The collapse of American criminal justice

Introduction: the rule of too much law -- Crime and punishment -- Two migrations -- "The wolf by the ear" -- The past -- Ideals and institutions -- The Fourteenth Amendment's failed promise -- Criminal justice in the gilded age -- A culture war and its aftermath -- Constitutional law&...

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Main Author: Stuntz, William J. (Author)
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: Cambridge, Mass. [u.a.] Belknap Press of Harvard Univ. Press c 2011
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Summary:Introduction: the rule of too much law -- Crime and punishment -- Two migrations -- "The wolf by the ear" -- The past -- Ideals and institutions -- The Fourteenth Amendment's failed promise -- Criminal justice in the gilded age -- A culture war and its aftermath -- Constitutional law's rise, three roads not taken -- Earl Warren's errors -- The rise and fall of crime, the fall and rise of criminal punishment -- The future -- Fixing a broken system -- Epilogue: taming the wolf -- Note on sources and citation form
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and index
Physical Description:VIII, 413 S. graph. Darst. 24 cm
ISBN:0674051750
9780674051751