Essentials of Criminal Justice by Larry J. Siegel

By Larry J. Siegel

Are you an unsuspecting "victim" of the "CSI effect"? grasp the bits and bobs of the felony justice method with necessities OF felony JUSTICE, 9th version. With its state of the art high-profile circumstances, present study, specified occupation info, and specific myth-busting subject matter, this bestseller equips you with a fantastic knowing of the trendy felony justice process.

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By Larry J. Siegel

Are you an unsuspecting "victim" of the "CSI effect"? grasp the bits and bobs of the felony justice method with necessities OF felony JUSTICE, 9th version. With its state of the art high-profile circumstances, present study, specified occupation info, and specific myth-busting subject matter, this bestseller equips you with a fantastic knowing of the trendy felony justice process.

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Crowded courts operate in a spirit of getting the matter settled quickly and cleanly, rather than engage in long, drawn-out criminal proceedings with an uncertain outcome. 13 Made up of the prosecutor, defense attorney, judge, and other court personnel, the courtroom work group helps streamline the process of justice through the extensive use of deal making and plea negotiation. Rather than looking to provide a spirited defense or prosecution, cooperation rather than conflict between prosecutor and defense attorney appears to be the norm.

1 The interrelationship of the criminal justice system and the criminal justice process The System: Agencies of Crime Control 1. Police 2. Prosecution and defense 3. Court 4. Corrections The Process 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. Contact Investigation Arrest Custody Complaint/charging Grand jury/preliminary hearing Arraignment Bail/detention Plea negotiations Adjudication Disposition Appeal/postconviction remedies Correction Release Postrelease ✓ rights and procedures, many are settled in an informal pattern of cooperation between the major actors in the justice process.

Inconsistent treatment produces disrespect for the system. 27 The restorative justice perspective draws its inspiration from religious and philosophical teachings ranging from Quakerism to Zen. 5 Restorative justice Reintegrate Restitution Mediation Nonviolence Nonintervention Avoid stigma Decriminalize Decarcerate Deinstitutionalize Divert Perspectives on justice: Key concerns and concepts restorative justice view the efforts of the state to punish and control as encouraging crime rather than discouraging crime.

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