Open Educational Resources

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Miscellaneous Documents

Introduction to Criminal Justice

Criminal Justice: An Overview of the System

This text is designed as a first course in criminal justice.  It covers police, courts, and corrections, integrating the juvenile justice system. 

Fundamental Cases in Criminal Justice

This text provides easy to read, abridged landmark cases across a wide variety of criminal justice topics.   

Legal Research for Criminal Justice

Legal Research for Criminal Justice

This text is designed for a legal research methods course taught within a criminal justice program. 

Research Methods

Fundamentals of Social Research

This text is designed for a first course in social research.  Academic writing is integrated into the content, as is the APA Style.


Statistics for the Social Sciences

This text is designed for a first course in statistics.  It focuses on statistical literacy for the consumer of social research.

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