An Introduction to Comparative Legal Models of Criminal Justice, Hardback Book

An Introduction to Comparative Legal Models of Criminal Justice Hardback

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Updated to reflect changes in the criminal justice systems in several countries, An Introduction to Comparative Legal Models of Criminal Justice, Second Edition explores and illustrates the idea that a country's legal model determines the character of its police, corrections, and legal system.

It focuses on how law shapes policing, including how it causes police to act as though they are above the law.

Each chapter is designed as an independent unit of study.

Along with updates to each chapter, other new additions to the second edition include:A list of learning objectives at the beginning of each chapterA summary at the end of each chapterClassroom exercisesA threefold increase to the number of photographsAn expanded discussion of the oldest known legal systemsAn extensive discussion on the rule of lawA discussion of United Nations actions to improve juvenile justiceIncreased attention to the role of the Organization of American StatesThorough and concise, An Introduction to Comparative Legal Models of Criminal Justice, Second Edition provides a text covering the different major legal models in the world that is ideal for a one-semester course.

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  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 333 pages, 1 Tables, black and white; 41 Illustrations, black and white
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Jurisprudence & philosophy of law
  • ISBN: 9781498746267

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