Constitutional Law and the Criminal Justice System

Author: J. Scott Harr,Kären M. Hess,Christine H. Orthmann,Jonathon Kingsbury

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1337514799

Category: Education

Page: 528

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Unrivaled in its simplicity and skill-building pedagogy, Harr, Hess, Orthmann, and Kingsbury's text thoroughly explains the complexities of the U.S. Constitution and the criminal justice system. The text avoids legalese and is packed with real-world examples. Its pedagogical framework helps readers develop a solid understanding of key issues and concepts, and more than 200 plainly written, summarized cases introduce pertinent cases in a non-intimidating manner. The text devotes considerable time to the Fourth and Fifth Amendments, exploring their application to such issues as reasonable search and seizure, double jeopardy, and testifying against oneself. CONSTITUTIONAL LAW AND THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM, 7th Edition includes expanded discussions of the First and Second Amendments as well as cutting-edge coverage of immigration, terrorism and homeland security, electronic surveillance and the use of drones, use of force, and searches of cell phones and other digital evidence. What’s more, the MindTap that accompanies this text helps students practice and master techniques and key concepts while engaging them with career-based decision-making scenarios, visual summaries, and more. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Introduction to Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice

Author: Kären M. Hess,Christine Hess Orthmann,Henry Lim Cho

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1337515906

Category: Education

Page: 648

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Fully updated to reflect the latest changes in the field, this new edition provides comprehensive, practical coverage of both law enforcement and the criminal justice system as a whole (including courts, corrections, and juvenile justice) in one convenient volume. Acclaimed for its uniquely accessible writing style, many real-world examples, and its realistic and relevant boots on the street perspective, this new edition is packed with up-to-date information on today's hottest topics. These include the numerous ways technology is changing the day-to-day operations of policing; the recommendations of the President's Task Force on 21st Century Policing, including the need to improve trust and legitimacy with the public and a shift to a guardian mindset; the law enforcement response to new terrorism threats such as ISIS and homegrown violent extremists, the consequences of Brady-Giglio violations, and more. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Leading U.S. Supreme Court Cases in Criminal Justice

Briefs and Key Terms

Author: Dean J. Champion

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780135131824

Category: Law

Page: 618

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"Leading U.S. Supreme Court Cases in Criminal Justice: Briefs and Key Terms "is an indispensable reference for courses in criminal procedure, constitutional law and criminal law. The book is divided into two major sections. The first major section includes annotated briefs of over 1000 U.S. Supreme Court decisions that have impacted the criminal justice system. The second major section includes more than 6000 key terms and definitions across all areas of criminal justice and criminology. Features of the book include: U.S. Supreme Court cases indexed by over 160 categories Case annotations include case details, court holdings, reasons for such holdings and relevance of cases to criminal justice Explanation of citation protocol for "U.S. Reports," "Supreme Court Reporter," and regional state Supreme Court compilations and reporters, such as the "Pacific Reporter "and "Southwestern Reporter." Addresses and contact information provided for most Ph.D. programs in criminology/criminal justice Comprehensive listing of acronyms for criminal justice organizations and agencies Up-to-date listing of Internet sites accessed by criminologists for research Contact information for all U.S. corrections agencies, including probation and parole

Professionalism in Policing: An Introduction

Author: David Thomas

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 0495091898

Category: Social Science

Page: 384

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Professionalism in Policing: An Introduction will provide your students with a good understanding of the police officer’s role in American society today. This accessible book will give your students insight into the real world of policing by addressing such topics as racial profiling, police brutality, education, police socialization and leadership. Professionalism in Policing: An Introduction also includes the topics of criminal law and ethics, which are fundamental to policing but missing from other books on the topic. Your students will be presented with real-life scenarios where they get to be the decision maker, while learning to understand that the decisions they will make as police officers may have a lasting impact on their lives, as well as on their communities. The author has a strong academic and practical background. In addition to teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and at a police academy for 25 years, he also has field experience as a police officer, sheriff, and conservation officer. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Juvenile Justice

Author: Kären Hess,Christine Orthmann,John Wright

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1133049621

Category: Social Science

Page: 464

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A highly accessible, student-friendly text, JUVENILE JUSTICE, Sixth Edition, offers a practical and comprehensive look at the juvenile justice system. The text explores various programs and processes that exist in today’s field, including prevention efforts through school and community-based programs. The Sixth edition features a prestigious new coauthor--John Paul Wright from the University of Cincinnati--and provides a new emphasis on evidence-based practice and other cutting-edge issues such as cyberbullying, school violence, female delinquency, and more. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Careers in Criminal Justice and Related Fields: From Internship to Promotion

Author: J. Scott Harr,Kären M. Hess

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 0495600326

Category: Social Science

Page: 368

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This comprehensive text provides your students with the invaluable information they need to help them enter and succeed in the field of criminal justice from finding an internship to identifying the right criminal justice profession for them. Written by seasoned professionals, CAREERS IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND RELATED FIELDS: FROM INTERNSHIP TO PROMOTION, 6E, guides students in developing job-search strategies: offering key information on internship requirements, professional conduct, resumes, interviews, and locating jobs. The text is also a highly effective resource to those already in the field who are interested in professional development, job change and promotional advancement. The new edition features expanded coverage of key topics such as disqualifiers for positions, new emergency-management jobs, internship opportunities, cover letter preparation, career decision-making tools, and interviewing. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Tried and Convicted

How Police, Prosecutors, and Judges Destroy Our Constitutional Rights

Author: Michael D. Cicchini JD

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers

ISBN: 1442217197

Category: Law

Page: 176

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When an individual is accused of a crime he is provided, at least in theory, with numerous constitutional rights throughout the legal process. These constitutional rights, however, are soft and flexible, and are subject to a tremendous amount of manipulation by police, prosecutors, and judges. The result is that these government agents are easily able to bypass, and in fact destroy, our constitutional protections. This abuse of our fundamental rights is extremely dangerous. Far from being mere technicalities, constitutional rights benefit all citizens, not just the factually guilty, in ways that go unappreciated by most of us. In today’s hyper-vigilant, tough-on-crime climate, many good people from all walks of life find themselves charged with serious crimes for behaving in ways that most of us would be shocked to learn are criminal. For these reasons, it is in all of our interests to ensure strong constitutional safeguards for everyone. Tried and Convicted explains several individual constitutional rights that are intended to protect us from the vagaries of the criminal justice system, and gives detailed examples of how government agents routinely circumvent those rights. It also exposes the underlying problems that enable government agents to circumvent the constitution, and concludes by offering potential solutions to these problems. Using real life examples throughout, Cicchini provides a wake-up call for all of us.

Constitutional Law for Criminal Justice

Author: Jacqueline R. Kanovitz,Jefferson L. Ingram,Christopher J. Devine

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 0429892098

Category: Social Science

Page: 876

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Criminal justice professionals often do not receive the training they need to recognize constitutional principles that apply to their everyday work. Constitutional Law for Criminal Justice offers a way to solve this problem by providing a comprehensive, well-organized, and up-to-date analysis of constitutional issues that affect criminal justice professionals. Constitutional Law for Criminal Justice makes complex concepts accessible to students at all levels of criminal justice education. The chapters begin with an outline and end with a summary. Key terms and concepts are defined in the glossary. Tables, figures, and charts are used to synthesize and simplify information. The result is an incomparably clear, student-friendly textbook that has remained a leader in criminal justice education for 50 years.

Police Operations: Theory and Practice

Author: Kären M. Hess,Christine H. Orthmann,Henry Lim Cho

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1285667468

Category: Social Science

Page: 576

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This trusted book provides a focused, practical introduction to the key principles and practices guiding the operations of modern police departments. 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. A new Perspectives from a First-Line Supervisor feature shares practical, applied information. Highlights include new and revised information on evolving technology, the police officer hiring process, how police use websites and social media to communicate with the public, patrol techniques, cultural diversity, cell phone use and laws, hazardous materials response, federal emergency response agencies, and cyberterrorism. 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. 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. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Correctional Law for the Correctional Officer

Author: William C. Collins

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781569911327

Category: Correctional law

Page: 189

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This thoroughly updated edition answers officers' questions about the rights of inmates and staff and provides correctional staff with a basic understanding of the law. Includes federal and state court cases. Explains legal liabilities and the rights associated with searches and seizures, use of force, punishment, AIDS, suicide, protective custody, religion, mail, visiting and more. Includes review questions and answers for each chapter.

Basic Criminal Law

The Constitution, Procedure, and Crimes

Author: Anniken Davenport

Publisher: Pearson

ISBN: 0134559967

Category: Law

Page: 456

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This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. For courses in criminal law and criminal procedure (as well as supplementary readings in constitutional law) in the paralegal and more general criminal justice programs. A comprehensive, well-organized approach to understanding key legal concepts and developing the essential skills and hands-on experience needed to enter the legal profession Basic Criminal Law, Fifth Edition, provides a thorough grounding in criminal law, its history, how it is practiced today, and what trends will take it into the future. Rich with features that guide readers through the history of criminal law, the crimes themselves, and specific legal procedures, this text offers numerous opportunities to develop the real-world skills needed to enter the workforce. The Fifth Edition includes: insights from current and high-profile key cases; new You Make the Call sections; a revised chapter on sex crimes; a revised appeals section; updated crime statistics and definitions; updated evidence concept sections; and enhanced practical tips and strategies.

Criminal Procedure

Constitution and Society

Author: Marvin Zalman

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780131777088

Category: Law

Page: 458

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Constitutional criminal procedure law under the U.S. Constitution and Bill of Rights is presented in a unique way that helps readers to discover the law and determine how the law fits into society. From the meaning of criminal procedure, through investigation, arrest, search and interrogation procedure, to the trial process, this book focuses on the relationship of the law to society and the criminal justice system. For people working in the criminal justice system.

Essential Criminal Justice and Criminology Research Methods

Author: Peter B. Kraska,William Lawrence Neuman

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780137003938

Category: Social Science

Page: 341

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This criminal justice and criminology research methods text brings together thorough and balanced coverage of both quantitative and qualitative methods, including deeper coverage of the mixed-methods approach than any other text. ESSENTIAL CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND CRIMINOLOGY RESEARCH METHODS, 1/e showcases the field's most relevant and important research, helping students understand both the significance and relevance of criminal justice and criminology research. This text is designed to keep readers engaged through user-friendly writing, outstanding student research projects, and many hands-on exercises. It is also rigorous, logically coherent, and comprehensive — providing everything students need to become critical consumers and competent producers of research-based knowledge.

History of Criminal Justice

Author: Mark Jones,Peter Johnstone

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1437734979

Category: History

Page: 448

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Covering criminal justice history on a cross-national basis, this book surveys criminal justice in Western civilization and American life chronologically from ancient times to the present. It is an introduction to the historical problems of crime, law enforcement and penology, set against the background of major historical events and movements. Integrating criminal justice history into the scope of European, British, French and American history, this text provides the opportunity for comparisons of crime and punishment over boundaries of national histories. The text concludes with a chapter that addresses terrorism and homeland security. * Spans all of western history, and examines the core beliefs about human nature and society that informed the development of criminal justice systems. The fifth edition gives increased coverage of American law enforcement, corrections, and legal systems * Each chapter is enhanced with supplemental "Timeline," "Time Capsule," and "Featured Outlaw" boxes as well as discussion questions, notes and problems * Contains discussion questions, notes, learning objectives, key terms lists, biographical vignettes of key historical figures, and "History Today" exercises to engage the reader and encourage critical thinking

Constitutional Rights

Myths and Realities

Author: Christopher E. Smith

Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780534639655

Category: Law

Page: 263

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The aim of this book is to help people understand the details of the legal protections purportedly provided for them by the Bill of Rights. [The book is] to be used in a wide range of criminal justice and political science course, including introduction to criminal justice, introduction to political science, constitutional law, introduction to legal issues, philosophy of law, sociology of law, and those courses in which legal concepts are discussed.-Pref.

The Complete Idiot's Guide to the Criminal Justice System

Author: Robin Sax, Esq.

