The Collapse Of American Criminal Justice

Author: William J. Stuntz
Publisher: Belknap Press
ISBN: 9780674725874
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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.

The Conviction Factory

Author: Roger Roots
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781492928898
Size: 50.42 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 ...

Illusion Of Order

Author: Bernard E. Harcourt
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 9780674038318
Size: 70.15 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.

The New Jim Crow

Author: Michelle Alexander
Publisher: The New Press
ISBN: 1595586431
Size: 76.69 MB
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Argues that the War on Drugs and policies that deny convicted felons equal access to employment, housing, education and public benefits create a permanent under-caste based largely on race. Reprint. 12,500 first printing.

Thomas Aquinas And The Philosophy Of Punishment

Author: Peter Karl Koritansky
Publisher: CUA Press
ISBN: 0813218837
Size: 37.81 MB
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Thomas Aquinas and the Philosophy of Punishment explores how Aquinas's understandings of natural law and the common good apply to the contemporary philosophical discussion of punitive justice.

The Oxford Handbook Of Criminal Law

Author: Markus Dirk Dubber
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0199673594
Size: 76.80 MB
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This title deals with various aspects of criminal law, including its relationship to a wide range of disciplines such as philosophy, sociology, and technology.

Governing Through Crime

Author: Jonathan Simon
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780198040026
Size: 72.54 MB
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In this startlingly original work, Jonathan Simon traces this pattern back to the collapse of the New Deal approach to governing during the 1960s when declining confidence in expert-guided government policies sent political leaders ...