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Criminal justice

Criminal justice

Law of the United Kingdom and Ireland > England and Wales > Administration of criminal justice. Reform of criminal law, enforcement, and procedure

Edition Details

  • Creator or Attribution (Responsibility): Malcolm Davies
  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): New York (State)
  • Publication Information: New York : Pearson Longman, 2010
  • Type: Book
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Purpose and Intended Audience

Useful for students learning an area of law, Criminal justice is also useful for lawyers seeking to apply the law to issues arising in practice.

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Bibliographic information

  • Responsable Person: Malcolm Davies, Hazel Croall, Jane Tyrer.
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Country/State: New York (State)
  • Number of Editions: 7 editions
  • First edition Date: 2009
  • Last edition Date: 2010
  • Languages: British English
  • Library of Congress Code: KD7876
  • Dewey Code: 364.942
  • ISBN: 9781405858809 140585880X
  • OCLC: 472727993

Main Contents

What is criminal justice?
What is crime?
Victims and the impact of crime
Governmental, political, and administrative context of criminal justice in England and Wales
Crime prevention and reduction
The police
Prosecution, caution and diversion
Youth justice
Criminal courts, judiciary and pre-trial procedure
The trial and establishing guilt
Sentencing aims and process
Punishment philosophies and penal paradigms
Probation service and community penalties.

Summary Note

The new edition continues to provide a comprehensive introduction to all aspects of the Criminal Justice system. Fully up to date, it combines a description of the major agencies involved in the control of crime and the pursuit of justice with an introduction to criminal justice theory and key concepts in English criminal law. '''

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If you wish to locate similar books to “Criminal justice”, they can be found under the 364.942 in a public library, and the Library of Congress call numbers starting with KD7876 in most university libraries. If you wish to look up similar titles to “Criminal justice” in an on-line library catalog, the official Library of Congress Subject Headings under which they can be found are:

Criminal justice, Administration of
Criminal law
Criminal procedure
Law enforcement

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