Introduction to Criminal Justice

The Essentials

Author: L. Thomas Winfree Jr.,L. Thomas Winfree (Jr.),G. Larry Mays,Leanne Fiftal Alarid

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business

ISBN: 1454835680

Category: Law

Page: 448

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Criminal Law: The Basics introduces readers to the history, sources, and concepts of criminal law in a clear and concise style that is ideal for undergraduates. By engaging with realistic hypothetical exercises, students learn how to identify the elements of substantive criminal offenses. Frank A. Schubert continues to emphasize the dual influences of common law and federalism in shaping American criminal law. New to the Third Edition: Dozens of recent primary cases text, including Miller v. Alabama on the sentencing of juveniles to life imprisonment without parole A review of the major milestones in American criminal law history Expanded coverage of self-defense, including make my day and stand your ground statutory material in Chapter Five Broad discussion of federal criminal law

Criminal Law , The Essentials

Law, Criminal law

Author: CTI Reviews

Publisher: Cram101 Textbook Reviews

ISBN: 1467240419

Category: Education

Page: 62

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Facts101 is your complete guide to Criminal Law , The Essentials. In this book, you will learn topics such as Anticipatory Offenses and Parties to Crimes, Defenses to Criminal Culpability, Criminal Homicide, and Assault, Robbery, Rape, and Other Crimes Against the Person plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.

Criminal Law

The Essentials

Author: Sue Titus Reid

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA


Category: Law

Page: 291

View: 3028

Criminal Law: The Essentials provides an engaging overview of criminal law in a slim, accessible, and affordable format. A concise and thoroughly updated version of Sue Titus Reid's acclaimed Criminal Law, Seventh Edition, this book is an ideal resource for instructors who would like to supplement their courses with additional reading material without overwhelming their students. Featuring incisive chapters on such timely topics as terrorism and substance abuse, the text also integrates a variety of pedagogical resources. Each chapter features several study aids, including chapter outlines, chapter summaries, and study questions, as well as a debate issue designed to generate lively discussion on a thought-provoking topic. Key terms are clearly defined throughout and also appear at the end of each chapter and at the end of the text. Each chapter also includes two Internet Activities; these engaging exercises draw students into the subject through relevant real-world applications. Case, name, and general indexes enable students to find information quickly. Appendix A reprints portions of the U.S. Constitution for easy reference to the sections mentioned throughout the text. Appendix B features a legal case citation, along with an explanation of how to read and interpret it. Features: * Incorporates references to federal and state statutes and cases to illustrate agreement and divergence within criminal law * Focuses on substantive rather than procedural criminal law; when necessary, also includes discussions of constitutional principles that directly relate to criminal law * Includes focus boxes, which highlight recent examples of crimes as well as selected statutes or appellate opinions * Integrates figures and graphs to relate general principles and laws directly to recent crime data * State-specific guides for California, Florida, Illinois, New York, and Texas are available separately

Criminal Law

The Essentials

Author: Sue Titus Reid

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9780190455002

Category: Criminal law

Page: 400

View: 4893

The most up-to-date book on the market, Criminal Law: The Essentials, Third Edition, provides a brief yet comprehensive introduction to this fascinating and ever-evolving field in a slim, flexible, and affordable format. Meticulously revised and updated, the third edition features: The most recent cases and developments in criminal law, illustrated with current events New and updated focus boxes featuring real-world examples Expanded discussions of terrorism, campus crimes, capital punishment, and drug-related crimes Edited cases with additional information and questions, on the free, open-access Companion Website Relevant portions of state and federal statutes, also on the Companion Website A Student Study Guide on the Companion Website with chapter outlines, key terms with definitions, chapter overviews, learning objectives, and review, multiple-choice, fill-in-the blank, and short-answer questions An Ancillary Resource Center containing an Instructor's Manual, a Computerized Test Bank, and PowerPoint lecture slides

Criminal Justice

The Essentials

Author: Marian Rebecca Williams,William R. King,Jefferson E. Holcomb,Michael E. Buerger

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9780190272524

Category: Criminal justice, Administration of

Page: 288

View: 1018

Revised edition of the authors' Criminal justice, 2013.

