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CliffsQuickReview course guides cover the essentials of your toughest subjects. Get a firm grip on core concepts and key material, and test your newfound knowledge with review questions.

Whether you need a course supplement, help preparing for an exam, or a concise reference for the subject, CliffsQuickReview Criminal Justice can help. This guide covers the criminal justice system in the United States, with coverage on police powers, citizens' rights, and criminal law. In no time, you'll be tackling topics such as

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We take great notes — and make studying a snap When it comes to pinpointing the stuff you really need to know, nobody does it better than CliffsNotes. This fast, effective tutorial helps you master the core criminal justice concepts — and get the best possible grade. From criminal law to the court system to the law enforcement community, you get clear, jargon-free explanations of the American justice system, brought to life with vivid real-world examples. Study smarter @ cliffsnotes.com Free test-taking tips and tricks Free test samples and schedules Free info on other test resources Free CliffsNote-A-Day tips Plus hundreds of downloadable Cliffs titles 24 hours a day Make the grade with CliffsQuickReviews CliffsQuickReviews are available for more than 30 introductory level courses. See inside for a complete listing of these and other bestselling Cliffs titles.

About the Author

Dennis E. Hoffman. Ph.D., teaches criminal justice at the University of Nebraska at Omaha.

Table of Contents

Preface.

Chapter 1: The Criminal Justice System.

Chapter 2: Criminal Justice in the U.S.

Chapter 3: Crime.

Chapter 4: Criminal Law.

Chapter 5: Development of the American Police.

Chapter 6: Police Function.

Chapter 7: Police Powers and Citizens' Rights.

Chapter 8: Police Problems.

Chapter 9: Criminal Courts.

Chapter 10: Defendants' Rights.

Chapter 11: Prosecutors.

Chapter 12: Defense Attorneys.

Chapter 13: Sentencing.

Chapter 14: Prisons and Prisoners' Rights.

Chapter 15: The Juvenile Justice System.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780764585616
Author:
Hoffman, Dennis
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH)
Subject:
Criminology
Subject:
Criminal Law
Subject:
College Entrance
Subject:
Book Notes
Subject:
Criminal Law - General
Subject:
General Study Aids
Subject:
College Test Prep
Subject:
Reference-Study Notes
Subject:
Reference - General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Cliffs Quick Review
Publication Date:
July 2000
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
240
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.25 in

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"Synopsis" by , We take great notes — and make studying a snap When it comes to pinpointing the stuff you really need to know, nobody does it better than CliffsNotes. This fast, effective tutorial helps you master the core criminal justice concepts — and get the best possible grade. From criminal law to the court system to the law enforcement community, you get clear, jargon-free explanations of the American justice system, brought to life with vivid real-world examples. Study smarter @ cliffsnotes.com Free test-taking tips and tricks Free test samples and schedules Free info on other test resources Free CliffsNote-A-Day tips Plus hundreds of downloadable Cliffs titles 24 hours a day Make the grade with CliffsQuickReviews CliffsQuickReviews are available for more than 30 introductory level courses. See inside for a complete listing of these and other bestselling Cliffs titles.
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