Introduction to Criminal Justice

Title

Introduction to Criminal Justice

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Description

This iBook, replete with innovative learning tools, explores the three components of the American criminal justice system: police, courts, and corrections. Divided into ten chapters, the highly interactive text discusses a wide range of topics. Subjects like what constitutes a crime, constitutional rights, contemporary lawn enforcement issue, administration of justice, the court system, and various forms of corrections: jails, prisons, intermediate sanctions, and the juvenile justice system are explored. Recurring components of the iBook include: introductory high-profile media cases which, YouTube videos detailing various criminal justice career options (over 20), a Fact vs. Fiction section highlighting common myths and misperceptions about the criminal justice system, a Did You Know section, a summary appears at the end of each chapter, along with key terms, homework questions and Field Web Trip exercises. Course: CRJ 101

Publication Date

2015

Publisher

Lynn University Digital Press

City

Boca Raton, FL

Department

College of Arts and Sciences

APA Citation

Kerker, S. (2015). Introduction to criminal justice. Boca Raton, FL: Lynn University Digital Press.

Introduction to Criminal Justice


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