"Little else is required to carry a state to the highest degree of opulence from the lowest barbarism, but peace, easy taxes, and a tolerable administration of justice; all the rest being brought about by the natural course of things." So wrote Ada
In the 1970s and 1980s, the U.S. Congress passed a series of laws that were milestones in environmental protection, including the Clean Air Act and the Clean Water Act. But by the 1990s, it was clear that environmental benefits were not evenly distributed and that poor and minority communities bore disproportionate environmental burdens. The Clinton administration put these concerns on the environmental policy agenda, most notably with a 1994 executive order that called on federal agencies to consider environmental justice issues whenever appropriate.
This Brief provides a quantitative and qualitative analysis of proactive strategies for management transitions in criminal justice and other public administration civic service agencies. These organizations have a unique need for managing transitions effectively. Compared to private organizations: they have a relatively high frequency of management transitions due to the terms of elected and appointed officials, and these new managers more often come from outside the organization.
The Improvement of the Administration of Justice
Justice, Crime, and Ethics, a leading textbook in criminal justice programs, examines ethical dilemmas pertaining to the administration of criminal justice and professional activities in the field. Comprehensive coverage is achieved through focus on law e
One of the central themes of the book is that social science research can inform us about the utility of forensic science with respect to both the criminal investigative and adjudicative processes. A second theme of the book concerns questions about the scientific underpinnings of forensic services, including the accuracy and scientific methods of certain forensic disciplines as well as the influence of externalities.
From the Justice Department s memos defending coerced interrogation to Alberto Gonzales firing of U.S. Attorneys who did not fit the Bush Administration s political needs, Law s Detour paints an alarming picture of the many detours that George W. Bush and his allies created to thwart transparency and undermine the rule of law after September 11, 2001.
Packed with cutting-edge coverage and up-to-the-minute research, CRIMINAL JUSTICE ORGANIZATIONS: ADMINISTRATION AND MANAGEMENT, 6th Edition, delivers a thoroughly modern introduction to the management techniques appropriate to each area of the criminal justice system. The book is known for its thoroughness, accessibility, and practicality. By focusing on both the "hows" and "whys" of management techniques, it equips readers with a solid understanding that will serve them well as they face challenges in their own career.
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Justice, Crime, and Ethics, a leading textbook in criminal justice programs, examines ethical dilemmas pertaining to the administration of criminal justice and professional activities in the field. Comprehensive coverage is achieved through focus on law enforcement, legal practice, sentencing, corrections, research, crime control policy, and philosophical issues.
Essentials of Terrorism: Concepts and Controversies is a concise resource for understanding the multifaceted subject of modern terrorism. The book is a foundational text that can be readily used in conjunction with other resources such as topical texts, specialized publications, journal articles, and readers. It is designed for university students and professionals, and is directed to academic and professional courses of instruction whose subject areas include terrorism, homeland security, international security, criminal justice administration, political conflict, armed conflict, and social movements.
Introduction to Criminal Justice offers a contemporary and applied approach to understanding the criminal justice system. Written by acclaimed author Kenneth J. Peak, whose experience covers various policing and administration roles in criminal justice, this comprehensive, reader-friendly text introduces students to the subject and importance of criminal justice, as well as the important trends, emerging issues, historical backgrounds, and practical lessons to apply in their careers.
"Plea Bargaining has come to dominated the administration of justice in America." a quote from an article in the law journal by Timothy Lynch, PHD. Assistant Director of the CATO Institute's Project on Criminal Justice. It is a quote that is shared between crowded prisons and jails across America. It is a procedure which occurs every two seconds of any typical workday in America and it keeps our prisons overcrowded.
Administration and Management in Criminal Justice
Rethink management in criminal justice. Administration and Management in Criminal Justice: A Service Quality Approach, Third Edition emphasizes the proactive techniques for administration professionals by using a service quality lens to address administration and management concepts in all areas of the criminal justice system. Authors Jennifer M. Allen and Rajeev Sawhney encourage you to consider the importance of providing high-quality and effective criminal justice services.
As the arbiter of the Constitution, it is presumed that the US Supreme Court decrees "the law of the land" in a fair-minded and even-handed manner. Key decisions in the Court's history have challenged these assumptions, giving way to a greater discussion about how judges are chosen, and the ideological roots from which they rule. This book explores more than two centuries of Supreme Court justice selections, tracking the Court's change from a time when consensus choices were relatively evenly divided between political leaders from "the arena," and judges from "the monastery," to a recent era fraught with controversial presidential appointees to federal positions that have yielded ideologically-influenced administrations of law.
For courses in Police Community Relations or Community Policing An up-to-date, interdisciplinary approach to understanding and practicing positive police-community relations Police-Community Relations and the Administration of Justice, Ninth Edition, continues the theme of citizen participation, emphasizes why it is critical to the effectiveness of the criminal justice system, and addresses the dynamic nature of police-community relations.
The Dictionary of Criminal Justice, Seventh Edition, brings together in one, easy-to-use guide more than 3,600 definitions from the many disciplines that compose the field of criminal justice-including U.S. and English common law, penology, psychology, law enforcement, political science, and business administration. The volume also features summaries of nearly 1,000 key U.
For courses in criminal justice administration. #1 market choice for justice administration courses Using an active-learning approach and real-world examples, Justice Administration: Police, Courts, and Corrections Management examines all relevant facets of the criminal justice system and includes practical exercises in most chapters. The text flows logically, from basic justice administration, to police, courts, and corrections, and finally, ethical, financial, and technological influences.
Police-Community Relations and the Administration of Justice
"Police-Community Relations and the Administration of Justice, 8/e, "continues the theme of citizen participation and emphasizes why it is critical to the effectiveness of the criminal justice system. It focuses on the importance of and strategies for positive police-community interactions and addresses the internal and external communities the police serve.
Paperback, Sage Pubns, 2014, ISBN13 9781483372013, ISBN10 1483372014
Juvenile Justice Administration
This casebook focuses on three themes: legal, administrative, and policy issues associated with regulating children rather than adults; procedural and substantive implications of a justice system that emphasizes treatment rather than punishment; and tensions between discretion and rules that occur when states treat children rather than punish adults.
Hardcover, Intl Specialized Book Services, 2014, ISBN13 9781849467414, ISBN10 1849467412