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ISBN-13 9780135078440ISBN-10 013507844X
ISBN-10 013174576XISBN-13 9780131745766
Author(s): Larry J. Siegel; Frank Schmalleger; John L. Worrall
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Copyright year: © 2011 Pages: 512

For courses in Courts.

The most popular two Criminal Justice authors of the century have joined for a collaboration of excellence!  Featuring a balanced and modern presentation, this book addresses the need for a volume that covers hot button issues as well as the basic structure of the court system and court process. Its up-to-date coveragehighlights several recent trends, such as the addition of Sonia Sotomayor to the Supreme Court, advents in problem-solving courts, and technological innovations. Special sections feature court cases with lasting impact and stories of courts in the news. Written by a respected author team, the book gives a comprehensive look at the courts, their personnel and the context in which they operate.