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Author Stuntz, William J.
Title The collapse of American criminal justice [electronic resource] / William J. Stuntz.
Publication Info. Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, c2011.
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Description viii, 413 p.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 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.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Palo Alto, Calif. : ebrary, 2013. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ebrary affiliated libraries.
Subject Crime prevention -- United States.
Criminal justice, Administration of -- United States.
United States -- Race relations.
Added Author ebrary, Inc.
ISBN 9780674051751 (hbk. : alk. paper)
0674051750 (hbk. : alk. paper)
9780674062603 (e-book)
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