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CJ: Realities and Challenges, 4e empowers students to think critically about the daily realities and challenges of the criminal justice system. Using the text's framework of “Observe > Investigate > Understand, students learn to recognize the myths of the U.S. criminal justice system and gain a greater comprehension of its complexities. The program brings together the insights of an expert author team of practitioners and scholars to present a contemporary and realistic perspective on a vital U.S. institution. There are many updated statistics, figures and features throughout this edition that reflect the most current criminal justice issues thereby providing the students with the most relevant material.
Part 1 Crime, Law, and the Criminal Justice System
CHAPTER 1: What Is the Criminal Justice System?
CHAPTER 2: Types of Crime
CHAPTER 3: Causes of Crime
CHAPTER 4: Criminal Law and Defenses
Part 2 Law Enforcement
CHAPTER 5: Overview of Policing
CHAPTER 6: Policing Operations
CHAPTER 7: Legal and Special Issues in Policing
Part 3 Adjudication
CHAPTER 8: The Courts
CHAPTER 9: Pretrial and Trial
CHAPTER 10: Sentencing
Part 4 Corrections
CHAPTER 11: Overview of Corrections
CHAPTER 12: Jails and Prisons
CHAPTER 13: Community Corrections
Part 5 Special Issues
CHAPTER 14: Understanding and Helping Victims
CHAPTER 15: Juvenile Justice
CHAPTER 16: Evolving Challenges in Criminal Justice
Appendix: The Bill of Rights
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