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The Criminal Justice System Politics and Policies

ISBN: 9780534628741 | 0534628745
Edition: 9th
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
Pub. Date: 11/24/2003

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Part I: POLITICS AND THE ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE. 1. Two Models of the Criminal Process by Herbert L. Packer. 2. Racial Politics, Racial Disparities, and the War on Crime by Michael Tonry. 3. The Media, Moral Panics and the Politics of Crime Control by Ted Chiricos. 4. Criminal Justice, Legal Values and the Rehabilitative Ideal by Francis A. Allen. Part II: POLICE. 5. Police Discretion Not to Invoke the Criminal Process: Low Visibility Decisions in the Administration of Justice by Joseph Goldstein. 6. Broken Windows: The Police and Neighborhood Safety by James Q. Wilson and George L. Kelling. 7. A Sketch of the Policeman's "Working Personality" by Jerome H. Skolnick. 8. The Preventative Effects of Arrest on Intimate Partner Violence by Christopher D. Maxwell, Joel H. Garner and Jeffrey A. Fagan. 9. Police Use of Deadly Force: Research and Reform by James J. Fyfe. Part III: THE ADVERSARIAL PROCESS. 10. The Decision to Prosecute by George F.Cole. 11. Adapting to Plea Bargaining: Prosecutors by Milton Heimann. 12. The Practice of Law as Confidence Game: Organization Co-Optation of a Profession by Abraham S. Blumberg. 13. Indigent Defenders Get the Job Done and Done Well by Roger A. Hanson and Brian J. Ostrom. Part IV: COURTS. 14. The Criminal Court Community in Erie County, Pennsylvania by James Eisenstein, Roy B. Flemming and Peter F. Nardulli. 15. The Process is the Punishment: Handling Cases in a Lower Criminal Court by Malcolm M. Feeley. 16. Maintaining the Myth of the Individualized Justice: Probation Presentence Reports by John Rosencrance. Part V: CORRECTIONS. 17. Between Prison and Probation: A Comprehensive Punishment System by Norval Morris and Michael Tonry. 18. Racial Disproportion in US Prisons by Michael Tonry. 19. The Society of Captives: The Defects of Total Power by Gresham M. Sykes. 20. Mature Coping: The Challenge of Adjustment in Contemporary Prisons by Robert Johnson. 21. Well-Governed Prisons are Possible by John J. DiIulio, Jr.. 22. What Works? Questions and Answers About Prison Reform by Robert Martinson. 23. Reentry Reconsidered: A New Look at an Old Question by Jeremy Travis and Joan Petersilia. Part VI: POLICY PERSPECTIVES. 24. Black Man's Burden and the Death Penalty in America by Charles Ogletree. 25. Unintended Consequences of Politically Popular Sentencing Policy: The Homicide Promoting Effects of "Three Strikes" in U.S. Cities (1980-1999) by Tomislav Kovandzic, John J. Sloan and Lynne M. Vieraitis. 26. An Overviewof Gun Control Policy in the United States by Gary Kleck. 27. Between Politics and Reason: Drugs and Crime by Erich Goode. 28. Putting Justice Back into Criminal Justice: Notes for a Liberal Criminal Justice Policy by Samuel Walker and George F. Cole.

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