The Collapse Of American Criminal Justice

Author: William J. Stuntz
Publisher: Belknap Press
ISBN: 9780674725874
Size: 75.13 MB
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In this passionately argued book, the leading criminal law scholar of his generation looks to history for the roots of these problems -- and for their solutions.

A Plague Of Prisons

Author: Ernest Drucker
Publisher: New Press, The
ISBN: 1595589538
Size: 46.78 MB
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Ernest Drucker’s A Plague of Prisons takes the same concepts and tools of public health that have successfully tracked epidemics of flu, tuberculosis, and AIDS to make the case that our current unprecedented level of imprisonment has ...

No Equal Justice

Author: David Cole
Publisher: ReadHowYouWant.com
ISBN: 1459604199
Size: 30.79 MB
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The book, written by constitutional law scholar and civil liberties advocate David Cole, was named the best nonfiction book of 1999 by the Boston Book Review and the best book on an issue of national policy by the American Political Science ...

The Conviction Factory

Author: Roger Roots
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781492928898
Size: 50.50 MB
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Roots details how the adversarial model of justice, which pits the prosecution against the defendant on a level playing field, has been quietly and slowly whittled away. This book is exhaustively footnoted.

Guilty

Author: Harold J. Rothwax
Publisher: Random House Incorporated
ISBN:
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A distinguished jurist describes the collapse of the American criminal justice system, arguing that criminals and defense attorneys hide behind problem laws and technicalities and calling for eight crucial reforms of the system. 75,000 ...

The New Jim Crow

Author: Michelle Alexander
Publisher: The New Press
ISBN: 1595588191
Size: 42.75 MB
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Now, ten-plus printings later, the long-awaited paperback version of the book Lani Guinier calls “brave and bold,” and Pulitzer Prize–winner David Levering Lewis calls “stunning,” will at last be available.

Illusion Of Order

Author: Bernard E. Harcourt
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 9780674038318
Size: 76.43 MB
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This is the first book to challenge the "broken-windows" theory of crime, which argues that permitting minor misdemeanors, such as loitering and vagrancy, to go unpunished only encourages more serious crime.

Convicting The Innocent

Author: Brandon Garrett
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674060989
Size: 30.80 MB
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In this unsettling analysis, Garrett examines what went wrong in the cases of the first 250 people exonerated by DNA testing, and proposes systemic reforms.