After studying this chapter you will be able to: Recognize types an patterns of burn injuries found in child abuse; define and discuss shaken-baby syndrome; explain munchausen syndrome by proxy; identify types of child molesters, and explain investigative and interview techniques for cases of child molestation; outline types of child pornography; define incest and outline profiles of incestuous fathers; describe the profile of infant abductors;...
Four decades have passed since the fi rst edition of this textbook. During
the 1960s and 1970s, the Supreme Court waged a campaign to reform the
criminal justice system through the selective incorporation of Bill of Rights
safeguards into the Fourteenth Amendment. Having constitutionalized criminal
procedure, the Supreme Court then elaborated a set of constitutionally
mandated restraints on police behavior. The “goodness” or “badness” of a
legal precept, nevertheless, depends on how well it works in practice. This can
only be known through empirical validation.