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Crime and Punishment: A History of the Criminal Justice System

 
 
 
 
Crime and Punishment: A History of the Criminal Justice System
Author: Mitchel P. Roth
ISBN 13: 9780534577988
ISBN 10: 534577989
Edition: 1
Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
Publication Date: 2004-05-26
Format: Paperback
Pages: 408
List Price: $140.95
 
 

This undergraduate textbook chronicles the ancient roots of criminal justice, the development of English criminal justice and common law, and the evolution of American criminal justice procedures during each era since the American Revolution. Roth (Sam Houston State University) recounts the law administrators in each period, major laws passed, experiments in law enforcement and corrections, forms of crime and punishment, and notable trials. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR