Crimes and Criminals

Crimes and Criminals : A Collection of Case Summaries

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For Probation and Parole, Introduction to Criminal Justice, Basic Law, Case Management, Criminal Investigation, Correctional Administration, and Sentencing and Prison Release courses. Designed to compel students to examine and analyze the various criminal justice functions and communicate that analysis effectively, this collection of case summaries enables students to become familiar with the major different types of crimes and how the criminal justice system deals with them. Case studies and discussion material are offered for 16 of the most commonly known crime and juvenile offenses from murder to drugs. The author has been employed in the Probation and Parole field for over 30 more

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  • Paperback | 304 pages
  • 182.88 x 231.14 x 20.32mm | 294.83g
  • Pearson Education Limited
  • Prentice-Hall
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0130911232
  • 9780130911230

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Realism -- over seventy case studies drawn from actual court records. Experience -- written by a judge for the New York State Division of Parole. Complete Coverage -- covers all index crimes as well as kidnapping, conspiracy, bribery, and juvenile crime. A compelling choice for instructors who want their students to know the realities of probation and more

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1. Murder. 2. Robbery. 3. Manslaughter. 4. Sex Crimes. 5. Kidnapping. 6. Assault. 7. Weapon Offenses. 8. Arson. 9. Possession of Stolen Property and Larceny. 10. Burglary. 11. Bribery. 12. Falsifying Business Records. 13. Coercion. 14. Conspiracy. 15. Drugs. 16. Juvenile Crime. Additional Cases. more

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