The American Dictionary of Criminal Justice

The American Dictionary of Criminal Justice : Key Terms and Major Court Cases

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A reference for students of the criminal justice system. Terms defined cut across areas including criminal law, criminal justice, forensics, corrections, probation and parole, policing, jails, white-collar crime, and search and seizure. Recent and significant US Supreme Court cases are presented abridged, in summary format, to highlight major facts. Many cases are cross-cited to facilitate research, and US Constitutional Amendments are cited when applicable. Examples are provided of protocol to follow when referencing legal citations, so that students will learn to cite and interpret case materials. Includes a list of Internet addresses for journals and agencies. Champion is affiliated with Texas A&M International University. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
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  • Hardback | 405 pages
  • 177.8 x 233.7 x 22.9mm | 680.4g
  • United States
  • English
  • 2nd
  • 1891487590
  • 9781891487590

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