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Constitutional Law and the Criminal Justice System Hardcover – March 7, 2007

ISBN-13: 978-0495095439 ISBN-10: 0495095435 Edition: 4th

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  • Hardcover: 448 pages
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning; 4 edition (March 7, 2007)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0495095435
  • ISBN-13: 978-0495095439
  • Product Dimensions: 0.9 x 8.4 x 10.1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 2.1 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #642,934 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Section I: A FOUNDATION FOR UNDERSTANDING CONSTITUTIONAL LAW. 1. A Historical Overview. 2. An Overview of Our Legal System. 3. The Supreme Court of the United States: The Final Word. 4. Reaching the Law. Section II: THE GUARANTEES OF THE CONSTITUTION TO CITIZENS: CIVIL RIGHTS AND CIVIL LIBERTIES. 5. Equal Protection Under the Law: Balancing Individual, State and Federal Rights. 6. The First Amendment: Basic Freedom. 7. The Second Amendment: The Gun Control Controversy. Section III: CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS INFLUENCING THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM. 8. The Fourth Amendment: An Overview of Constitutional Searches and Seizures. 9. Conducting Constitutional Searches. 10. Conducting Constitutional Seizures. 11. The Fifth Amendment: Due Process and Obtaining Information Legally. 12. The Sixth Amendment: Right to Counsel and a Fair Trial. 13. The Eighth Amendment: Bail, Fines, and Punishment. Section IV: COMING FULL CIRCLE. 14. The Remaining Amendments and a Return to the Constitution. Epilogue. Appendices. Glossary. --This text refers to the Paperback edition.

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The late J. Scott Harr worked in various areas of the law for 30 years. He was the Chief Law Enforcement Officer and Public Safety Director for a suburb of the Twin Cities and served as a police officer for two other cities prior to that. In addition, he served as a firefighter and emergency medical technician. Licensed as a lawyer, police officer, and private investigator, he taught at Normandale Community College, Metropolitan State University, and Concordia University.

Kären Matison Hess, PhD (d. 2010), was an instructor at Normandale Community College (Bloomington, MN) who crafted a line of enduring, practical textbooks in the fields of law enforcement and criminal justice that include Criminal Investigation (10th edition), Criminal Procedure; Corrections in the Twenty-First Century: A Practical Approach; Introduction to Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice (9th edition); Introduction to Private Security (5th edition); Juvenile Justice (5th edition); Management and Supervision in Law Enforcement (4th edition); Community Policing: Partnerships for Problem Solving (5th edition); and Careers in Criminal Justice: From Internship to Promotion (6th edition). She was a member of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences (ACJS), the American Association of University Women (AAUW), the American Society for Industrial Security (ASIS), the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP), the International Law Enforcement Educators and Trainers Association (ILEETA), the Justice Research and Statistics Association (JRSA), the Police Executive Research Forum (PERF) and the Textbook and Academic Author's Association (TAA). In 2006, Dr. Hess was honored by the University of Minnesota College of Education and Human Development at the school's 100-year anniversary as one of 100 alumni who have made a significant contribution to education and human development.

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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Ada Lau on December 4, 2007
Format: Hardcover
This text is one of the best one out there. I hope that you have a class using this book. It is well organized and provide much useful information for daily life.
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5 of 7 people found the following review helpful By Idaho Mountain Man on March 19, 2009
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This book helps explain all of the amendments and is a good textbook for college. The only issue that I had with this book was that in the Second Amendment part of the book they state that no court has ruled in favor of individual rights vs. state rights. This was all changed with the District of Columbia v. Heller, 554 U.S. (2008) case. Where the Supreme Court held that the Second Amendment to the United States Constitution protects an individual's right to possess a firearm for private use. It was the first Supreme Court case in United States history to directly address whether the right to keep and bear arms is a right of individuals or a collective right that applies only to state-regulated militias. So essentially this changes one of the main points that the textbook was trying to make. Other than that I found the book to be quite interesting and a very easy read. I would recommend it to anybody that would like to learn more about the American Constitutional Laws. I just hope they update the book soon.
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By S. McLean on January 9, 2013
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love this book, its very easy to read and understand, the authors did a fantastic job with this book, i used it for a textbook for a class I'm doing and it was my definite "go to source"
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By Adrea on December 2, 2010
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This text is one of the best one out there. I hope that you have a class using this book. Provides much info that you can use. not hard to read through and understand at all.
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0 of 1 people found the following review helpful By LM on July 20, 2013
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Delivered as promised with speed and accuracy. Would recommend this seller. Love the topics combined into one textbook. Stick with The Constitution and The Word of God, and you'll never go wrong.
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