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CJ, 5th Edition

  • includes MindTap, 1 term (6 months) Printed Access Card
  • Larry K. Gaines
  • Roger LeRoy Miller
  • ISBN-10: 1337402478
  • ISBN-13: 9781337402477
  • 368 Pages | Paperback
  • Previous Editions: 2017, 2015, 2013
  • COPYRIGHT: 2019 Published
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Overview

About the Product

Through ongoing research into students’ workflows and preferences CJ from 4LTR Press combines an easy-reference, paperback textbook with Chapter Review Cards, and an innovative online experience – all at an affordable price. New for this edition, MindTap is the digital learning solution that powers students from memorization to mastery. It gives you complete control of your course--to provide engaging content, to challenge every individual and to build their confidence. This edition of CJ features a new design, cutting edge examples and up-to-date facts and figures. Empower students to accelerate their progress with MindTap.

Features

  • Every 4LTR Press solution comes complete with an engaging print textbook, tear-out review cards, and access to MindTap – including study tools, instructional and assessment content and the full text narrative. Also available in an online-only option, students have their choice of format, delivered and influenced by a deep understanding of students’ workflow and learning styles, all at an affordable price.

  • Shorter, comprehensive chapters in a modern design present content in a more engaging and accessible format that increases the number of students who read the chapter without minimizing coverage for your course.

  • Tear-Out Review Cards at the back of the print Student Editions provide students a portable study tool containing all the pertinent information for class and test prep.

Reviews

"I used all aspects of the 4LTR Press solutions. I found them very helpful study tools."
— Consuelo Seda, lencia Community College

About the Author

Larry K. Gaines

Larry Gaines is chair of his department and a longtime, well-known figure in the field, both as an educator and in law enforcement.

Roger LeRoy Miller

Roger LeRoy Miller, Ph.D. has served on the faculty of several universities, including the University of Washington, Clemson University, and the University of Miami School of Law. As a professor, he has taught intellectual property law and entertainment law, among other subjects. A widely published and respected author, his work has appeared in the Insurance Counsel Journal, Defense Research, California Trial Lawyers Journal, Antitrust Bulletin, Wisconsin Law Review, and Connecticut Law Review. He has authored or co-authored numerous authoritative textbooks on law, including BUSINESS LAW: TEXT & CASES; BUSINESS LAW TODAY: TEXT & SUMMARIZED CASES; and THE LEGAL ENVIRONMENT TODAY. Professor Miller completed his studies at the University of California at Berkeley and University of Chicago.

Table of Contents

Part I: THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM.
1. Criminal Justice Today.
2. The Crime Picture: Theories and Trends.
3. Inside Criminal Law.
Part II: THE POLICE AND LAW ENFORCEMENT.
4. Law Enforcement Today.
5. Problems and Solutions in Modern Policing.
6. Police and the Constitution: The Rule of Law Enforcement.
Part III: CRIMINAL COURTS.
7. Courts and the Quest for Justice.
8. Pretrial Procedures and the Criminal Trial.
9. Punishment and Sentencing.
Part IV: CORRECTIONS.
10. Probation, Parole, and Intermediate Sanctions.
11. Prisons and Jails.
12. The Prison Experience and Prisoner Reentry.
Part V: SPECIAL ISSUES.
13. The Juvenile Justice System.
14. Today’s Challenges in Criminal Justice.

New to this edition

  • This edition of CJ features a new design, cutting edge examples, and up-to-date facts and figures.
  • NEW MindTap is an outcome-driven application that propels students from memorization to mastery. It’s the only platform that gives you complete ownership of your course. With it, you can challenge every student, build their confidence and empower them to be unstoppable.
  • Access everything you need in one place. Cut down on prep with preloaded, organized course materials in MindTap. Teach more efficiently with interactive multimedia, assignments, quizzes and more. And give your students the power to read, listen and study on their phones, so they can learn on their terms.
  • Empower your students to reach their potential. Twelve distinct metrics give you actionable insights into student engagement. Identify topics troubling your entire class and instantly communicate with struggling students. And students can track their scores to stay motivated toward their goals. Together, you can accelerate progress.
  • Your course. Your content. Only MindTap gives you complete control over your course. You have the flexibility to reorder textbook chapters, add your own notes and embed a variety of content including OER. Personalize course content to your students’ needs. They can even read your notes, add their own and highlight key text to aid their progress.
  • A dedicated team, whenever you need them. MindTap isn’t just a tool; it’s backed by a personalized team eager to support you. Get help setting up your course and tailoring it to your specific objectives. You’ll be ready to make an impact from day one. And, we’ll be right here to help you and your students throughout the semester—and beyond.
  • Coupled with straightforward course management, assessment and analytics for instructors, CJ with CJ with MindTap engages students of all generations and learning styles, and integrates seamlessly into your course, setting the stage for thinking critically about criminal justice.

Supplements

All supplements have been updated in coordination with the Main title.
Please see Main title page for new to this edition information.

Instructor Supplements

Instructor's Companion Website  (ISBN-10: 1337402540 | ISBN-13: 9781337402545)

Everything you need for your course in one place! This collection of book-specific lecture and class tools is available online via www.cengage.com/login. Access and download PowerPoint presentations, the testbank in multiple formats, instructor’s manual, and more.

Cengage Testing, powered by Cognero® Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1337402567 | ISBN-13: 9781337402569)

Cengage Learning Testing Powered by Cognero® is a flexible, online system that allows you to: import, edit, and manipulate content from the text's test bank or elsewhere, including your own favorite test questions; create multiple test versions in an instant; and deliver tests from your LMS, your classroom, or wherever you want. Every question has undergone a series of accuracy checks and anti-piracy reviews, as well as a multi-point inspection to remove weak question options (e.g. all answers are correct), sharpen ambiguous questions, and ensure balanced coverage of major course concepts, difficulty levels, and Bloom’s Taxonomy.

Instructor's Edition  (ISBN-10: 1337402524 | ISBN-13: 9781337402521)

Version for Instructor Review. This version of the textbook includes the same chapter content as the Student Version, but replaces the Chapter Review cards with Prep Cards. Perfect for the experienced instructor looking to try something new or the first-timer coming to the course fresh, Prep Cards offer additional examples, in-class activities, information on the supplements, and more to help you plan your course and enhance your lecture.