Journals Higher Education



Published: 17 January 2014

384 Pages | 25 illustrations

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199314133

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Making Sense of Criminal Justice

Policies and Practices

Second Edition

G. Larry Mays and Rick Ruddell

New to this Edition:

  • More focus on evidence-based practices
  • Inclusion of relevant Supreme Court cases like Blakely v. Washington, Graham v. Florida, Holder v. Humanitarian Law Project, and Miller v. Alabama
  • Coverage of recent developments, including the shootings in Newtown, CT, and the Boston Marathon bombing
  • Expanded use of the due process and crime control models as an analytical tool throughout
  • Discussion of the advent of fusion centers in the war on terror
  • Additional suggested writing assignments at the end of each chapter

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