Criminal Justice Procedure

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Author: Stacy C. Moak,Ronald L. Carlson

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317523180

Category: Social Science

Page: 244

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Criminal Justice Procedure gives clear guidance on the most common questions faced by today's law enforcement, offering fresh look at 21st century pre-trial protocol. Unlike other case books, this newly revised edition eschews legal theory in favor of the practical know-how needed to not to parse, but apply criminal law. Emphasis has been placed on just exactly how practitioners should conduct hot-button procedures such as airport and border searches. Moreover, the book also addresses the often dire implications of deviating from proper practice - how a false step can translate into a violation of individual rights, or the inability to successfully prosecute the guilty. This edition has been specifically designed for CJ undergraduate programs (rather than higher-level law schools) and completely reorganized for a more logical flow of topics. Moreover, it is newly focused on the most crucial practical applications of the law in the CJ context. There is also added emphasis on the Fourth, Fifth, and Sixth Amendments.

Criminal Justice Procedure

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Author: Bruce A. Carlson

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1437755348

Category: Law

Page: 320

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This text explores the adversary system of criminal justice, tracing the steps that precede trial, as well as the trial process itself, providing insight into problems in the criminal justice process, with U.S. Supreme Court cases adding impact and relevance. This edition provides added detail on the challenge of dealing with terrorist suspects as well as legal issues related to legislation such as the USA Patriot Act. Each chapter includes outline, key terms and concepts. Contains glossary, selected provisions of the U.S. Constitution, and a table of cases appearing in the text.

Introduction to the Criminal Justice Process

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Author: Bryan Gibson,Paul Cavadino

Publisher: Waterside Press

ISBN: 9781872870274

Category: Law

Page: 192

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A complete overview and introduction to all aspects of the UK criminal justice system written by two leading experts - and as used across the UK; an ideal, accessible and readable account and a longstanding flagship work for the Waterside Press introductory series of books on criminal justice and penal affairs.

Criminal Justice Procedure

Sociology, Criminology

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Author: CTI Reviews

Publisher: Cram101 Textbook Reviews

ISBN: 1490287884

Category: Education

Page: 57

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Facts101 is your complete guide to Criminal Justice Procedure. In this book, you will learn topics such as as those in your book plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.

Text and Materials on the Criminal Justice Process

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Author: Nicola Padfield,Jonathan Bild

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 131742154X

Category: Law

Page: 613

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Highlighting key issues in Criminal Justice that students need to consider, the Fifth Edition of this popular text contains a wide and varied selection of materials which help to explain the evolution of the criminal justice process in England and Wales since the early 1990s. Statutes, case law, empirical research and official and unofficial reports, as well as theoretical perspectives and academic comment are woven together and contextualized by the accompanying narrative to provide an authoritative account of the recent development of the criminal justice system. Fully updated, this Fifth Edition explores the issues around: • the introduction of Police and Crime Commissioners; • the contracting out of probation services; • the significant reforms to legal aid funding; • the challenges to trial by jury posed by the internet. This book also helpfully directs students to further reading by chapter to provide next steps for research. Written in an accessible style, Text and Materials on the Criminal Justice Process is a valuable resource for students of criminal justice.

The Handbook of the Criminal Justice Process

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Author: Mike McConville,Geoffrey Wilson

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN: 9780199253951

Category: Law

Page: 608

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The Handbook of Criminal Justice Process is a new and authoritative account of the criminal justice system in England and Wales that engages with the central issues common to any major criminal justice system. Compiling the thoughts and opinions of leading figures in this field of law, this volume provides comprehensive coverage of all the key areas of the system presenting a sequential account from investigation through to final appeal. Taken together, the chapters provide for the first time, a description of a dynamic and developing criminal justice system at work. This new work is essential reading for all those studying elements of criminal justice and criminology.

Public Protection and the Criminal Justice Process

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Author: Mike Nash

Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand

ISBN: 9780199289431

Category: Law

Page: 242

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This book is a practical and theoretical analysis of public protection and criminal justice. This area has seen immense change in recent years and the book examines the recent legislative, policy and organisational changes and their impact on the various agencies involved, including the police service and the probation service. The creation of MAPPA (Multi-Agency Risk Assessment Panels), the major changes planned for the National Probation Service and the concept of "dangerousness" will all be discussed. The book is a practical and useful reference ideal reading for students and academics working in the area. It is also a useful reference for probation officers, police officers and policy makers.

