A comprehensive examination of the criminal court system and the processing of defendants
From the actors in the system, including judges, prosecutors, and defense attorneys, through the sentencing and appeals process, Criminal Courts, 4th Edition provides comprehensive coverage of the United States Criminal Court systems in a succinct, readable approach.
Criminal Courts: Structure, Process, and Issues, 4th Edition (PDF) examines issues confronting the system from historical, philosophical, sociological, and psychological perspectives, and throughout, there are comparisons of court ideals with what actually happens in the courts. Comprehensive coverage of the processing of offenders from when they are arrested and charged with crimes to when they are convicted and sentenced is presented. Throughout the textbook, practical, real-life applications of the topics and issues give the material meaning. Included to enhance learning are: evidence-based chapter openings that provide context to the chapter’s material, chapter summaries to reiterate the chapter learning objectives, boxes that discuss relevant case law, and policy-oriented critical thinking exercises based on current issues facing the system.
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