Courts A Text/Reader

ISBN-10: 1412997186
ISBN-13: 9781412997188
Edition: 2nd 2012
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Book details

List price: $96.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/9/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 664
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 3.322
Language: English

Craig Hemmens is Department Chair and Professor in the Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology at Washington State University. In addition to being the editor for the SAGE Text/Reader Series in Criminology/Criminal Justice, he has published several books, including Law, Justice and Society (Oxford University Press, �2012), Legal Guide for Police (Anderson, �2011) and An Introduction to Criminal Evidence (Oxford University Press, �2009). He holds a J.D. from North Carolina Central University School of Law and a Ph.D. in Criminal Justice from Sam Houston State University. He served as the President of the Association of Criminal Justice Sciences (ACJS) from 2012 to 2013.

Steven Belenko is Professor in the Temple University Department of Criminal Justice and adjunct Professor at the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. He has conducted extensive research and published widely on drug abuse and crime, the impact of substance abuse on the adult and juvenile justice systems, drug policy, and developing and testing organizational change strategies to improve the implementation of drug treatment for offenders. In addition to numerous articles and book chapters, he is the sole author of two books on drug policy and coauthor of a recent book on implementation of drug treatment in community corrections. He is a Fellow of the Academy of Experimental Criminology.Cassia C. Spohn is a Foundation Professor and Director of the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice at Arizona State University. She is the author or coauthor of six books, including Policing and Prosecuting Sexual Assault: Inside the Criminal Justice System , which was published in 2013. Her research interests include prosecutorial and judicial decision making, the intersections of race, ethnicity, crime and justice, and sexual assault case processing decisions. In 2013 she received ASU's Award for Leading Edge Research in the Social Sciences and was selected as a Fellow of the American Society of Criminology.

Foreword
Acknowledgments
Preface
Introduction: Courts and Case Processing
Historical and Contemporary Perspectives on Courts
How to Read a Research Article
Readings
The Process Is the Punishment: Handling Cases in a Lower Criminal Court
The Honest Politician?s Guide to Juvenile Justice in the Twenty-First Century
The Rehnquist Court and Criminal Justice: An Empirical Assessment
Wrongful Conviction: Perceptions of Criminal Justice Professionals Regarding the Frequency of Wrongful Conviction and the Extent of System Errors
Prosecutors and Defense Attorneys
Readings
Violated Trust: Conceptualizing Prosecutorial Misconduct
Prosecutorial Justifications for Sexual Assault Case Rejection: Guarding the ?Gateway to Justice?
Prosecutorial Discretion in Seeking Death: An Analysis of Racial Disparity in the Pretrial Stages of Case Processing in a Midwestern County
Representing the Accused: Professional Values and Professional Choices of Small-Town Lawyers
Indigent Defenders Get the Job Done and Done Well
Judges and Jurors
Readings
Judges and the Politics of Death: Deciding Between the Bill of Rights and the Next Election in Capital Cases
Reflections on a Rape Trial: The Role of Rape Myths and Jury Selection in the Outcome of a Trial
Racially Based Jury Nullification: Black Power in the Criminal Justice System
Pretrial Proceedings
Readings
The Relationship Between Type of Attorney and Bail Amount Set for Hispanic Defendants
The Impact of Race, Gender, and Age on the Pretrial Decision
Criminal Prosecution of Domestic Violence Offenses: An Investigation of Factors Predictive of Court Outcomes
Plea Bargaining and Trial Dynamics
Readings
Prosecutorial Discretion and Plea Bargaining in the United States, France, Germany, and Italy: a Comparative Perspective
Court Caseloads, Plea Bargains, and Criminal Sanctions: The Effects of Section 17 P.C. in California
Variation in Trial Penalties Among Serious Violent Offenses
The Entertainment Value of a Trial: How Media Access to the Courtroom Is Changing the American Judicial Process
Sentencing
Readings
Is Preferential Treatment of Female Offenders a Thing of the Past? a Multisite Study of Gender, Race, and Imprisonment
The Interactive Effects of Victim Race and Gender on Death Sentence Disparity Findings
The Juvenile Penalty: a Comparison of Juvenile and Young Adult Sentencing Outcomes in Criminal Court
Beyond Conviction and Sentencing
Readings
The Federal Habeas Corpus Process: Unraveling the Issues
Criminal Justice System Reform and Wrongful Conviction: a Research Agenda
Specialized Courts and Other Trends in Adjudication
Readings
The Baltimore City Drug Treatment Court: One-Year Results From a Randomized Study
Combating Domestic Violence: Findings From an Evaluation of a Local Domestic Violence Court
Teen Court Referral, Sentencing, and Subsequent Recidivism: Two Proportional Hazards Models and a Little Speculation
Glossary
References
Credits and Sources
Index
About the Authors

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