Exploring Criminal Justice: The Essentials

The Essentials

Author: Robert M. Regoli,John D. Hewitt

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 1449664857

Category: True Crime

Page: 427

View: 868

Exploring Criminal Justice: The Essentials provides an extensive overview of the American criminal justice system in a concise and accessible format. This engaging text examines the people and processes that make up the system and how they interact. It also covers the historic context and modern features of the criminal justice system and encourages students to think about how current events in crime affect their everyday lives. Important Notice: The digital edition of this book is missing some of the images or content found in the physical edition.

Exploring Criminal Justice

Author: Regoli,John D. Hewitt,Anna E. Kosloski

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 1284112977

Category: Medical

Page: 314

View: 7755

The ideal introductory criminal justice text book, Exploring Criminal Justice: The Essentials, Third Edition, examines the relationships between law enforcement, corrections, law, policy making and administration, the juvenile justice system, and the courts.

Introduction to Criminal Justice

The Essentials

Author: L. Thomas Winfree,G. Larry Mays

Publisher: Aspen Publishers

ISBN: 1543800246

Category: Law

Page: 476

View: 6438

Student-centric and informative without being encyclopedic, the revised Second Edition of Introduction to Criminal Justice: The Essentials, focuses seamlessly on key topics without digression. Drawing from deep wells of teaching experience, this author team has created the text that they’ve always wanted for their own classes. Students will be able to understand the material intuitively, while still being challenged to think, read, and write critically. New to the Second Edition: New critical thinking questions at the end of every chapter that challenge students to do more than look for the “right answer” Updated crime figures and other criminal justice-related statistics New boxed inserts throughout the text, including discussion of what happens when crime-fighting theory fails to deliver in practice and an examination of recent challenges to the FBI’s image New coverage of the role of the law enforcement academy in the standardization of policing training and practices New material on Technology and Law Enforcement that details the strengths and weaknesses associated with the use of conducted energy devices (i.e., Tasers) and body-worn cameras Updated and expanded look at police misconduct, including arrest-related citizen deaths Professors and students will benefit from: In-depth coverage of key topics that focuses on what students need to understand without extraneous coverage Seamless exposition and format Text boxes, tables, and other visual aids that convey information with perfect economy Critical reading, thinking, and writing tools built right into the text

e-Study Guide for: Exploring Criminal Justice: The Essentials by Robert M. Regoli, ISBN 9780763756482

Author: Cram101 Textbook Reviews

Publisher: Cram101 Textbook Reviews

ISBN: 1478435380

Category: Education

Page: 44

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Never Highlight a Book Again! Just the FACTS101 study guides give the student the textbook outlines, highlights, practice quizzes and optional access to the full practice tests for their textbook.

Essentials of Criminal Justice

Author: Larry Siegel

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 0495553247

Category: Social Science

Page: 528

View: 9396

Master the ins and outs of the criminal justice system and succeed in your course with ESSENTIALS OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE, Sixth Edition! With its cutting-edge high-profile cases, detailed career information and resources, and current real-world examples, this text and its supporting resources will help you excel in this course and beyond. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Cengage Advantage Books: Business Law Today: The Essentials

Author: Roger Miller,Gaylord Jentz

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 0324654545

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 928

View: 9965

Interesting, clear, and applied, BUSINESS LAW TODAY: THE ESSENTIALS is your concise guide to the law and what it means in the business world--from contracts and secured transactions to warranties and government regulations. Easy to understand with an engaging writing style that is matched by vibrant visuals, BUSINESS LAW TODAY includes coverage of contemporary topics that impact not only the business world, but your life--from the USA Patriot Act's effect on constitutional rights to the national Do Not Call registry. Fascinating features and intriguing cases highlight the material's practicality. The text's companion website includes resources to help you study, such as sample answers to the end-of-chapter case problem features; videos clips for use with in-text video questions; Internet exercises; and interactive quizzes for every chapter. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Smith & Hogan's Essentials of Criminal Law

Author: John Child,David C. Ormerod

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 0199689563

Category: Law

Page: 608

View: 2121

'Smith and Hogan's Essentials of Criminal Law' combines the authority you would expect from a Smith and Hogan title with succinct coverage and a wealth of student friendly learning features to aid study.

