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Crime in Texas Your Complete Guide to the Criminal Justice System

by Ken Anderson

  • ISBN: 9780292704770
  • ISBN10: 0292704771

Crime in Texas Your Complete Guide to the Criminal Justice System

by Ken Anderson

  • List Price: $25.00
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Univ of Texas Pr
  • Publish date: 05/01/1997
  • ISBN: 9780292704770
  • ISBN10: 0292704771
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Description: The Texas criminal justice system has come a long way since the early 1990s, when a vicious crime spree by paroled murderer Kenneth McDuff convinced lawmakers and citizens that the system had broken down. In this book, District Attorney Ken Anderson describes major reforms that followed the McDuff case as he provides a complete overview of the criminal justice system in Texas.

Using simple language that any citizen can understand, Anderson describes all aspects of the system -- officials (police, prosecutors, judges), criminal procedure, criminal law, criminal punishments, victims' rights, and the juvenile system. He illustrates his points with real-life stories of crime and punishment.

Throughout the book, Anderson emphasizes two facts -- that crime prevention programs, stricter law enforcement, and increased prison space have dramatically lowered the crime rate in Texas and that citizen activism is very effective in bringing reform to the criminal justice system. This book will be essential reading for everyone -- public and professional -- concerned with criminal justice in Texas.

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