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Best-selling AMERICA'S COURTS AND THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM focuses on the dynamics of the court by introducing the concept of the courthouse workgroup and the interrelated relationship of the three main actors?judge, prosecutor, and defense attorney?thus illustrating the law in action, not just the theories and facts. Neubauer also uses a myriad of pedagogical devices that bring the court process to life for students, including A Day in Court, Controversy, and Case Close-Up boxes. This text has become the market-leader in large part because of its comprehensive coverage, its focus on the dynamics of the process, and its pedagogical features. Neubauer emphasized key aspects of the law, particularly law on the books, law in action, and law in controversy, to provide students with a clear focus. The Eighth Edition is filled with timely new content and now is accompanied by an exciting new Student Companion CD-ROM that features Court TV. videos?FREE with every new copy of the text!
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"The Table of Contents is excellent. It is well organized and informative, a good road map. I like the chapter selection. Nothing is missing." "The manuscript's readability is smooth. He style is concise, clear, accurate, exceptionally interesting." "I am very impressed by the text's learning and review tools. I like how the key terms refer to page numbers."About the Author:
David William Neubauer is now a professor at the University of New Orleans, where he chaired the political science department from 1982 to 1986.
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Book Description Thomson-Wadsworth, 2005. Condition: Good. 8th Edition. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Seller Inventory # GRP9003943
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