In CRIMINAL JUSTICE IN AMERICA, Eighth Edition, authors George Cole, Christopher Smith, and Christina DeJong have accomplished much within a brief format. This concise introductory criminal justice text not only introduces students to the fieldas foundations and individual components, but also to the many professional opportunities available in the justice system - all within a unique interdisciplinary framework and emphasizing how public policy impacts criminal justice as it is practiced today. Created as an alternative to more expensive, encyclopedic introductory texts, this reader-friendly best seller incorporates ideas, themes, and theories from criminology, sociology, law, history, psychology, and political science. In addition to a strong interdisciplinary emphasis, CRIMINAL JUSTICE IN AMERICA teaches students to become better citizens by helping them think critically about what justice means in our society and how individuals can play a role in defining that meaning. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.Bans on plea bargaining do not end negotiated guilty pleas; they merely alter the form and timing of the negotiations. ac When california banned plea bargaining in the generaljurisdiction Superior courts, guilty plea negotiations simply moved to a point earlier in the ... It appears that the shared sense of self-interest and mutual benefit in the plea bargaining process is so powerful that actors in the system will anbsp;...
|Title||:||Criminal Justice in America|
|Author||:||George Cole, Christopher Smith, Christina DeJong|
|Publisher||:||Cengage Learning - 2015-01-01|