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NCJ Number: 30649 Find in a Library
Title: AMERICAN SYSTEM OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE
Author(s): G F COLE
Date Published: 1975
Page Count: 506
Sponsoring Agency: Duxbury Press
Belmont, CA 94002
Sale Source: Duxbury Press
10 Davis Drive
Belmont, CA 94002
United States of America
Type: Instructional Material
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THIS INTRODUCTORY TEXTBOOK ON THE FIELD OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE PROVIDES DESCRIPTIONS OF THE OPERATIONAL COMPONENTS OF THIS SYSTEM FROM THE PERSPECTIVES OF SOCIOLOGY, PSYCHOLOGY, AND POLITICAL SCIENCE.
Abstract: AMONG THE SPECIFIC TOPICS COVERED IN THIS TEXT ARE THE CHARACTERISTICS OF THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM, THE CRIMINAL LAW, THE RIGHTS OF THE ACCUSED, POLICE POLICY AND DECISION-MAKING, POLICE ADMINISTRATION, PROSECUTION AND DEFENSE ATTORNEYS, PLEA NEGOTIATIONS, JUDICIAL SELECTION, SENTENCING, CORRECTIONS, AND JUVENILE JUSTICE.
Index Term(s): Course materials; Criminal justice overview texts; Defense counsel; Judge selection; Juvenile justice system; Plea negotiations; Police; Prosecution; Psychology; Rights of the accused; Sentencing/Sanctions; Sociology
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