Collapse of American Criminal Justice

ISBN-10: 0674725875

ISBN-13: 9780674725874

Edition: 2013

Authors: William J. Stuntz

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Book details

Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publication date: 10/7/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 432
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.034

William J. Stuntz was Henry J. Friendly Professor of Law at Harvard University.

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
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