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America's Courts and the Criminal Justice System

America's Courts and the Criminal Justice System
Author: David W. Neubauer - Henry F. Fradella
ISBN 13: 9780495809906
ISBN 10: 49580990
Edition: 10
Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
Publication Date: 2010-01-01
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 656
List Price: $251.95

Open this book and step into America's court system! What's it like to be a judge? A prosecutor? A defense attorney? With Neubauer's best-selling book, you'll find out! This fascinating and well-researched text gives you the sense of being in the courthouse-of what it is like to work in and be a part of the system. This concept of the courthouse "players" illustrates each person's important role in bringing a case through the court process. Throughout the text, Neubauer highlights not only the pivotal role


The new edition of a textbook geared toward undergraduates that looks at the institutions and processes of the American criminal judicial system. After devoting separate chapters to the various actors in the courtroom, the latter half of the text looks at the criminal court process from arrest and arraignment to appeals in eight separate chapters. A final chapter looks at the juvenile court system. The CD-ROM contains interactive programs that cast the user as the judge in six different cases, providing the case files, lawyer and witness testimony, and the relevant statutes. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)