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101145080

Category: Political Science

Page: 336

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Learning About Crime, Pays. Most people watch television shows such as Law and Order and see a simplified version of the world of cops and courtrooms. In fact, the American criminal justice system is one of the most complex legal establishments in the world. The Complete Idiot's Guide® to the Criminal Justice System de- mystifies the complexity of the judicial establishment and the bureaucracy behind it in a clear, jargon-free and detailed portrait so that any citizen can understand how it works. -- Public is highly interested in criminal investigations and trials -- Also a useful resource for people planning to enter these fields -- Includes detailed glossary of legal terms

Criminal Law and Procedure

Author: Daniel E. Hall

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 130517674X

Category: Law

Page: 768

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CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCEDURE, 7th edition delivers extensive coverage of every aspect of the law and details the duties a paralegal is expected to perform when working within criminal law. High-level, comprehensive coverage is combined with cutting-edge developments, foundational concepts, and emerging trends, such as terrorism, treason, and national security crimes; cyber stalking; virtual child pornography; corporate crime, racial profiling, and more. Case excerpts help you develop your case analysis skills, while a variety of built-in learning aids sharpen your problem solving and analytical skills. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Criminal Law for the Criminal Justice Professional

Author: Norman Garland

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

ISBN: 9780078026584

Category: Law

Page: 512

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Criminal Law for the Criminal Justice Professional, authored by criminal justice expert Norman M. Garland, provides a comprehensive study of the rules and laws that encompass the structure of the criminal justice system. The 4th edition gives a wide-ranging overview of the nature, origins, and purposes of the criminal justice system, affording students a thorough understanding of this complex subject matter. The Connect course for this offering includes SmartBook, an adaptive reading and study experience which guides students to master, recall, and apply key concepts while providing automatically-graded assessments. McGraw-Hill Connect® is a subscription-based learning service accessible online through your personal computer or tablet. Choose this option if your instructor will require Connect to be used in the course. Your subscription to Connect includes the following: • SmartBook® - an adaptive digital version of the course textbook that personalizes your reading experience based on how well you are learning the content. • Access to your instructor’s homework assignments, quizzes, syllabus, notes, reminders, and other important files for the course. • Progress dashboards that quickly show how you are performing on your assignments and tips for improvement. • The option to purchase (for a small fee) a print version of the book. This binder-ready, loose-leaf version includes free shipping. Complete system requirements to use Connect can be found here: http://www.mheducation.com/highered/platforms/connect/training-support-students.html

The Collapse of American Criminal Justice

Author: William J. Stuntz

Publisher: Harvard University Press

ISBN: 0674051750

Category: Law

Page: 413

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Rule of law has vanished in America’s criminal justice system. Prosecutors decide whom to punish; most accused never face a jury; policing is inconsistent; plea bargaining is rampant; and draconian sentencing fills prisons with mostly minority defendants. A leading criminal law scholar looks to history for the roots of these problems—and solutions.

Civil Liability in Criminal Justice

Author: Darrell L. Ross

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1351062646

Category: Law

Page: 560

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The increasing litigation against criminal justice practitioners in the United States poses a significant problem for law enforcement and other personnel. Law enforcement and corrections professionals need to have a working knowledge of both criminal law and the civil law process to ensure that they are performing their duties within the limits of the law. Civil Liability in Criminal Justice, 7th Edition, provides valuable information and recommendations to current and future officers and correctional system employees, introducing them to civil liability and federal law, as well as recommending strategies that can be taken to minimize risks. Civil Liability in Criminal Justice is unique in its combination of applicable case law and related liability research, while still providing an overview of current case law in high-liability areas. This new edition, revised to include up-to-date United States Supreme Court cases, including liability trends on the use of force, arrest-related deaths, custodial suicides in detention, qualified immunity, and the outcomes of the Department of Justice and the application of Section 14141, additional context for liability issues, and extended coverage of collective bargaining and public perception, is a valuable resource for enhancing student knowledge and practitioner job performance. The text is suitable for undergraduate and graduate courses in Criminal Justice programs as well as for in-service and academy training. Ross offers an engaging, accessible introduction to this aspect of the US criminal justice system.