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Order Under Law: Readings in Criminal Justice William Anton Oleckno

Order Under Law: Readings in Criminal Justice

William Anton Oleckno

Published January 1st 2002
ISBN : 9781577662075
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320 pages
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Fifteen reading selections, eight of them new to this edition, illustrate the complex interactions between the police, courts, and corrections. Some topics include fallacies about crime, the rise and normalization of paramilitary units, theMoreFifteen reading selections, eight of them new to this edition, illustrate the complex interactions between the police, courts, and corrections. Some topics include fallacies about crime, the rise and normalization of paramilitary units, the Afrocentric perspective on policing, the role of the public defender, and changes in prison culture. This sixth edition reflects recent trends in criminal justice scholarship, emphasizing concerns raised by contemporary society. Culbertson is affiliated with the University of Wisconsin. Weisheit is affiliated with Illinois State University. Annotation (c)2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR