Here it is! The new edition of Frank Schmalleger's Criminal Justice: A Brief Introduction. With the release of this fourth edition, Prentice Hall has created the first introductory criminal justice text limited only by your students' curiosity. It is a book without borders. Take a look at the following new features all designed to give your students maximum learning potential in a new and fun way. Schmalleger is changing the way introductory criminal justice is leanedagain. WebExtras! These hyperlinks, build right into the text, take students to crime and justice-related Web sites. Interspersed throughout every chapter, WebExtras! Include the FBI's home page, a virtual tour of the U.S. Supreme Court, an in-depth history of the Columbine High School shootings, a special Macromedia Flash? presentation on "Crimes that shaped the Twentieth Century," and much more! Library Extras! These end-of-chapter Web-based "additional readings" lead students to Web-documents that expand on materials and concepts found in the text in a new and fun way. Included among the nearly 100 Library Extras! Found in the new edition are documents such as the new Challenge of Crime in a Free Society (1998), Perspectives on crime and Justice (1999), and Race, crime, and the Administration of Justice (1999). Web Quests! Found at the end of each chapter, these Web-based assignments are designed to teach students how to use the Internet to research topics and to find information in the criminal justice area. Audio Chapter Introductions. These chapter-specific audio introductions have been recorded by the author to provide additional insight into the workings of the justice system, and are available to anyone with an Internet connection and free RealPlayer? or MediaPlayer? software. The fourth edition includes new coverage of the Columbine High School shootings; the infamous hate-crime based Texas pickup-truck dragging death; the killing of Amadou Diallo, the 22 year old unarmed black West African immigrant who was shot at 41 times by white members of the NYPD; the Michigan murder conviction of Nathaniel Abraham, who was 11 years old at the time of the killing; the 1999 Wedgwood Baptist church shooting, and much more.Schmalleger, Frank M. is the author of 'Criminal Justice:brief Intro.' with ISBN 9780130887290 and ISBN 0130887293.