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The dictionary of criminal justice

by Rush, George E.

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Published by Dushkin/McGraw-Hill in [Guilford, Conn.] .
Written in English

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  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Criminal justice, Administration of -- Dictionaries.,
    • Criminal justice, Administration of -- United States -- Dictionaries.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 371-373) and index.

      Other titlesCriminal justice
      StatementGeorge E. Rush ; with summaries of Supreme Court cases affecting criminal justice [by] Judy Hails.
      GenreDictionaries.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV7411 .R87 2003
      The Physical Object
      Pagination478 p. :
      Number of Pages478
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL57695M
      ISBN 100072951125
      LC Control Number99074549
      OCLC/WorldCa54969260

      This Dictionary of Terms and Legal Definitions Related to Hazardous, Medical and Solid Waste is a reference document developed by the New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services, Office of Justice Systems Analysis with partial funding by the Departm~nt of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics. criminal law, the branch of law that defines crimes, treats of their nature, and provides for their punishment. A tort is a civil wrong committed against an individual; a crime, on the other hand, is regarded as an offense committed against the public, even though only one individual may have been wronged. The real distinction lies in the way a remedy for the wrong is pursued.

      Criminal Justice Terms, Glossaries, and Definitions. Organized Crime: This page lists definitions of the term “organized crime” by different state authorities and legal scholars in the United States and other countries.; Definitions of Criminal Offenses: This site is a glossary of criminal offense terminology, such as “arson” and “burglary,” as defined under Maine law. F. federal question - Jurisdiction given to federal courts in cases involving the interpretation and application of the U.S. Constitution, acts of Congress, and treaties. In some cases, state courts can decide these issues, too, but the cases can always be brought in federal courts. felony - A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.. file - To place a paper in the official.

      Criminal Justice System (CJS) – The collection of agencies including, but not limited to, the police, the courts, the Ministry of Justice and the Home Office which are involved in the detection and prevention of crime, the prosecution of people accused of committing crimes, the conviction and sentencing of those found guilty, and the. Book Description. This Dictionary explicitly addresses the historical, legal, theoretical, organisational, policy, practice, research and evidential contexts within which 'modern' youth justice in the UK and beyond is located. The entries cover a spectrum of theoretical orientations and conceptual perspectives and engage explicitly with the key statutory provisions and policy and practice.


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