of a police culture Outlines a range of strategies for strengthening police-citizen relationships Abundant examples from the "real" world of policing Proposes a set of "Core Values" characteristic of professional policing Each chapter opens with a set of "Guideposts" to help the reader focus on key issues Discussion questions to provoke further examination of key issues

Criminal Evidence

Criminal Evidence Author Judy Hails
ISBN-10 9781285062860
Year 2013-06-01
Pages 640
Language en
Publisher Cengage Learning
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With an emphasis on real-world applications, CRIMINAL EVIDENCE, Eighth Edition, provides readers with comprehensive, up-to-date coverage of common evidentiary topics in a brief, affordable format. This book thoroughly explores constitutional issues essential to the collection and seizure of admissible evidence and legal interrogation, carefully outlining concepts and processes applicable to every state and pointing out where great interstate variation exists or specific state codes may have a strong impact. Current trends and topics discussed include terrorism and homeland security, scientific evidence, Federal Rules of Evidence, hearsay, and the appellate system. Available with InfoTrac Student Collections http://gocengage.com/infotrac. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Criminal Law

Criminal Law Author Joel Samaha
ISBN-10 9781305856608
Year 2016-01-01
Pages 576
Language en
Publisher Cengage Learning
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Providing the undergraduate criminal law course with a nationally acclaimed blend of analysis and illustrative cases, Joel Samaha's CRIMINAL LAW has been the textbook of choice among instructors for more than 30 years. Praised for his clear, concise, and engaging writing style, Samaha presents criminal law using a combined text/casebook approach. The text is known for its methodical, careful explanations of traditional law categories as well as its inclusion of both classic and contemporary cases. Packed with the latest topics and cases, new You Decide critical thinking features, and new Criminal Law in Focus discussions, the Twelfth Edition is even more effective in helping students understand and think analytically about the underlying principles and policies that specific cases illustrate. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Essentials of Criminal Justice

Essentials of Criminal Justice Author Larry J. Siegel
ISBN-10 9781305887015
Year 2016-01-01
Pages 496
Language en
Publisher Cengage Learning
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ESSENTIALS OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE, Tenth Edition, is uniquely attuned to the needs of today's students and instructors. This brief introduction to the criminal justice system provides students with thorough, objective coverage of all the latest research in the field, cutting-edge topical and case discussions, and the richest examination of career options to be found in a criminal justice text -- all in fewer than 500 pages. The text is ideal for those who want the proven reliability of Siegel and Worrall's authorship in a shorter, paperback presentation. Impeccable scholarship is made accessible through the use of integrated learning objectives, plentiful visuals, and a unique Reality Check theme designed to disabuse students of the incorrect notions, perceptions, and biases they bring to the class. A unique focus on understanding ethical issues gives students opportunities to grapple with ethical concerns faced by agents of the criminal justice system in their professional lives. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Contemporary Business Mathematics for Colleges

Contemporary Business Mathematics for Colleges Author James E. Deitz
ISBN-10 9781305533899
Year 2015-03-31
Pages 560
Language en
Publisher Cengage Learning
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Presenting a basic, arithmetic-based approach, CONTEMPORARY BUSINESS MATHEMATICS FOR COLLEGES, 17E uses step-by-step development of concepts, hands-on practice exercises, and real-world applications to effectively prepare students for careers in business. Practical skill-building activities are emphasized throughout as the book progresses, from the most basic to more complex business math topics. Numerous problems and examples are taken from actual businesses. In addition, self-check features such as end-of-section Concept Checks, end-of-chapter Bottom Lines, and end-of-chapter Review Problems enable students to test their understanding before advancing to other topics or assignments. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Criminal Evidence

Criminal Evidence Author John L. Worrall
ISBN-10 0199783241
Year 2012
Pages 422
Language en
Publisher Oxford University Press, USA
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Now in its second edition, Criminal Evidence: An Introduction provides comprehensive and applied coverage of the rules of evidence, along with numerous case excerpts that clearly illustrate those rules. Using engaging, straightforward language, authors John L. Worrall, Craig Hemmens, and Lisa Nored offer an invaluable and innovative resource for both students and instructors. Concentrating on the Federal Rules of Evidence, this distinctive text presents in-depth yet concise coverageof evidentiary law in thirteen succinct chapters. To draw students into this complex subject, the authors explain criminal evidence through a unique blend of text and case excerpts; throughout, these excerpts illuminate the rules in useful, fascinating, and often unusual examples. New to this Edition * Includes hypothetical Case Decision" exercises * Revised and updated with the latest scholarship and research * A new chapter on wrongful convictions * Places more emphasis on the roleof evidence * Completely updated with important cases and developments in evidence law * Incorporates excerpts from the Federal Rules of Evidence * Helpful pedagogical resources and study aids--discussion questions, lists of relevant websites, and a glossary of key terms"

Introduction to Criminal Justice

Introduction to Criminal Justice Author Callie Marie Rennison
ISBN-10 9781452240671
Year 2015-01-06
Pages 488
Language en
Publisher SAGE
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Introduction to Criminal Justice: Systems, Diversity, and Change offers a brief, accessible approach to Criminal Justice with comprehensive and up-to-date coverage of all aspects of the criminal justice system in 14 succinct chapters. Using running cases that appear in each chapter, the book offers students real-life examples of the pathways and outcomes of criminal behavior. Designed to enhance learning and critical thinking skills, each case study provides concrete examples of events, concepts, and terms. Additionally, the emphasis on technology and the criminal justice system demonstrates the evolution and rapid societal changes that create complex questions for policy and ethical decision making. Offered both in print and Interactive eBook editions, this text provides flexibility for different modes of instruction and appeals to students of all learning styles.

Practicing Texas Politics

Practicing Texas Politics Author Lyle Brown
ISBN-10 9781305537156
Year 2015-01-01
Pages 576
Language en
Publisher Cengage Learning
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PRACTICING TEXAS POLITICS, 2015-¬2016 Edition, analyzes the practices and policies of the Lone Star State and gives students a realistic introduction to how public policy making is conducted there. This edition includes 11 new readings, a new chapter on the media and politics in Texas, expanded material on the courts and the criminal justice system in Texas, new critical thinking questions, and tightly integrated learning objectives throughout each chapter. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Criminal Justice in Action

Criminal Justice in Action Author Larry K. Gaines
ISBN-10 9781305854970
Year 2016-01-01
Pages 672
Language en
Publisher Cengage Learning
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As riveting and current as today's headlines, CRIMINAL JUSTICE IN ACTION, Ninth Edition, is designed with today's busy students and instructors in mind. Concepts make sense to students, thanks to vivid straight-from-the-headlines vignettes at the beginning of every chapter and plentiful real-world examples throughout the book. Choosing what's important to remember is a snap with each chapter's numbered objectives, which are reinforced throughout the chapter as well as in the book's supplementary items. Thinking critically and writing become less intimidating for students with the guidance of practical writing activities. Reviewers praise the book's crisp, clear topic coverage as well as its engaging magazine-style design and captivating writing, which combine to draw students into the material. And, with this edition's expanded coverage of ethics, policy, and discretion, students gain a panoramic view of key criminal justice issues that goes far beyond learning facts and the law. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.