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ESSENTIALS OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE, Tenth 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 fewer than 500 pages. The text is ideal for those who want the proven reliability of Siegel and 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 Reality Check theme designed to disabuse students of the incorrect notions, perceptions, and biases they bring to the class. A unique focus on understanding ethical issues gives students opportunities to grapple with ethical concerns faced by agents of the criminal justice system in their professional lives. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

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Genre: Education
Author: Larry J. Siegel
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Release: 2016-01-01
File: 496 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781305887015

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Introduction -- Actus reus -- Mens rea -- Interaction of actus reus and mens rea -- Murder -- Manslaughter -- Non-fatal offences against the person -- Sexual offences -- Property offences -- Fraud -- General inchoate offences -- Parties to crime -- Denials of an offence -- General defences

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Genre: Criminal law
Author: John J. Child
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Release: 2017
File: 627 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780198788683

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Essential Criminal Law provides a highly accessible introduction to U.S. criminal law that helps students, including those with no prior exposure to case law, build their legal reasoning skills. Drawing from more than 30 years of teaching experience, best-selling author Matthew Lippman guides readers through the complexities of the legal system using thought-provoking examples of real-life crimes and legal defenses, along with approachable case analyses. The Third Edition keep readers up to date with coverage of timely topics and the most current developments in criminal law and public policy.

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Genre: Social Science
Author: Matthew Lippman
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Release: 2019-07-17
File: 408 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781544355962

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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.

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Genre: Social Science
Author: Larry Siegel
Publisher: Nelson Education
Release: 2012-01-01
File: 448 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781133710929

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This volume comprises the principal policy documents and multilateral legal instruments on international and European criminal law, with a special focus on Europol and Eurojust as well as on initiatives aimed at combating international or organized crime or terrorism. The texts have been ordered according to the multilateral co-operation level within which they were drawn up: either Prüm, the European Union (comprising also Schengen-related texts), the Council of Europe or the United Nations. It is meant to provide students as well as practitioners (judicial and law enforcement authorities, lawyers, researchers, ...) throughout Europe with an accurate, up-to-date edition of essential texts on these matters.

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Genre: Law
Author: Gert Vermeulen
Publisher: Maklu
Release: 2017-02-15
File: 929 Pages
ISBN-13: 9789046608678

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International criminal justice is in transition. This book explores the growing internationalisation of criminal justice as a phenomenon of global governance. It provides students with a critical understanding of the international institutions for regulating transnational crime, the development of alternative justice processes across the globe, and international and supra-national co-operation criminal justice policies and practices. Key topics covered include: The historical development of International Criminal Justice institutions and traditions International Restorative Justice Victim communities and collaborative justice The relationship between crime and war International Human Rights The ‘War on Terror’ The globalisation of crime and control Developments in global governance, communitarian justice and accountability This text will familiarize students with the literature and debates surrounding international criminal justice and enable them to critically appreciate their theoretical and policy context. In doing so, it encourages students to assess the strengths and weaknesses of different approaches to the study of global justice and the analysis of comparative policy convergence and research. It will also help students to reflect on, and communicate in an informed and critical way theoretical accounts and empirical studies within the field of international criminal justice. This book will be essential reading for upper level undergraduates taking courses in criminal law, international relations and governance and postgraduates engaged in international criminal justice, international law, regulation and governance and human rights.

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Genre: Social Science
Author: Mark J. Findlay
Publisher: Routledge
Release: 2013-06-19
File: 352 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781136184154

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Principles of International Criminal Law is one of the leading textbooks in the field of international criminal justice. This fourth edition retains the detailed and systematic approach of previous editions, whist adding substantial new material on new theories, laws, and prosecutions.

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Genre: Law
Author: Gerhard Werle
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Release: 2020-10-09
File: 720 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780198826859

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This student-friendly text provides a comprehensive and unique view into the world of women interacting with the criminal justice system. Authors Stacy L. Mallicoat and Connie explore key topics on women as victims, offenders, and criminal justice workers as they interact with various areas in criminal justice. They investigate relevant subjects that are not found in many traditional texts, including women who work as victim advocates, and international issues of crime and justice for women. They highlight important discussions such as rape in the military or the Girls Scouts Beyond Bars program, and offer case studies on well-known offenders such as Mary Kay Letourneau and Andrea Yates. The text also provides a unique vignette on the story of Karla and Diana, two childhood friends whose lives take a dramatic turn throughout different aspects of the criminal justice system. This vignette, a composite of many subjects and case studies from the authors' research and field experiences, highlights many of the major concepts for each chapter.

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Genre: Social Science
Author: Stacy L. Mallicoat
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Release: 2013-04-30
File: 392 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781483321646

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Are you an unsuspecting victim of the CSI effect? Master the ins and outs of the criminal justice system with ESSENTIALS OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE, Ninth Edition. With its cutting-edge high-profile cases, current research, detailed career information, and unique myth-busting theme, this bestseller equips you with a solid understanding of the modern criminal justice system. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

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Genre: Education
Author: Larry J. Siegel
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Release: 2014-01-01
File: 496 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781305142794

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Criminal Investigations Today: The Essentials examines the processes, practices, and people involved in the investigation of crime in a brief and accessible format that hones in on the key topics students actually need to know. Drawing from his vast experience in the field, author Richard M. Hough distills the essentials of criminal investigations and takes students through the in-depth processes of criminal investigations while maintaining a streamlined approach that allows for optimal student learning. The text’s focus on people within the investigative system is reinforced with running case studies and hands-on application.

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Genre: Social Science
Author: Richard M. Hough
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Release: 2019-12-04
File: 320 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781544396583

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