Discretion and the criminal justice process

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Author: Theodore Kenneth Moran,John L. Cooper

Publisher: Associated Faculty Pr Inc

ISBN: N.A

Category: Law

Page: 142

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The book discusses the exercise of discretion, the influence of the values of law enforcement officials, and the potential for arbitrary behavior in the administration of justice.

Criminal Justice in Islam

Judicial Procedure in the Shari'ah

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Author: M. Abdel Haleem,Adel Omar Sharif,Kate Daniels

Publisher: I.B.Tauris

ISBN: 9781860645259

Category: History

Page: 197

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The book attempts to answer interesting and difficult questions of Islamic law. A formidable array of judicial talent considers all aspects of Islamic criminal procedure with the firm emphasis on its practical application in modern states today. Controversial cases are dealt with and explained from an Islamic point of view with the aim of informing a Western audience of the objectivity and fair process inherent in the Islamic system.

Cases and Materials on the Criminal Justice Process

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Author: Nicola Padfield

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780406963826

Category: Law

Page: 608

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The topic of criminal justice is an area fit for intense debate, and this title provides a great deal of food for thought in that debate. Padfield: Text and Materials on the Criminal Justice Process presents a wide and varied selection of materials--statutes, case law, empirical research, theoretical perspectives and academic comment to offer the reader a full account of the arguments regarding this vital field. The new edition takes account of the changes in the criminal justice system since the second edition in 2000 and emphasises the practical reality of the decision-making process.

A World View of Criminal Justice

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Author: Richard Vogler

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 135196139X

Category: Law

Page: 344

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Criminal justice procedure is the bedrock of human rights. Surprisingly, however, in an era of unprecedented change in criminal justice around the world, it is often dismissed as technical and unimportant. This failure to take procedure seriously has a terrible cost, allowing reform to be driven by purely pragmatic considerations, cost-cutting or foreign influence. Current US political domination, for example, has produced a historic and global shift towards more adversarial procedure, which is widely misunderstood and inconsistently implemented. This book addresses such issues by bringing together a huge range of historical and contemporary research on criminal justice in Europe, Asia, Africa, Australasia and the Americas. It proposes a theory of procedure derived from the three great international trial modes of 'inquisitorial justice', 'adversarial justice' and 'popular justice'. This approach opens up the possibility of assessing criminal justice from a more objective standpoint, as well as providing a sourcebook for comparative study and practical reform around the world.

The Christian Burial Case

An Introduction to Criminal and Judicial Procedure

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Author: Thomas N. McInnis

Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

ISBN: 9780275970277

Category: Law

Page: 240

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This work introduces the reader to the intricacies of the American legal system using the Christian Burial Case to illustrate all the stages of the legal process, from the point of arrest, to the trial, the appellate process and, ultimately, the Supreme Court.

Criminal Justice in Ireland

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Author: Paul O'Mahony

Publisher: Institute of Public Administration

ISBN: 9781902448718

Category: Courts

Page: 818

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Comprehensive overview of the Irish criminal justice system, its current problems and its vision for the future. Collection of essays by major office-holders, experienced practitioners, leading academics, legal scholars, sociologists, psychologists, philosophers and educationalists.

Exploring the Boundaries of International Criminal Justice

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Author: Professor Mark Findlay,Professor Ralph Henham

Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.

ISBN: 1409497577

Category: Law

Page: 296

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This collection discusses appropriate methodologies for comparative research and applies this to the issue of trial transformation in the context of achieving justice in post-conflict societies. In developing arguments in relation to these problems, the authors use international sentencing and the question of victims' interests and expectations as a focus. The conclusions reached are wide-ranging and haighly significant in challenging existing conceptions for appreciating and giving effect to the justice demands of victims of war and social conflict. The themes developed demonstrate clearly how comparative contextual analysis facilitates our understanding of the legal and social contexts of international punishment and how this understanding can provide the basis for expanding the role of restorative international criminal justice within the context of international criminal trials.

Criminal Justice in China

An Empirical Inquiry

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Author: Mike McConville

Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing

ISBN: 0857931911

Category: Law

Page: 576

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.Criminal Justice in China is the most comprehensive work to date on the functioning of China's criminal justice system. This book is essential reading for anyone who wants to understand any aspect of the system. There are importantinsights on virtually every page, including in depth study of the role of police, procuracy, courts, and defense lawyers. The book will be of value to anyone interested in governance in China.'