Rule of law has vanished in America''s criminal justice system.
Prosecutors decide whom to punish; most accused never face a jury; policing is inconsistent; plea bargaining is rampant; and draconian sentencing fills prisons with mostly minority defendants. A leading ...
*Author: Meyer, Linda Ross *Series Title: Law, Meaning, and Violence
*Publication Date: 2010/11/09 *Number of Pages: 254 *Binding Type: Hardcover *Language: English *Depth: 0.75 *Width: 6.25 *Height: 9.25Book Format: Hardcover. Number of Pages: 0254. Publisher: University of Michigan Press
The briefs in this edition provide accurate and concise coverage
of topics of vital importance to criminal justice personnel prison law, probation, parole, the death penalty, juvenile justice, and sentencing. Each chapter contains an introduction to the topic area, ...