The American Dictionary of Criminal Justice

Author: Dean J. Champion
Publisher: Scarecrow Press
ISBN: 9780810854062
Format: PDF, Docs
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Combines a dictionary of key legal terms with an index of leading United States Supreme Court cases indexed by type of case, such as death penalty, right to counsel, and searches and seizures.

The Dictionary of Criminal Justice

Author: George Rush
Publisher: McGraw-Hill/Dushkin
ISBN: 9780072951127
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This updated 6th edition of the Dictionary of Criminal Justice brings together, in one, easy-to-use guide, more than 3,600 definitions from the many disciplines that compose the field of criminal justice--including U.S. and English common law, penology, psychology, law enforcement, political science, and business administration. This volume also features summaries of nearly 1,000 key U.S. Supreme Court rulings affecting criminal justice. An appendix of juried academic journals is included, and a new compilation of Web sites in the field.

The Concise Dictionary of Crime and Justice

Author: Mark S. Davis
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 1483391876
Format: PDF
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A handy reference for students, professionals, and anyone interested in criminal justice and criminology, The Concise Dictionary of Crime and Justice is an excellent, wide-ranging resource with clear definitions for over 2,000 key criminal justice terms. Often going beyond simple definitions, the dictionary presents and explains common misperceptions for selected entries. The concise definitions of terms will be easily accessible to a wide audience3⁄4 from students in introductory courses to professionals looking to brush up on key terms. Some of the topics covered in entries include: abduction, cycle of violence, eyewitness testimony, facial reconstruction, habeas corpus, La Cosa Nostra, Nuremberg Principle, Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO), typology, Walker spy ring, and zoophilia.

A Dictionary of Criminal Justice

Author: Peter Joyce
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136961410
Format: PDF, Kindle
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A Dictionary of Criminal Justice is the only dictionary that deals with criminal justice from a UK perspective, and in doing so provides a comprehensive guide to all aspects of the British criminal justice system, including its historical context and contemporary operations. The first three sections of the book explore in turn key definitions, key pieces of legislation and key documents that have helped to shape the operations of the criminal justice system, whilst the fourth details websites of particular relevance to this field. As such, this dictionary provides an extensive but accessible introduction to the important terms that relate to both the development and the contemporary processes of criminal justice. It also succeeds in placing the UK criminal justice system within an international setting through the inclusion of entries that acknowledge the global setting in which British justice operates. Guides to key legislation and documents are included, and each definition is accompanied by references for further reading, making this book an invaluable learning tool for both students and practitioners of criminal justice.

Prentice Hall s Dictionary of American Criminal Justice Criminology and Criminal Law

Author: David N. Falcone
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 9780135154021
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Now in a Second Edition, this comprehensive reference book includes key terms from criminal justice, criminology and criminal law. Ideal as a companion reference in any criminal justice, criminology or criminal law course, the book is an invaluable tool for students and professionals, providing clear, complete definitions of all-important terminology.

Bilingual Dictionary of Criminal Justice Terms English Spanish

Author: Virginia Benmaman
Publisher:
ISBN:
Format: PDF, Kindle
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A current, comprehensive collection defined in both English & Spanish. Reflects significant Penal Code offenses & Criminal Procedure terms. Also includes a Spanish-English index & flow charts of criminal justice procedure, indicating the steps from the commission of an offense & arrest to trial & disposition of a case, 11 penal offense charts of the major categories of penal offenses & the corresponding offenses within each category.

Dictionary of Crime

Author: Jay Robert Nash
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1590775317
Format: PDF, Mobi
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In order to understand the machinations and inner workings of crime and punishment in this country, it is necessary to negotiate through the wild linguistic labyrinth of its esoteric terminology and pungent slang. Here is Jay Robert Nash's comprehensive Dictionary of Crime: Criminal Justice, Criminology, & Law Enforcement--a massive reference by the dean of American true-crime writers that illuminates the jargon of criminal justice and exposes the language of the seedy underworld. An invaluable aid for anyone who wants to understand the arcane argot of criminology, this remarkable volume contains over 16,000 entries used in law, police work, forensic science, drug and prison cultures, the media, and by criminals themselves. Current and historic words and phrases from all over the English-speaking world, most not found in any other dictionary, are given solid definitions, each supplemented with the word's etymology, usage, and an identification of who uses it. In addition to being an unsurpassed reference and research tool, this dictionary holds fascinating delights for anyone interested in understanding the law, gaining insight into true-crime literature, or for just plain riveting reading.

The SAGE Dictionary of Criminology

Author: Eugene McLaughlin
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1446200825
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Now in its Third Edition, this bestselling reference text has established itself as the authoritative source covering the key concepts, theories, and methods in criminology and criminal justice. Edited by Eugene McLaughlin and John Muncie, two of the leading figures in the discipline, the book is: Comprehensive: with over 300 entries, the new edition contains multiple revisions, new entries and an expanded editorial introduction Definitive: concepts are precisely defined so students have a clear understanding of the history and development of each topic Student-focused: each entry maps connections across various fields and issues and includes further reading to extend students’ knowledge International: over 90 contributions from internationally renowned academics and practitioners ensure this book is global and comparative throughout

Criminal Justice and Criminology

Author: James F. Anderson
Publisher: University Press of America
ISBN: 9780761836490
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This dictionary contains criminal justice terms, criminological concepts, and over 100 cases decided by courts in the federal system, including the United States Supreme Court. These cases address aspects of criminal procedures, as well as individual rights in the U.S. Constitution related to the First, Fourth, Fifth, Sixth, Eighth, and Fourteenth Amendments. Using professional terms in an easy-to-read format, this book will provide the reader with a clear understanding of past and present concepts, terms, and case laws that are related to criminal justice and criminology. It serves as a perfect text for criminal justice and criminology programs at the undergraduate and graduate level. It can also be used as a supplemental adoption for these programs since most texts are written in an esoteric manner.

Dictionary of American Criminal Justice

Author: Dean J. Champion
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 9781579580735
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Combines a dictionary of key legal terms with an index of leading United States Supreme Court cases indexed by type of case, such as death penalty, right to counsel, and searches and seizures.