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List of best books about criminal justice, including jacket cover images when available. All these popular books on criminal justice are sorted by popularity, so the highest rated books are at the top of the list. This well-researched criminal justice bibliography includes out-of-print titles and generally contains the most popular, famous, or otherwise notable books - fiction or non-fiction - about criminal justice. If you're looking for a list of top books on criminal justice then you're in the right place.

Books here include everything from The Great American Gun Debate to Whores of the Court: The Fraud of Psychiatric Testimony and the Rape of American Justice. You should be able to answer the question, "What are the best books about Criminal justice?" after checking out this list.

This greatest criminal justice book list contains various bits of information, such as the author's names and what genre the books fall under. Most of these criminal justice books can be bought on Amazon with one easy click.

Harlan Ellison, Michel Foucault, and Scott Turow have all written books about Criminal justice.

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Wall Shadows is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Books About Criminal Justice
Frank Tannenbaum

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Break-ins, death threats, and ... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Books About Criminal Justice

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Prison diary is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Books About Criminal Justice
Fatima Meer

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Killing time is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Books About Criminal Justice
Dave Lindorff

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Stasiland is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Books About Criminal Justice
Anna Funder
Stasiland by Anna Funder is a polyvocal text about individuals who resisted the East German regime, and others who worked for its secret police, the Stasi. It tells the story of what it was like ...more

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Whores of the Court: The Fraud... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Books About Criminal Justice
Margaret A. Hagen
Whores of the Court: The Fraud of Psychiatric Testimony and the Rape of American Justice is a book by Margaret A. Hagen.

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Victoria Police corruption is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Books About Criminal Justice

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American political prisoners is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Books About Criminal Justice

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Memos from Purgatory is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Books About Criminal Justice
Harlan Ellison
Memos from Purgatory is Harlan Ellison's account of his experience with kid gangs when he joined one to research them for his first novel, Web of the City. It also describes the author's ...more

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Virtual Justice: The Flawed Pr... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Books About Criminal Justice
H. Richard Uviller
Virtual Justice: The Flawed Prosecution of Crime in America is a book by H. Richard Uviller.

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The Death Penalty in America is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Books About Criminal Justice

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Eighteen layers of hell is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Books About Criminal Justice
Kate Saunders

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Cyber Crime Investigator's Fie... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Books About Criminal Justice

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How to solve a murder is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Books About Criminal Justice
Michael Kurland

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Lord high executioner is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Books About Criminal Justice
Howard Engel

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The Politics of Cruelty is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Books About Criminal Justice

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Arming America, the Origins of... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Books About Criminal Justice
Michael A. Bellesiles
Arming America: The Origins of a National Gun Culture is a discredited 2000 book by Michael A. Bellesiles on American gun culture. The book is an expansion of a 1996 Journal of American History ...more

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After the Madness: A Judge's M... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Books About Criminal Justice
Sol Wachtler
After the Madness: A Judge's Memoir of His Time in Prison is a book by Sol Wachtler.

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The number is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Books About Criminal Justice
Jonny Steinberg

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A Suitable Job for a Woman is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Books About Criminal Justice
Val McDermid
A Suitable Job for a Woman is a book written by Val McDermid.

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The Workhouse is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Books About Criminal Justice
Norman Longmate

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Study guide for the Florida la... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Books About Criminal Justice

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The expanding prison is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Books About Criminal Justice
David Cayley

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Modern weapons caching is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Books About Criminal Justice
Ragnar Benson

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Bail enforcer is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Books About Criminal Justice
Bob Burton