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Urban politics and the criminal courts

by Martin A. Levin

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Published by University of Chicago Press in Chicago .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Criminal courts -- United States,
    • Sentences (Criminal procedure) -- United States,
    • Judges -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementMartin A. Levin.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF9223 .L48
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 332 p. ;
      Number of Pages332
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4879928M
      ISBN 100226475298
      LC Control Number76008084

      Books shelved as criminal-justice: The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness by Michelle Alexander, Just Mercy: A Story of Justic. Rev. ed. of: Criminal justice. 6th ed. c Includes bibliographical references Two models of the criminal process / Herbert L. Packer -- Toward a theory of street-level bureaucracy / Michael Lipsky -- Racial politics, racial disparities, and the war on crime / Michael Tonry -- The media, moral panics and the politics of crime control / Ted Chiricos -- Police discretion not to invoke the Pages:

      The CQ Press Guide to Urban Politics and Policy in the United States will bring the CQ Press reference guide approach to topics in urban politics and policy in the United States. If the old adage that “all politics is local” is even partially true, then cities are important centers for political activity and for the delivery of public goods and g: criminal courts. He ties the history of Philadelphia's criminal courts closely to related developments in the city's social and political evolution, making a contribution not only to the study of criminal justice but also to the larger literature on urban, social, and legal history. Originally published in

      Written by three nationally recognized experts in the field, Criminal Courts: A Contemporary Perspective explores all conventional topics (court structure, courtroom actors, and the trial and appeals process) as well as others seldom covered, such as specialty courts and the goals and functions of the law. Traci Burch's latest book, Trading Democracy for Justice: Criminal Convictions and the Decline of Neighborhood Political Participation, has been published by University of Chicago Press ().


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