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Introduction to Criminal Justice

Introduction to Criminal Justice

This textbook was developed as part of the Textbook Transformation Grants for the Affordable Learning Georgia project. Affordable Learning Georgia Grants Collections are intended to provide faculty with the frameworks to quickly implement or revise the same materials as a Textbook Transformation Grants team, along with the aims and lessons learned from project teams during the implementation process. The book was designed to be used in CRJU 1150 at Clayton State University. The course provides a foundation for understanding the Criminal Justice System. An overview of the criminal justice system, its history, philosophical background, and the process for achieving its goals will be discussed. Topics covered include the scope and nature of crime, the criminal justice process, the juvenile... Show More


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