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Criminal Justice Books
Animals and Criminal Justice
by Carmen M. Cusack
Call Number: 345.730287 C951
Publication Date: 2015-08-25
Introduction to animals in human society -- Violence as entertainment -- Animals, religion, and criminal justice -- Canine officers, K-9s, and criminal justice -- Other animal employees -- Animals in corrections and rehabilitation -- Animal mistreatment -- Service animals in the criminal justice system -- Animal control -- Animal welfarists -- Animals in emergencies -- Relationships of violence -- Baaaaaaad animals -- Illegal companionship between people and animals -- Exotic animals -- Sexual abuse of animals -- Multiple animals -- Animals as weapons -- Animals : comparative criminal justice systems -- Extremes.
by Noël Merino (Editor)
Call Number: 364 C867 2013
Publication Date: 2012-12-07
Criminal Justice: Opposing Viewpoints is the leading source for libraries and classrooms in need of current-issue materials. The viewpoints are selected from a wide range of highly respected sources and publications.
What is criminal justice? -- The crime picture -- The search for causes -- Criminal law -- Policing -- Policing : history and structure -- Policing : purpose and organization -- Policing : legal aspects -- Policing : issues and challenges -- The courts : structure and participants -- Pretrial activites and criminal trial -- Sentencing -- Probation, parole, and community corrections -- Prisons and jails -- Prison life -- Juvenile justice -- Drugs and crime -- Terrorism and multinational criminal justice -- The future of criminal justice.
The individual entries in this ready-reference source explain in concise, detailed, and jargon-free language some of the most important topics, theories, discoveries, concepts, and organizations in criminal justice. Brief biographical profiles of the people who have made a significant and lasting impact on the field of criminal justice and society in general are also included. More than 320 photographs, statistical charts, and graphs aid the reader in understanding the topics and people covered in the reference work.