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NCJ Number: 65600 Add to Shopping cart Find in a Library
Title: CRIMINAL JUSTICE
Author(s): ANON
Corporate Author: Constitutional Rights Foundation
United States of America
Date Published: 1978
Page Count: 221
Sponsoring Agency: California Office of Criminal Justice Planning
San Jose, CA 95112
Constitutional Rights Foundation
Los Angeles, CA 90005
Scholastic Book Services
Jefferson, MO 65101
US Dept of Justice
Washington, DC 20531
Sale Source: Scholastic Book Services
2931 E McCarty
123 North Ashley
Jefferson, MO 65101
United States of America
Type: Instructional Material
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THIS TEXTBOOK ON CRIMINAL JUSTICE FOR SECONDARY SCHOOLS DISCUSSES CRIME AND THE SYSTEM, LAW ENFORCEMENT, COURTS AND TRIALS, AND CORRECTIONS.
Abstract: THE SYSTEM OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE IS FIRST INTRODUCED AND DIFFERENCES BETWEEN THE ADULT AND JUVENILE SYSTEMS ARE INDICATED. THROUGH A CASE STUDY OF TWO YOUNG PEOPLE ARRESTED FOR CAR THEFT, THE WORKING OF POLICE, THE COURTS, CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS, AND CORRECTIONS ARE SHOWN. ADDITIONAL CHAPTERS DISCUSS CRIME AND ITS CAUSES, THE LAW, AND THE BILL OF RIGHTS. A SECTION ON LAW ENFORCEMENT AND POLICE STUDIES THE ROLE OF POLICE THROUGH DISCUSSIONS AND AS SEARCH AND SEIZURE, RIGHTS AT ARREST, RIGHT TO COUNSEL, AND THE MIRANDA DECISION ARE COVERED. A SECTION ON TRIALS BRIEFLY TOUCHES ON THE HISTORY OF TRIALS AND DISCUSSES BAIL, DUE PROCESS, PLEA BARGAINING, ATTORNEYS, EVIDENCE, THE ELEMENTS OF A TRIAL, AND APPEALS. FINALLY, JUVENILE JUSTICE, PRISONS, PAROLE, PROBATION, AND CAPITAL PUNISHMENT ARE COVERED. THE BOOK INCLUDES ROLEPLAYING EXERCISES, READING LISTS, TABLES, CHARTS, AND STUDY QUESTIONS. SEE NCJ 65601 FOR A TEACHING GUIDE TO THIS TEXT. (PAP)
Index Term(s): Course materials; Criminal justice education; High school education
Note: LIVING LAW PROGRAM
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