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CJ-5101 v4

Introduction to Criminal Justice

Lesson 4 Required Resources


Fichtelberg, A. (2023). Criminal [in] justice: A critical introduction (2nd ed.). Sage Publishing.

Read Chapter 8 Sections: Purpose of the Trial, Adversarial Justice, and Plea Bargains

Read Chapter 10 Sections: Why We Punish and Prison Labor and Indeterminate Sentencing

Chapter 8 concerns the structure of courts and adversarial justice, including plea bargaining. Chapter 10 concerns corrections; however, the necessary sections are the theory of punishment and indeterminate sentencing structures.

Your course textbook can be accessed via the Redshelf link in the Getting Started module.