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ISBN-13 9780135111154ISBN-10 0135111153
ISBN-10 0135111110ISBN-13 9780135111116
Author(s): Cliff Roberson; Frank DiMarino
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Copyright year: © 2012 Pages: 240

For courses in Introduction to Criminal Courts, American Criminal Courts, Courts in the Justice system.

Taking a practical approach, this book covers the entire criminal courts system in a manner which is understandable to students studying criminal justice, government, public administration and other judicially related topics. It includes a descriptive analysis of local, state, federal, and international courts and discusses the jurisdiction, processes and jurisprudence of each court. Law in Action boxes address emerging trends such as political pressure, language barriers, security in the courtroom and special courts. The book also explains the roles played by the judges in each type of court as it pertains to judicial selection, judicial decision making, and judicial review.