Profiling and Criminal Justice in America: A Reference Handbook

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Profiling and Criminal Justice in America: A Reference Handbook

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This unique handbook examines the history behind racial, gender, and religious profiling, charts its guiding philosophies, surveys supporting legal doctrines and legislation, and presents the arguments pro and con. It focuses on profiling by police, prosecutors, and judges; federal and state civil rights laws; key legal cases and studies; and more. Whether one wishes to explore racial profiling by state troopers in New Jersey, the identification of serial killers by the FBI, or the screening of potential terrorists by airport security, this is the book to consult.

ISBN

9781851094691

Publication Date

2004

Publisher

ABC-CLIO

City

Santa Barbara, CA

Keywords

profiling, criminal justice system

Disciplines

Criminology

Profiling and Criminal Justice in America: A Reference Handbook

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