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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
Wall Shadows 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
Prison diary Fatima Meer

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Eighteen layers of hell is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Books About Criminal Justice
Eighteen layers of hell Kate Saunders

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Killing time is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Books About Criminal Justice
Killing time Dave Lindorff

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Stasiland is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Books About Criminal Justice
Stasiland 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) 7 on the list The Best Books About Criminal Justice
Whores of the Court: The Fraud of Psychiatric Testimony and the Rape of American 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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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
Memos from Purgatory 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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Victoria Police corruption is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Books About Criminal Justice

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Cyber Crime Investigator's Fie... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Books About Criminal Justice

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The Death Penalty in America is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Books About Criminal Justice

The Best Quotes About Justice

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How to solve a murder is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Books About Criminal Justice
How to solve a murder Michael Kurland

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The Politics of Cruelty is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Books About Criminal Justice

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

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Arming America, the Origins of... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Books About Criminal Justice
Arming America, the Origins of a National Gun Culture 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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Virtual Justice: The Flawed Pr... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Books About Criminal Justice
Virtual Justice: The Flawed Prosecution of Crime in America H. Richard Uviller Virtual Justice: The Flawed Prosecution of Crime in America is a book by H. Richard Uviller.

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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
After the Madness: A Judge's Memoir of His Time in Prison 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
The number 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
A Suitable Job for a Woman 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
The Workhouse 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
The expanding prison David Cayley

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

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

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All things censored is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Books About Criminal Justice
All things censored Mumia Abu-Jamal

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Death blossoms is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Books About Criminal Justice
Death blossoms Mumia Abu-Jamal

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Dead Man Walking is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Books About Criminal Justice
Dead Man Walking Helen Prejean Dead Man Walking is a 2002 play written by Tim Robbins based on Dead Man Walking, a book by Sister Helen Prejean about her experiences as a chaplain on death row. Sister Prejean's book has also ...more

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The Little School is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Books About Criminal Justice
The Little School Alicia Partnoy The Little School is a novel written by Alicia Partnoy, a woman who was "disappeared" during the Dirty War period of the history of Argentina. It is an account of a clandestine ...more

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The great American gun debate is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Books About Criminal Justice

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The Hot House is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Books About Criminal Justice
The Hot House Pete Earley

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Acquiring new ID is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Books About Criminal Justice
Acquiring new ID Ragnar Benson

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No more prisons is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Books About Criminal Justice
No more prisons William Upski Wimsatt

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Personal Injuries is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Books About Criminal Justice
Personal Injuries Scott Turow Personal Injuries is a novel by Scott Turow which was published in 1999. Like all of Turow's novels, it takes place in fictional Kindle County and many of the characters are recognized from ...more

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Punishment is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Books About Criminal Justice
Punishment Ted Honderich

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Shaking It Rough is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Books About Criminal Justice
Shaking It Rough Andreas Schroeder

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Bounty hunter is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Books About Criminal Justice
Bounty hunter Bob Burton

Fun Jobs That Pay Well

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Dead Man Walking is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Books About Criminal Justice
Dead Man Walking Helen Prejean Dead Man Walking is a work of non-fiction by Sister Helen Prejean, a Roman Catholic nun and one of the Sisters of Saint Joseph of Medaille. An account based on her work as a spiritual adviser to ...more

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The English police is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Books About Criminal Justice
The English police Clive Emsley

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No Way to Treat a First Lady is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Books About Criminal Justice
No Way to Treat a First Lady Christopher Buckley No Way to Treat a First Lady is a satirical novel by Christopher Buckley, first published in 2002. The novel follows the trial of Elizabeth Tyler MacMann, a fictional First Lady accused of ...more

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No Matter How Loud I Shout is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Books About Criminal Justice
No Matter How Loud I Shout Edward Humes No Matter How Loud I Shout is a book written by Edward Humes.

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The Prisoner at the Bar is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Books About Criminal Justice
The Prisoner at the Bar Arthur Cheney Train

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The Hardy Boys Detective Handb... is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Books About Criminal Justice
The Hardy Boys Detective Handbook Franklin W. Dixon The Hardy Boys Detective Handbook is a special volume in the original Hardy Boys book series published by Grosset & Dunlap. The book is composed of several didactic short fictional stories ...more

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Police technology is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Books About Criminal Justice
Police technology Raymond E. Foster

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Curious Punishments of Bygone ... is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Books About Criminal Justice
Curious Punishments of Bygone Days Alice Morse Earle Curious Punishments of Bygone Days is a history book published in 1896. It was written by Alice Morse Earle and printed by Herbert S. Stone & Company. Earle was a historian of Colonial ...more

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Broken windows theory is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Books About Criminal Justice
Broken windows theory Catherine Coles, George L. Kelling The broken windows theory is a criminological theory of the norm-setting and signaling effect of urban disorder and vandalism on additional crime and anti-social behavior. The theory states that ...more

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In Defense of Internment: The ... is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Books About Criminal Justice
In Defense of Internment: The Case for 'Racial Profiling' in World War II and the War on Terror Michelle Malkin In Defense of Internment: The Case for 'Racial Profiling' in World War II and the War on Terror is a 2004 book written by conservative American political commentator Michelle Malkin. Malkin ...more

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Democracy and the Police is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Books About Criminal Justice
Democracy and the Police David Sklansky, David A. Sklansky

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Stop Being A Victim is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Books About Criminal Justice
Stop Being A Victim Junius Podrug

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Stopping power is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Books About Criminal Justice
Stopping power J. Neil Schulman