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Criminal Courts : A Contemporary Perspective (Paperback) (Craig Hemmens & David C. Brody & Cassia Spohn)
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Criminal Courts: A Contemporary Perspective, third edition,authored by three leaders in the field, Craig Hemmens, David C. Brody, and Cassia Spohn, is comprehensive and accessible for undergraduate students.Criminal Courtsexplores all conventional topics (court structure, courtroom actors, and the trial and appeal process) as well as others seldom covered. The authors first review the judicial function, the role and purpose of law, sources of law, the various types of law, and the American court system structure and operations, both state and federal. The participants in the system are discussed next, followed by the pretrial, trial, and post trial processes. A wealth of pedagogical tools adds valuable related content, ranging from the points of view of court process participants to comparative information to hotly debated topics.
Number of Pages: 510
Genre: Social Science
Publisher: Sage Pubns
Author: Craig Hemmens & David C. Brody & Cassia Spohn
Street Date: January 22, 2016
Item Number (DPCI): 248-42-2930
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