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Name: Crime and the Law
ID: m42835
Language: English (en)
Summary:
  • Identify and differentiate between different types of crimes
  • Evaluate U.S. crime statistics
  • Understand the three branches of the U.S. criminal justice system
Subject: Social Sciences
Keywords: Corporate crime, Corrections system, Court, Crime, Criminal justice system, Hate crime, Legal codes, Nonviolent crimes, Police, Self-report study, Street crime, Victimless crime, Violent crimes
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 3.0

Authors: OpenStax College (info@openstaxcollege.org)
Copyright Holders: Rice University (daniel@openstaxcollege.org)
Maintainers: OpenStax College (info@openstaxcollege.org), Sociology Cap (dcwill@rice.edu)

Latest version: 1.3 (history)
First publication date: Jan 27, 2012 4:12 pm -0600
Last revision to module: Jul 11, 2012 6:31 pm -0500

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Version: 1.5 Jul 29, 2013 3:01 pm -0500 by Sociology Cap
Changes:
Dead link fixed.

Version: 1.4 Jul 29, 2013 1:28 pm -0500 by Sociology Cap
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Changed links for "Further Research".

Version: 1.3 Jul 11, 2012 6:31 pm -0500 by Sociology Cap Currently viewing this version.
Changes:
images replaced

Version: 1.2 May 14, 2012 11:09 am -0500 by Sociology Cap
Changes:
initial content publication

Version: 1.1 Jan 30, 2012 12:11 pm -0600 by OSC Physics Maintainer
Changes:
Created module

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