The American System of Criminal Justice
  • Author : George F. Cole
  • Release Date : 01 January 2018
  • Publisher : Cengage Learning
  • Genre : Education
  • Pages : 816
  • ISBN 13 : 1337558907

The American System of Criminal Justice Book Summary

This classic best seller, commonly referred to as The Eagle, helps students discover the challenges of pursuing justice in our society and identify the roles individuals play in the criminal justice system. Using an interdisciplinary lens, THE AMERICAN SYSTEM OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE, 16th Edition, presents elements from criminology, sociology, law, history, psychology, and political science. This approach challenges students to ask important questions and recognize contemporary problems as the means to build their understanding of the system's components and stages as well as its human consequences and policy challenges. Cole, Smith, and DeJong offer solid scholarship, approachable writing, and current, compelling events and cases that hold students' attention, thereby preparing them to participate in the system as citizens and future criminal justice practitioners. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

The American System of Criminal Justice

The American System of Criminal Justice

Author : George F. Cole,Christopher E. Smith,Christina DeJong
Publisher : Cengage Learning
Genre : Education
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This classic best seller, commonly referred to as The Eagle, helps students discover the challenges of pursuing justice in our society and identify the roles individuals play in the criminal justice system. Using an interdisciplinary lens, THE AMERICAN SYSTEM OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE, 16th Edition, presents elements from criminology, sociology, law, ...

The American System of Criminal Justice

The American System of Criminal Justice

Author : George F. Cole,Christopher E. Smith
Publisher : Wadsworth Publishing Company
Genre : Law
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From the Publisher: This classic best-seller, commonly referred to as "The Eagle", encourages students to become better citizens and to determine what justice means in our society as well as what role individuals play in the criminal justice system. This text examines criminal justice as an interdisciplinary endeavor, sharing elements ...

A History of Crime and the American Criminal Justice System

A History of Crime and the American Criminal Justice System

Author : Mitchel P. Roth
Publisher : Routledge
Genre : History
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This book offers a history of crime and the criminal justice system in America, written particularly for students of criminal justice and those interested in the history of crime and punishment. It follows the evolution of the criminal justice system chronologically and, when necessary, offers parallels between related criminal justice ...

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Publisher : Harvard University Press
Genre : Law
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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 ...

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The American Criminal Justice System

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Publisher : ABC-CLIO
Genre : Law
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Criminal Justice in America

Criminal Justice in America

Author : Nancy E. Marion
Publisher : Unknown
Genre : Law
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Criminal Justice in America: The Politics Behind the System provides an introduction to the American system of criminal justice, with politics as its underlying theme. The basic premise is that the criminal justice system in the United States is primarily a function of the political system. The political system creates ...