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Corruption, Fraud, Organized Crime, and the Shadow Economy

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Maximilian Edelbacher, Peter C. Kratcoski, Bojan Dobovsek
October 15, 2015

Fueled by corruption, fraud, and organized crime, the shadow economy—also known as the informal, black market, illegal, or underground economy—is currently on the rise worldwide. Corruption, Fraud, Organized Crime, and the Shadow Economy addresses shadow economies and the players involved by exa...

Constitutional Law and Criminal Justice, Second Edition

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Cliff Roberson
October 2, 2015

Illuminating concepts in plain language, eliminating unnecessary legal jargon, and clarifying nuances in the law, this new edition of Constitutional Law and Criminal Justice simplifies understanding of the United States judicial system for those without advanced legal training. It also provides a mu...

Juvenile Justice and Juvenile Delinquency: Case Studies Workbook

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James Windell, Nicole Bain
October 28, 2015

Designed as supplemental material for juvenile delinquency and juvenile justice courses, Juvenile Justice and Juvenile Delinquency: Case Studies Workbook fills a void in current textbooks. This workbook provides a hands-on experience that helps students understand the kinds of court hearings that ta...

Color Atlas of Forensic Medicine and Pathology, Second Edition DVD

Charles Catanese
February 03, 2016

Featuring twice the number of images as any other forensic pathology atlas, this DVD version demonstrates visually the postmortem changes of the human body and the different kinds of patterns produced in deaths caused by natural causes, diagnostic or therapeutic procedures, substance abuse,...

Emergency Action for Chemical and Biological Warfare Agents, Second Edition

D. Hank Ellison
February 01, 2016

Emergency Action for Chemical and Biological Warfare Agents, Second Edition is intended for the first responder to the scene of the release of a chemical or biological warfare agent. Formatted similarly to the Department of Transportation’s Emergency Response Guidebook and designed as a companion...

Forensic Uses of Digital Imaging, Second Edition

John C. Russ
January 22, 2016

The ability to work with, and retrieve images, is vital to forensic and criminal case work. During a five-decade-long career, author John C. Russ has taught methods for image processing and measurement to thousands of students. Forensic Uses of Digital Imaging, Second Edition distills his classroom...

Comparative Bone Identification: Human Subadult to Nonhuman on DVD

Diane L. France
January 15, 2016

Continuing in the format of the successful Human and Nonhuman Bone Identification: A Color Atlas, this DVD version of Comparative Bone Identification presents 3000 all-new images of human bones from many stages of maturation. It focuses on comparative osteology from the fetal stage to adolescence,...

An Introduction to Comparative Legal Models of Criminal Justice, Second Edition

Cliff Roberson, Dilip K. Das
January 15, 2016

Updated to reflect changes in the criminal justice systems in several countries, An Introduction to Comparative Legal Models of Criminal Justice, Second Edition explores and illustrates the idea that a country’s legal model determines the character of its police, corrections, and legal system. It...

The Certified Criminal Investigator Body of Knowledge

American College of Forensic Examiners Institute
January 15, 2016

Criminal investigators have a long list of duties. They must identify and secure a crime scene, conduct interviews of witnesses and victims, interrogate suspects, identify and properly collect evidence, and establish and maintain a chain of custody. Once an investigation is underway, the criminal...

Certified Forensic Consultant Body of Knowledge

American College of Forensic Examiners Institute
January 06, 2016

In a proper court setting, experts in various fields are often asked to provide testimony and evidence on numerous professional topics. To be able to effectively testify in a courtroom requires knowledge, training, experience, and expertise. The materials presented in Certified Forensic Consultant...

Forensic Biomechanics and Human Injury: Criminal and Civil Applications - An Engineering Approach

Harold Franck, Darren Franck
December 18, 2015

Forensic Biomechanics and Human Injury: Criminal and Civil Applications – An Engineering Approach provides a concise, comprehensive overview of human anatomy and the biomechanical factors involved in human injury. It describes the methodologies used to compute the various forces, stresses, and...

Knight's Forensic Pathology Fourth Edition

Pekka Saukko, Bernard Knight
December 15, 2015

The fourth edition of Knight's Forensic Pathology continues to be the definitive international resource for those in training and in practice, covering all aspects of the medico-legal autopsy, including the cause and time of death, interpretation of wounds and every other facet of the investigation...

Forensic Toxicology: Mechanisms and Pathology

Robert H. Powers, Dorothy E. Dean
December 01, 2015

Designed for upper-level undergraduate and graduate-level courses, Forensic Toxicology: Mechanisms and Pathology introduces toxicology concepts from a forensic perspective. The book provides an understanding of the mechanistic basis of the action of drugs and toxins, addressing their physiologic...

Forensic Science: The Basics, Third Edition

Jay A Siegel, Kathy Mirakovits
December 01, 2015

This new edition of Forensic Science: The Basics provides a fundamental background in forensic science as well as criminal investigation and court testimony. It describes how various forms of data are collected, preserved, and analyzed, and also explains how expert testimony based on the analysis...

Introduction to Executive Protection, Third Edition

Dale L. June
December 01, 2015

At a time when personal security risks are on the rise internationally, Introduction to Executive Protection, Third Edition takes readers beyond "the wizard’s curtain" of fear, unawareness, and surprise to give them the tools to sharpen or renew their skills so those they are tasked with...

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