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Criminal justice--the consumer"s perspective
Jonathan D. Casper
by U.S. National Institute of Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice; [for sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off.] in [Washington]
Written in English
|Statement||by Jonathan D. Casper.|
|LC Classifications||KF9223.Z9 C354|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||v, 62 p.|
|Number of Pages||62|
|LC Control Number||72602031|
A criminal justice perspective that assumes that the systems components function primarily to serve their own interests. According to this theoretical framework, justice is more a product of conflicts among agencies within the system than it is the result of cooperation among component agencies. The Criminal Justice major at Huntingdon combines practice with theory—active learning that allows students to apply the knowledge they are gaining. Study includes the causes of crime, an understanding of the interdependence of the branches of the criminal justice system, constitutional law and its application, moral and ethical perspectives.
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Editorial Reviews. In Jonathan D. Casper's indictment of American criminal justice, the words of the defendants themselves -- the "consumers" of criminal justice -- reveal a growing sense of frustration with the American legal system.
They tell how court cases are decided more often by bargaining and luck than by legal principles how Cited by: Criminal justice--the consumer's perspective.
[Washington] U.S. National Institute of Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice; [for sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off.] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan D Casper.
As numerous academic and political commentators have noted, the implications of introducing a victim’s perspective into the delicate balance between state and offender is likely to be a key issue in the future of criminal justice.
This book seeks to outline the contours of the relevant debates drawing together contributions from prominent international and national commentators, from Cited by: Introduction to Criminal Justice, Seventh Edition, introduces readers to the field of criminal justice. The book is organized around three basic themes: the system-like nature of criminal justice, the core conflict between due process and crime control, and the importance of discretion.
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for criminologists, criminal justice professionals, and graduate students. Also, practitioners and academics of allied fields like sociology, psychology, geography, political science, public administration and forensic sciences whose research interests include either crime/criminal justice system/victim or crime analysis will find this book useful.
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