Learning About Crime, Pays. Most people watch television shows such as Law and Order and see a simplified version of the world of cops and courtrooms. In fact, the American criminal justice system is one of the most complex legal establishments in the world. The Complete Idiot's GuideAr to the Criminal Justice System de- mystifies the complexity of the judicial establishment and the bureaucracy behind it in a clear, jargon-free and detailed portrait so that any citizen can understand how it works. -- Public is highly interested in criminal investigations and trials -- Also a useful resource for people planning to enter these fields -- Includes detailed glossary of legal termsFor example, a drunk driver is often injured or killed, and also endangers everyone else on the road. ... Some states, such as California, refer to crimes against society as crimes against public health, since they affect the overall health ofthe ... You do not have to be adrunka or even intoxicated to be guilty of drunk driving.
|Title||:||The Complete Idiot's Guide to the Criminal Justice System|
|Author||:||Robin Sax, Esq.|
|Publisher||:||Penguin - 2009-10-06|