The American Criminal Justice System
This classic best seller, commonly known as "The Eagle," examines criminal justice across several disciplines, delivering broad coverage of the facts, uncompromising scholarship, an engaging writing style, and compelling discussion of current events.
"The American Criminal Justice System: A Concise Guide to Cops, Courts, Corrections, and Victims" gives students an overview of the American version of justice. The book discusses the problems and challenges faced by the system and dispels some of the myths about criminal justice that students bring to class with them. Each of the seven parts of the book addresses a specific aspect of criminal justice.
Discover the challenge of pursuing justice in our society and identify the role we as individuals play in the criminal justice system. This classic best seller examines criminal justice across several disciplines, presenting elements from criminology, sociology, law, history, psychology, and political science. Broad coverage of the facts, an interesting writing style, and compelling delivery of current events make THE AMERICAN SYSTEM OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE, now in its 15th Edition, one of the best and most popular texts on the criminal justice system available.