Domestic Violence and Criminal Justice

Lee E. Ross

November 1, 2017 by CRC Press
Textbook - 200 Pages - 7 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781138551169 - CAT# K39646


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  • Presents material from a criminal justice perspective
  • Offers a text that is more realistic and easier to read
  • Reflects recent trends and practices
  • Provides rich, historical detail with a conceptual and organizational approach that encourages critical thinking
  • Shares the author’s expertise as a qualified expert witness in domestic violence and winner of the 2011 Outstanding Mentor Award from ACJS


Domestic Violence and Criminal Justice offers readers an overview of domestic violence and its effects on society, including what can be done to curtail its rapid growth and widespread harm. Criminal justice and sociology students will find this text readable, up-to-date, and rich in historical detail. Geared toward the criminal justice system, this text focuses on civil and criminal justice processes, from securing a restraining order to completing an arrest, all the way to the final disposition.

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