Annotations for Complete Idiot's Guide to the Criminal Justice System


Baker & Taylor
De- mystifies the complexity of the judicial establishment and the bureaucracy behind it in a clear, jargon-free and detailed portrait so that any citizen can understand how it works.

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Baker & Taylor
Explains the workings of the American judicial system using clear and jargon-free explanations and includes a detailed glossary of terms to help demystify one of the most complex legal establishments in the world.

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Baker & Taylor
Explains the workings of the American judicial system using clear and jargon-free explanations and includes a detailed glossary of terms to help demystify one of the most complex legal establishments in the world. Original.

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Book News
A veteran prosecutor for the County of Los Angeles explains the differences between the civil and criminal parts of the U.S. justice system, walks through the trial process, and defines specific crimes committed against persons, property, society, and justice. The appendices provide a glossary, a sample felony plea script, and online resources by category. Annotation ©2010 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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DK Publishing
Learning About Crime Pays.

Most people watch television shows such as Law and Order and see a simplified version of the world of cops and courtrooms. In fact, the American criminal justice system is one of the most complex legal establishments in the world. The Complete Idiot's Guide(r) to the Criminal Justice System de- mystifies the complexity of the judicial establishment and the bureaucracy behind it in a clear, jargon-free and detailed portrait so that any citizen can understand how it works.

?Public is highly interested in criminal investigations and trials

?Also a useful resource for people planning to enter these fields

?Includes detailed glossary of legal terms



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