The first edition is updated to include changes in the criminal justice systems in many countries. It focuses attention on how law shapes policing globally as well as how the police act as though they are above the law. The authors will include more charts and pictures to make this primary text...
To Be Published February 15th 2016 by CRC Press
This book begins by providing an overview of the Bill of Rights, followed by an examination of the components of the judiciary. It then discusses due process; the first, fourth, fifth, sixth, and eighth amendments; and the exclusionary rule. Additional chapters address civil liability and the...
To Be Published October 5th 2015 by CRC Press
The Detective’s Handbook details the vital information law enforcement officers need to know to become better detectives. Since all essential aspects of detective work cannot be covered in a single volume, the editors have selected 20 of the most critical issues detectives face in their day-to-day...
To Be Published June 15th 2015 by CRC Press
Deviant behavior is not a subject that you study in school and then file away. It is a study of life and is ever changing. Defining the concept of deviant behavior is one of the most difficult tasks to overcome when studying the subject. Sociologists probably disagree more over the meaning of...
Published April 17th 2015 by CRC Press
An Introduction to Crime and Crime Causation is a student-friendly textbook that defines and explains the concepts of crime, criminal law, and criminology. Ideal for a one-semester course, the book compares and contrasts early criminal behavior and today’s modern forms of crime. It also explores...
Published June 26th 2014 by CRC Press
Interviews with Judges Across the Globe, Volume One
U.S. Supreme Court justices are studied publicly, but scant attention is generally paid to the judges who function daily in other courts of the world. Trends in the Judiciary: Interviews with Judges Across the Globe assembles a collection of interviews conducted by international scholars and...
Published December 16th 2013 by CRC Press
In recent years, legal studies courses have increased the focus on contemporary social issues as part of the curriculum. Law and Society: An Introduction discusses the interface between these two institutions and encourages students in the development of new insights on the topic. The book begins...
Published November 15th 2013 by CRC Press
Legal, Medical, and Social Perspectives, 7th Edition
Examines the entire spectrum of family violence, focusing onsocial processes and social relationships. The seventh edition of Family Violence: Legal, Medical, and Social Perspectives by Harvey Wallace and Cliff Roberson is a comprehensive introduction to the study of family violence that guides...
Published July 23rd 2013 by Routledge
White-collar crime costs the United States more than $300 billion each year. It is surprisingly common, with one in every three Americans eventually becoming a victim. The criminals often dismiss these crimes as victimless, but those unfortunate enough to fall prey would disagree. An Introduction...
Published May 21st 2013 by CRC Press
Effective police organizations are run with sound leadership and management strategies that take into account the myriad of challenges that confront today’s law enforcement professionals. Principles of Leadership and Management in Law Enforcement is a comprehensive and accessible textbook exploring...
Published June 18th 2012 by CRC Press