Leading U.S. Supreme Court Cases in Criminal Justice: Briefs and Key Terms is an indispensable reference for courses in criminal procedure, constitutional law and criminal law. The book is divided into two major sections. The first major section includes annotated briefs of over 1000 U.S. Supreme Court decisions that have impacted the criminal justice system. The second major section includes more than 6000 key terms and definitions across all areas of criminal justice and criminology.Features of the book include: U.S. Supreme Court cases indexed by over 160 categories Case annotations include case details, court holdings, reasons for such holdings and relevance of cases to criminal justice Explanation of citation protocol for U.S. Reports, Supreme Court Reporter, and regional state Supreme Court compilations and reporters, such as the Pacific Reporter and Southwestern Reporter. Addresses and contact information provided for most Ph.D. programs in criminology/criminal justice Comprehensive listing of acronyms for criminal justice organizations and agencies Up-to-date listing of Internet sites accessed by criminologists for research Contact information for all U.S. corrections agencies, including probation and paroleDean J. Champion is the author of 'Leading United States Supreme Court Cases in Criminal Justice', published 2008 under ISBN 9780135131824 and ISBN 0135131820.
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