White-Collar Crime: The Essentials

The Essentials

Author: Brian K. Payne

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1452219931

Category: Social Science

Page: 453

View: 6149

White Collar Crime: The Essentials is a comprehensive, yet compact text addresses the most important topics in white collar crime, while allowing for more accessibility through cost. Author Brian Payne provides a theoretical framework and context for students and explores such timely topics as crimes by workers sales oriented systems, crimes in the health care system, crimes by criminal justice professionals and politicians, crimes in the educational system, crimes in the economic and technological systems, corporate crime, environmental crime, and others. This is an easily-supplemented resource for any course that covers white collar crime.

Smith, Hogan, and Ormerod's Essentials of Criminal Law

Author: John Child,David Ormerod

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0198788681


Page: 672

View: 8838

Smith, Hogan, & Ormerod's Essentials of Criminal Law takes students to the heart of this fascinating subject, providing focused, expert coverage alongside a wealth of student-friendly learning features to aid study. It provides an ideal gateway to understanding the dynamic world of criminal law. Dr John Child and Professor David Ormerod QC introduce the field of criminal law to the new undergraduate reader, addressing all the key topics on the LLB. The text does not shy away from complex issues but instead conveys a clear understanding of all offences and principles. Particular attention is paid to considering student assessment, with end of chapter sections offering advice on how to approach essay and problem questions. Short learning and assessment tips are provided throughout the chapters. Online Resource Centre Each chapter is accompanied by a selection of online resources to support and further student learning, including: DT Multiple choice questions with answer feedback DT A selection of short revision questions with answer guidance DT Two sample examination questions with answer guidance DT Further reading Also on the website you will find: DT A selection of videos from the authors explaining key topics and principles DT Legal updates DT Useful web-links

Essential Criminal Law

Author: Matthew Lippman

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1452276935

Category: Social Science

Page: 408

View: 2020

Essential Criminal Law offers students a concise, yet comprehensive introduction to criminal law in the United States. Criminal law expert and award-winning professor Matthew Lippman walks students through the complexities of the legal system using thought-provoking examples of real-life crimes and legal defences as well as highly approachable case analyses. Offering a wide variety of engaging learning tools, the text encourages strong legal reasoning skills for students who may not have had any exposure to case law--providing a solid foundational understanding of this subject.

Essential Criminal Law

Author: Roger Geary

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1859411479

Category: Law

Page: 176

View: 2555

The purpose of this book is to provide a revision aid for the undergraduate student of criminal law. It is intended to complement both the traditional textbook on criminal law and the Cavendish Principles of Law series.Seven key areas, which in combination form the essential content of most courses in criminal law, are considered in sufficient detail to enable the student to present sophisticated legal arguments under examination conditions. At the same time, the book seeks to avoid unnecessary complications and superfluous detail, allowing it to function as a concise revision aid.Where appropriate, the most recent cases, legislation and academic articles are analysed to provide the reader with up-to-date information necessary for success in today's competitive marketplace

Essentials of Criminal Justice

Author: Larry Siegel,John Worrall

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 111183556X

Category: Social Science

Page: 448

View: 6917

One of the few bestselling introductory criminal justice texts written by professors who actively teach the course to large numbers of undergraduates each year, ESSENTIALS OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE, Eighth 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 less than 500 pages! The text is ideal for those who want the proven reliability of Siegel/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 RealityCheck theme designed to disabuse students of the incorrect notions, perceptions, and biases they bring to the class as a result of what they see on television or the Internet. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Essential Criminal Law

Author: Penny Crofts,David Barker

Publisher: Routledge Cavendish

ISBN: 9781876905224

Category: Law

Page: 256

View: 359

The purpose of this book is to provide a clear and concise guide to the key elements of Essential Criminal Law. The books in the Essential series are intended as a helpful revision aid for the law student, primarily at undergraduate level, but they will be helpful to any students studying law as part of their course