Criminal Courts: A Contemporary Perspective (Paperback)

Criminal Courts: A Contemporary Perspective By Craig T. Hemmens, David C. Brody, Cassia Spohn Cover Image

Criminal Courts: A Contemporary Perspective (Paperback)


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Written by three nationally recognized experts in the field, Criminal Courts: A Contemporary Perspective explores all the fundamental topics (court structure, courtroom actors, and the trial and appeals process) as well as other ground-breaking topics, such as specialty courts and comparative court systems. This bestseller provides you with a foundation for understanding key concepts by reviewing the judicial function, the role and purpose of law, sources of law, the various types of law, and the American court system's structure and operations. You will build on this foundation by learning about participants in the system and the pretrial, trial, and post-trial processes.

Packed with contemporary examples and new pedagogical tools, the Fourth Edition has been thoroughly revised with the most up-to-date content and resources to give you a more comprehensive understanding of the criminal courts system.

Product Details ISBN: 9781544338941
ISBN-10: 1544338945
Publisher: Sage Publications, Inc
Publication Date: March 11th, 2019
Pages: 456
Language: English