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The American criminal justice system

Gerhard Falk

The American criminal justice system

how it works, how it doesn"t , and how to fix it

by Gerhard Falk

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Published by Praeger in Santa Barbara, Calif .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [221]-239) and index.

StatementGerhard Falk
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHV9950 .F35 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 250 p. ;
Number of Pages250
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24419872M
ISBN 109780313383472, 9780313383489
LC Control Number2009048614

AMERICA'S COURTS AND THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM has long been known for the way it gives students an accurate glimpse of what it is like to work within the American criminal justice system, and the thirteenth edition is no exception. Crime and the criminal justice system commonly are sensationalized in the books we read, the television shows we watch, and the gruesome headline news stories we see daily. The real stories in the criminal justice system can be complex, and each case touches individuals in far-reaching ways. The goal of this book is to demonstrate how the system.

Criminal (In)Justice: A Critical Introduction takes an unflinching look at the American criminal justice system and the social forces that affect the implementation of justice. Author Aaron Fichtelberg uses a unique, critical perspective to introduce students to criminal justice and encourages them to look closer at the intersection of race. criminal law, the branch of law that defines crimes, treats of their nature, and provides for their punishment. A tort is a civil wrong committed against an individual; a crime, on the other hand, is regarded as an offense committed against the public, even though only one individual may have been wronged. The real distinction lies in the way a remedy for the wrong is pursued.

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