9780534628741

The Criminal Justice System Politics and Policies

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    9780534628741

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    0534628745

  • Edition: 9th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 11/24/2003
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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Summary

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.

Table of Contents

Preface viii
I POLITICS AND THE ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE
1(70)
Two Models of the Criminal Process
9(15)
Herbert L. Packer
Racial Politics, Racial Disparities, and the War on Crime
24(17)
Michael Tonry
The Media, Moral Panics, and the Politics of Crime Control
41(21)
Ted Chiricos
Criminal Justice, Legal Values, and the Rehabilitative Ideal
62(9)
Francis A. Allen
II POLICE
71(98)
Police Discretion Not to Invoke the Criminal Process: Low-Visibility Decisions in the Administration of Justice
77(19)
Joseph Goldstein
Broken Windows: The Police and Neighborhood Safety
96(13)
James Q. Wilson
George Kelling
A Sketch of the Policeman's ``Working Personality''
109(18)
Jerome H. Skolnick
The Preventive Effects of Arrest on Intimate Partner Violence
127(25)
Christopher D. Maxwell
Joel H. Garner
Jeffrey A. Fagan
Police Use of Deadly Force: Research and Reform
152(17)
James J. Fyfe
III THE ADVERSARIAL PROCESS
169(82)
The Decision to Prosecute
178(11)
George F. Cole
Adapting to Plea Bargaining: Prosecutors
189(22)
Milton Heimann
The Practice of Law as Confidence Game: Organization Co-Optation of a Profession
211(16)
Abraham S. Blumberg
Indigent Defenders Get the Job Done and Done Well
227(24)
Roger A. Hanson
Brian J. Ostrom
IV COURTS
251(58)
The Criminal Court Community in Erie County, Pennsylvania
257(23)
James Eisenstein
Roy B. Flemming
Peter F. Nardulli
The Process Is the Punishment: Handling Cases in a Lower Criminal Court
280(12)
Malcolm M. Feeley
Maintaining the Myth of Individualized Justice: Probation Presentence Reports
292(17)
John Rosecrance
V CORRECTIONS
309(126)
Between Prison and Probation: Toward a Comprehensive Punishment System
314(14)
Norval Morris
Michael Tonry
Racial Disproportion in US Prisons
328(21)
Michael Tonry
The Society of Captives: The Defects of Total Power
349(16)
Gresham M. Sykes
Mature Coping: The Chanllenge of Adjustment in Contemporary Prisons
365(22)
Robert Johnson
Well-Governed Prisons Are Possible
387(10)
John J. Dilulio, Jr.
What Works? Questions and Answers about Prison Reform
397(18)
Robert Martinson
Reentry Reconsidered: A New Look at an Old Question
415(20)
Jeremy Travis
Joan Petersilia
IV POLICY PERSPECTIVES
435(84)
Black Man's Burden: Race and the Death Penalty in America
439(17)
Charles J. Ogletree, Jr.
Unintended Consequences of Politically Popular Sentencing Policy: The Homicide Promoting Effects of ``Three Strikes'' in U.S. Cities (1980--1999)
456(14)
Tomislav Kovandzic
John J. Sloan
Lynne Vieraitis
An Overview of Gun Control Policy in the United States
470(18)
Gary Kleck
Between Politics and Reason: Drugs and Crime
488(14)
Erich Goode
Putting Justice Back into Criminal Justice: Notes for a Liberal Criminal Justice Policy
502(17)
Samuel Walker
George F. Cole
Index 519

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