Wisconsin Sentencing In The Tough On Crime Era

Author: Michael O'Hear
Publisher: University of Wisconsin Pres
ISBN: 0299310205
Size: 34.85 MB
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The dramatic increase in U.S. prison populations since the 1970s is often blamed on mandatory sentencing laws, but this case study of a state with judicial discretion in sentencing reveals that other significant factors influence high ...

Making Hate A Crime

Author: Valerie Jenness
Publisher: Russell Sage Foundation
ISBN: 1610443144
Size: 71.33 MB
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Making Hate a Crime is the first book to trace the emergence and development of hate crime as a concept, illustrating how it has become institutionalized as a social fact and analyzing its policy implications.

Courting Kids

Author: Carla J. Barrett
Publisher: NYU Press
ISBN: 081470946X
Size: 30.67 MB
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In Courting Kids, Carla J. Barrett takes us behind the scenes of a unique judicial experiment called the Manhattan Youth Part, a specialized criminal court set aside for youth prosecuted as adults in New York City.

If You Don T Laugh You Ll Cry

Author: Claire Schmidt
Publisher: University of Wisconsin Pres
ISBN: 0299313506
Size: 18.51 MB
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Introduces readers to prison workers as they share stories, debate the role of corrections in American racial politics and social justice, and talk about the important function of humor in their jobs.

Jersey Justice

Author: Cathy D. Knepper
Publisher: Rutgers University Press
ISBN: 0813552079
Size: 41.60 MB
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Jersey Justice: The Story of the Trenton Six begins in 1948 when William Horner, an elderly junk dealer, was murdered in his downtown Trenton shop.

From Midnight To Guntown

Author: John Hailman
Publisher: Univ. Press of Mississippi
ISBN: 1617038008
Size: 26.66 MB
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But Hailman delivers the inside story no one else can. He also recounts his scary experiences after 9/11 when he prosecuted terrorism cases.

Prosecution Complex

Author: Daniel S. Medwed
Publisher: NYU Press
ISBN: 0814764355
Size: 74.76 MB
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'Prosecution Complex' explains why, while most prosecutors aim to do justice, only some hit that target consistently.

Innocent Until Interrogated

Author: Gary L. Stuart
Publisher: University of Arizona Press
ISBN: 0816504490
Size: 14.75 MB
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And, ultimately, how did so much go so wrong? In this first book-length treatment of the Buddhist Temple Massacre, Gary L. Stuart explores the unspeakable crime, the inexplicable confessions, and the troubling behavior of police officials.

Dateline Purgatory

Author: Kathy Cruz
Publisher: Texas A&M University Press
ISBN: 0875656102
Size: 66.37 MB
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KATHY CRUZ has received numerous Journalist of the Year honors from Texas press associations, as well as four Stephen Philbin awards for excellence in legal reporting from the Dallas Bar Association-two of which were grand prizes.