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Criminal Procedure

Criminal Procedure

A Contemporary Perspective

  • Author: James R. Acker,David C. Brody
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
  • ISBN: 9780763731694
  • Category: Law
  • Page: 634
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This essential resource provides students with an introduction to the rules and principles of criminal procedure law. This text uses a case study approach to help students develop the analytical skills necessary to understand the origins, context, and evolutions of the law; concentrates on US Supreme Court decisions interpreting both state and federal constitutions; and introduces students to the reference materials and strategies used for basic legal research.

Supranational Criminal Prosecution of Sexual Violence

Supranational Criminal Prosecution of Sexual Violence

The ICC and the Practice of the ICTY and the ICTR

  • Author: Anne-Marie de Brouwer
  • Publisher: Intersentia nv
  • ISBN: 9050955339
  • Category: Law
  • Page: 570
  • View: 7302
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This study assesses the supranational criminal prosecution of sexual violence, notably whether supranational criminal law and procedure are adequate from the perspective of victims of sexual violence.

Criminal Justice

Criminal Justice

  • Author: Andrew Sanders,Richard Young,Mandy Burton
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • ISBN: 0199541310
  • Category: Law
  • Page: 818
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This text concentrates on the apprehension, investigation and trial of suspected offenders, overlaying its analysis with a critical appraisal of the system and suggesting pointers to improvement.

Criminal Behavior

Criminal Behavior

Theories, Typologies and Criminal Justice

  • Author: Jacqueline B. Helfgott
  • Publisher: SAGE
  • ISBN: 1412904870
  • Category: Social Science
  • Page: 605
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Rich in historical and contemporary theory and research, Criminal Behavior: Theories, Typologies, and Criminal Justice is a comprehensive core text that provides an interdisciplinary overview of criminal behavior by examining relevant crime theories, explanations of how and why crime typologies are developed, literature reviews for major crime categories, and discussions of how crime theories and crime typologies are used throughout the criminal justice process. Focusing on relevant themes and current issues, this text also looks closely at categorizations of criminal behavior, the relationship between crime and pop culture, mass media, and computer technology, and gender issues and crime. This engaging book applies theory and research to real-world criminal justice practice. Key Features and Benefits: Applies theory and research to concrete examples of criminal justice practice in law enforcement, public safety, courts/law, and corrections Explores real-world examples and contemporary issues–using chapter-opening vignettes, illustrative photos and graphs, boxed real-life case studies, and an interdisciplinary framework—making the text lively and engaging Views crime as a dynamic, changing phenomenon and examines how mass media and computer technology shape criminal behavior in a unique chapter on crime, media, and technology that addresses cybercrime and copy cat crimes—topics that fascinate students Examines feminist issues and cultural criminology, reviewing the role of gender and culture in shaping criminal behavior Boasts full chapters on political crime and economic crime—subjects often ignored in other texts Includes comparative information throughout, giving students an international perspective, as well as topical coverage relating to race, ethnicity, and gender issues Ancillaries A Student study site at www.sagepub.com/helfgottstudy includes self-quizzes, e-flashcards, NPR and Frontline audio and video clips, SAGE Journal articles, and more. Instructor Resources on CD include test questions, PowerPoint slides, and in-class exercises. Contact Customer Care at 1.800.818.7243 to request a copy. Intended Audience This core text offers contemporary insight on criminal behavior for undergraduate and graduate students in criminology and criminal justice, psychology, and related fields.

Understanding Criminal Law

Understanding Criminal Law

  • Author: Christopher M. V. Clarkson
  • Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell
  • ISBN: 9780421900905
  • Category: Criminal law
  • Page: 334
  • View: 1926
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This study seeks to present the key principles of criminal law in a comprehensive and readable style. Concentrating on the more theoretical issues, the main focus is on the general principles of criminal liability.

Constitutional Law and the Criminal Justice System

Constitutional Law and the Criminal Justice System

  • Author: J. Harr,Kären Hess
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • ISBN: 0495095435
  • Category: Social Science
  • Page: 448
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With Harr and Hess's legalese-free text, you'll gain a firm understanding of our often-complex Constitution and criminal justice system. To ground you in the laws that shape the system and our society, the authors present you with a clearly organized, 'bird's-eye view of the topic, supported by over 200 summarized cases that introduce you to the most influential and pertinent cases. Harr and Hess also devote considerable time to an exploration of the Fourth and Fifth Amendments, relevant because of their application to issues relevant to criminal justice: reasonable search and seizure, double jeopardy, and testifying against oneself. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Criminal Justice Ethics

Criminal Justice Ethics

Theory and Practice

  • Author: Cyndi Banks
  • Publisher: SAGE
  • ISBN: 1412958326
  • Category: Law
  • Page: 418
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Criminal Justice Ethics: Theory and Practice 2/e takes a sociological approach to criminal justice ethics by emphasizing the social and historical aspects of ethical inquiry. The author presents a unique discussion of ethical issues by exploring moral dilemmas faced by professionals in the criminal justice system before examining the major theoretical foundations of ethics. This distinct organization allows readers to understand real life ethical issues before grappling with philosophical approaches to the resolution of those issues.

Information Technology and the Criminal Justice System

Information Technology and the Criminal Justice System

  • Author: April Pattavina
  • Publisher: SAGE
  • ISBN: 9780761930198
  • Category: Social Science
  • Page: 293
  • View: 1354
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Information Technology and the Criminal Justice System suggests that information technology in criminal justice will continue to challenge us to think about how we turn information into knowledge, who can use that knowledge, and for what purposes. In this text, editor April Pattavina synthesizes the growing body of research in information technology and criminal justice. Contributors examine what has been learned from past experiences, what the current state of IT is in various components of the criminal justice system, and what challenges lie ahead.

Profiling and Criminal Justice in America

Profiling and Criminal Justice in America

A Reference Handbook

  • Author: Jeffrey B. Bumgarner
  • Publisher: ABC-CLIO
  • ISBN: 1851094695
  • Category: Social Science
  • Page: 299
  • View: 9860
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A much-needed reference work on one of the hottest subjects today—profiling and its use and misuse by legal and police authorities. * Includes a chronology of key events in American criminal justice including discussions of key court cases, developments in criminal procedure, the development of sentencing guidelines, civil rights milestones, and examples of court-sanctioned profiling such as the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II * Includes brief biographies of key people such as Jean-Jacques Rousseau, John Douglas, Jesse Jackson, and Janet Reno

International Criminal Justice

International Criminal Justice

A Critical Analysis of Institutions and Procedures

  • Author: Michael Bohlander
  • Publisher: Cameron May
  • ISBN: 1905017448
  • Category: Criminal justice, Administration of
  • Page: 505
  • View: 9049
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Summary: "Written by seasoned scholars and practitioners, this collection of essays provides a most comprehensive analysis of the institutional dynamics and political underpinnings of international criminal justice. They explore and provide critical comment on the main institutional difficulties experienced by International Tribunals."--Publisher description.