This newest edition of Texas Criminal and Traffic Law Manual features our most comprehensive collection of Texas law enforcement-related statutes yet. Developed by our expert editorial team based on input from our customers, the Manual provides complete coverage of crimes, criminal procedure, traffic offenses and motor vehicle regulations, along with Texas Legal Guidelines and Supreme Court decisions summarized for your convenience by our staff attorneys. In addition, the volume includes a Table of Sections Affected, identifying changes enacted during the recent legislative session, and a comprehensive Index. The eBook versions of this title feature links to Lexis Advance for further legal research options.
To establish a successful DWI practice, you must have a firm grasp of the law as well as grounding in the underlying science. Texas DWI Manual brings these two essential elements together in one indispensible resource. This edition brings you updates and new material in 13 chapters, plus one entirely new chapter. Highlights include: Breath Testing—Chapter 6 Forensic criminalist Jan Semenoff provides an assessment of the INTOXILYZERTM 9000 revealing its weaknesses. Driving under the Influence of Drugs—Chapter 9 Attorney Sarah Schielke shares her proven strategies for winning the marijuana DWI trial. She covers jury selection; cross-examining cops; using experts; and closing argument. Trial strategies that worked to bring in quick not guilty verdicts in two drug cases, one involving Adderall and Klonopin and another involving cocaine and marijuana, are outlined. An extensive list of reference materials that every attorney who handles drug DWIs should be aware of is provided. Punishment Strategies—Chapter 10 Dallas attorney John Gioffredi updates his guidelines for asking the jury to determine punishment and his detailed handout explaining this strategy to the client and preparing the client to testify. DWI Nondisclosure Orders—New Chapter 12A This new chapter explains the requirements for getting a non-disclosure order. Learn who is eligible, offenses that are ineligible, the procedure for obtaining the order, and the effect of the order on access to criminal records. Also included are a handy quick reference checklist and 4 forms.
“The text is written from a practical standpoint, which students are likely to understand and appreciate.” —Lindsey Livingston Runell, J.D., Ph.D., Kutztown University Brief, focused, and up-to-date, Juvenile Justice: A Guide to Theory, Policy, and Practice, Ninth Edition, by Steven M. Cox, Jennifer M. Allen, and Robert D. Hanser, is a must-have text that takes students on a journey through the practical realities of the juvenile justice system and the most current topics in the field. Students not only learn about the history, process, and theories of the juvenile justice system, but they also gain access to the latest crime measurements and explore important issues such as community-based sanctions, treatment and rehabilitation, gangs, and international youth crime. Emphasizing evidence-based practices, the authors guide readers through the methods and problems of the system and offer realistic insights for students interested in a career in juvenile justice. Real-life examples, excellent pedagogical features, and a complete online ancillary package are provided to help instructors effectively teach the course and help students learn interactively.
One of the few bestselling introductory criminal justice texts written by professors who actively teach the course to large numbers of undergraduates each year, INTRODUCTION TO CRIMINAL JUSTICE is uniquely attuned to the needs of today's students and instructors. Now in its sixteenth edition and known for its authoritative, solidly researched content, Siegel and Worrall's text delivers comprehensive, cutting-edge coverage of criminal justice. Extremely student friendly, the text's balanced and objective presentation is packed with provocative real-world examples and the latest developments from the field. Crisp writing, complemented by vivid illustrations, deftly guides readers through the intricate workings of the police, courts, and correctional systems; the concepts and processes of justice; and key policy issues. The book also includes an emphasis on today's criminal justice careers, offering insights from numerous professionals on the rewards and realities of their jobs. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
ESSENTIALS OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE, 11th Edition, provides students with thorough, objective coverage of all the latest research in the field, cutting-edge topical and case discussions, and the richest examination of career options to be found in a criminal justice text -- all in fewer than 500 pages. The text is ideal for those who want the proven reliability of Siegel and Worrall's authorship in a shorter, paperback presentation. The authors make their impeccable scholarship accessible by using integrated learning objectives, visuals, and a unique theme designed to correct students’ misperceptions and biases. Students grapple with ethical concerns faced by agents of the criminal justice system in their professional lives, and are challenged to make informed decisions about what does and doesn't work in criminal justice. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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