Skip to Main Content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.
Why Use Reference Books
Reference books supply background material or an introduction to the topic in addition to factual information on the subject. The reference books listed provide bibliographies for further reading. The questions of who, what, when and why are often answered in the reference collection, denominations.
Criminal Justice by
Call Number: 364 C8683
Publication Date: 2012-12-07
Four major questions are answered through this book: Does the criminal justice system need reform? What Is the state of the incarceration system in the United States? Should sentencing laws be reformed? What rights should be a part of the criminal justice system? Essays are arranged in a pro versus con format so that readers benefit from more than one intelligent perspective across each topic. Subtopics include the death penalty, life-without-parole sentences, racial discrimination, legal defense rights, and plea bargains. Essay sources include Karen Greenberg, Thomas Sowell, John W. Whitehead, Ashley Nellis, Stephen J. Schulhofer, and David D. Friedman.
Forsensic Science by
Call Number: 363.25 F7615
Publication Date: 2015-06-25
This completely updated, new edition of Forensic Science approaches its subject from multiple directions. One primary approach is from the points of view of forensic investigators. In addition to its core essays on subspecialties and allied fields, the set has essays on specific types of investigations, investigative techniques, specialized equipment, and types of evidence. Also included is coverage of the role of forensic science in the American legal system. The articles define the topic and summarize their relevance to forensic science. This new edition adds hundreds of new entries and a complete update of existing entries to offer a comprehensive overview of this popular field.
Encyclopedia of Police Science by
Call Number: 363.203 En19 2007
Publication Date: 2006-10-23
The third edition deepens and elaborates ad broadens the scientific knowledge about policing. The work expands police science to include criminology and criminal justice administration.
Subjects: About the Mack Library
, BJU Course Guides
, Distance Learning
, How to Guides
, Science & Technology