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Subject Headings

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criminal investigation

criminal justice

forensic science

juvenile justice 

law enforcement




Browsing the Stacks

The majority of criminal justice books are located in this call number range:

HV 6001-9960 (criminology)



Interlibrary Loan

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Requested materials are delivered to Sawyer Library for you to pick up.

Remember, if you are unable to find or request an item via Minerva, you can still request it through Sawyer Library by email, over the phone, or in person by filling out an Interlibrary Loan Request form.



Print Books to Get You Started

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The Female Offender - Lisa J. Pasko; Meda Chesney-Lind
Call Number: HV 6046 F46 2013
ISBN: 1412996694
Publication Date: 2012
Explores gender and cultural factors in women's lives that often precede criminal behavior and address the question of whether female offenders are more violent today than in the past. The authors provide a revealing look at how public discomfort with the idea of women as criminals significantly impacts the treatment received by this offender population.

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Criminal Justice Ethics - Cyndi Banks
Call Number: HV 7419 B36 2013
ISBN: 1412995450
Publication Date: 2012
Examines the criminal justice system through an ethical lens identifying ethical issues in practice and in theory, exploring ethical dilemmas, and proposing means through which criminal justice professionals might resolve ethical issues and dilemmas.

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Media and Criminal Justice - Dennis J. Stevens
Call Number: P 96 C742 U67 2011
ISBN: 0763755311
Publication Date: 2011
Illustrates how media coverage and television programs inform the public’s perception of criminal justice. The CSI Effect can be characterized as the phenomenon whereby fiction is mistaken for reality and the assumption that all criminal cases can be solved through the employment of hi-tech forensic science such as crime scene investigation and DNA testing as depcited on television crime shows.

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Orange Is the New Black - Piper Kerman
Call Number: HV 9474 F66 K47 2011
ISBN: 0812986180
Publication Date: 2011
Follows the author's incarceration for drug trafficking, during which she gained a unique perspective on the criminal justice system and met a varied community of women living under exceptional circumstances.

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Forty Studies That Changed Criminal Justice - Amy B. Thistlethwaite; John D. Wooldredge
Call Number: K 5001 T48 2010
ISBN: 0132349752
Publication Date: 2009
Carefully chosen based on their impact on the discipline or their capacity to spark controversy, the studies offer a historical look into the field of policing, courts and corrections. Each summary includes: a complete citation; background information; a description of methodology; a summary of results; an evaluation of the research; and suggestions for further reading.

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The American Criminal Justice System - Gerhard Falk
Call Number: HV 9950 F35 2010
ISBN: 9780313383472
Publication Date: 2010
This critical yet honest appraisal of our criminal justice system addresses its strengths and its flaws―and makes recommendations for improvement.


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