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CJ4: Criminal Justice (online access included).


CJ4: Criminal Justice (online access included)

Larry Gaines and Roger LeRoy Miller

Cengage Learning


384 pages



The undergraduate textbook introduces the different types of crimes commonly committed, the three levels of law enforcement, the four written sources of American criminal law, and the rules of law enforcement. The second half of the book addresses criminal courts and essential elements of the corrections system, explaining how American courts operate, what happens during a criminal trial, the philosophical reasons for sentencing criminals, the differences between probation and parole, and the need for a separate justice system for juveniles. Color photographs are provided. ([umlaut] Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR)

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