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Estimation of the Time Since Death

3rd Edition

Burkhard Madea
October 30, 2015

Estimation of the Time Since Death remains the foremost authoritative book on scientifically calculating the estimated time of death postmortem. Building on the success of previous editions which covered the early postmortem period, this new edition also covers the later postmortem period including...

Juvenile Justice and Juvenile Delinquency: Case Studies Workbook

1st Edition

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...

Gunshot Wounds: Practical Aspects of Firearms, Ballistics, and Forensic Techniques, Third Edition

3rd Edition

Vincent J.M. DiMaio, M.D.
October 21, 2015

Written by the nation's foremost authority on gunshot wounds and forensic techniques as they relate to firearm injuries, this third edition of a bestseller provides critical updates to information on gunshot wounds and the weapons and ammunition used to inflict them. The book describes practical...

Criminal Law

11th Edition

Joycelyn M. Pollock
October 16, 2015

Criminal Law, Eleventh Edition, a classic introduction to criminal law for criminal justice students, combines the best features of a casebook and a textbook. Its success over numerous editions, both at community colleges as well as in four-year college criminal justice programs, is proof this text...

Corruption, Fraud, Organized Crime, and the Shadow Economy

1st Edition

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...

Policing American Indians: A Unique Chapter in American Jurisprudence

1st Edition

Laurence Armand French
October 09, 2015

Bias, prejudice, and corruption riddle the history of US jurisprudence. Policing American Indians: A Unique Chapter in American Jurisprudence explores these injustices, specifically the treatment of American Indians. A mix of academic research as well as field experience, this book draws on author...

Maritime Security: Protection of Marinas, Ports, Small Watercraft, Yachts, and Ships

1st Edition

Daniel J. Benny, Ph.D
October 09, 2015

In a time when threats against the maritime community have never been greater, Maritime Security: Protection of Marinas, Ports, Small Watercraft, Yachts, and Ships provides a single, comprehensive source of necessary information for understanding and preventing or reducing threats to the maritime...

Inside the American Legal Mind: An International Practitioner Guide to American Legal Reasoning

1st Edition

Kevin J. Fandl
October 09, 2015

Inside the American Legal Mind:An International Practitioner Guide to American Legal Reasoning clearly explains how to navigate within U.S. legal practice. A combination of common law legal history with the straight-shooting American style has resulted in an approach to issue analysis that is...

Collaborative Policing: Police, Academics, Professionals, and Communities Working Together for Education, Training, and Program Implementation

1st Edition

Peter C. Kratcoski, Maximilian Edelbacher
October 05, 2015

"The chapters in this book reveal that police education, training, and practices are now closely tied to collaboration between police, academics, professional practitioners, and community agencies, and such collaboration is described and evaluated."—Dilip K. Das, PhD, Founding President,...

Policing in Israel: Studying Crime Control, Community, and Counterterrorism

1st Edition

Tal Jonathan-Zamir, David Weisburd, Badi Hasisi
October 05, 2015

"It is hoped that, through this series, it will be possible to accelerate the process of building knowledge about policing and help bridge the gap between the two worlds—the world of police research and police practice. This is an invitation to police scholars and practitioners across the world to...

Constitutional Law and Criminal Justice

2nd Edition

Cliff Roberson
October 02, 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...

Working with Dangerous People: The Psychotherapy of Violence

1st Edition

Jones David
September 28, 2015

‘This book, written by people with an intimate knowledge of prisons and dangerous prisoners and their mental health and welfare, offers something of an antidote to the simply coercive and repressive. In the words of the editor, it offers ‘a humane approach to working with dangerous people… It...

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