Table of contents for Criminal justice in America / George F. Cole, Christopher E. Smith, Christina DeJong.

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Part I: CRIME AND THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM. 1. The Criminal Justice System. 2. Crime and Crime Causation. 3. Criminal Justice and the Rule of Law. Part II: POLICE. 4. Police. 5. Policing: Contemporary Issues and Challenges. 6. Police and the Law. Part III: COURTS. 7. Courts and Adjudication. 8. Pretrial Procedures, Plea Bargaining, and the Criminal Trial. 9. Punishment and Sentencing. Part IV: CORRECTIONS. 10. Corrections. 11. Community Corrections: Probation and Intermediate Sanctions. 12. Incarceration and Prison Society. Part V: SPECIAL ISSUES IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE. 13. Reentry into the Community. 14. Technology and Criminal Justice. 15. Juvenile Justice. Appendix: Constitution of the United States: Criminal Justice Amendments. References. Glossary. Name Index. Subject Index.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Criminal justice, Administration of -- United States.