Significant Cases in Juvenile Justice
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DescriptionEasily accessible to undergraduates, Significant Cases in Juvenile Justice, Second Edition, offers a clear, comprehensive introduction to juvenile justice. Rather than providing complete opinions, which may overwhelm students, the authors present case briefs, along with analyses, explanations, and short excerpts.
In addition to the case summaries, the book includes lists of all of the cases it covers, both in alphabetical order and grouped by topic; a short introduction to each topic; and an index.
NEW TO THIS EDITION
Additional cases throughout including Safford Unified School District #1 v. Redding (2009), Graham v. Florida (2010), and J.D.B. v. North Carolina (2011)
New discussion questions and a new glossary of key terms
New key excerpts from the opinions along with analyses and explanations
CRIMINAL JUSTICE CASE BRIEFS SERIES
Significant Cases in Criminal Procedure, Second Edition
Craig Hemmens, Alan Thompson, and Lisa S. Nored
Significant Cases in Corrections, Second Edition
Craig Hemmens, Barbara Belbot, and Katherine Bennett
Significant Cases in Juvenile Justice, Second Edition
Craig Hemmens, Benjamin Steiner, and David Mueller
"Significant Cases in Juvenile Justice, Second Edition, is probably the best collection of case law summaries for juvenile justice instruction and research on the market today. Students and practitioners alike will find it to be an exceptional, timesaving resource for background study and for gaining knowledge of juvenile law."
--Earl Ballou, Jr., Palo Alto College
"This book allows instructors to introduce juvenile justice case law to undergraduates in a very accessible format. The summaries are concisely written and help students to distill the cases to their essentials. The writing style is effective, concise, professional, and clear."
--Cassandra McKeown, University of South Dakota
"A great way to teach students how to read legal briefs. It presents cases in a consistent manner and in language that is suitable to undergraduates."
--Lisa Kara, Blue Ridge Community College