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The Resource Criminal justice, Noël Merino, book editor

Criminal justice, Noël Merino, book editor

Label
Criminal justice
Title
Criminal justice
Statement of responsibility
Noël Merino, book editor
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This book is a collection of articles in which authors debate whether the criminal justice system needs reform, the state of the incarceration system in the U.S., and whether sentencing laws need reform
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
364.973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Intended audience
Ages 15-17
LC call number
KF9223
LC item number
.C748 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Merino, Noël
Series statement
Opposing viewpoints series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Criminal justice, Administration of
  • Prisoners
  • Sentences (Criminal procedure)
  • Criminal justice, Administration of
  • Prisoners
  • Sentences (Criminal procedure)
  • United States
  • JUVENILE NONFICTION / Law & Crime
  • JUVENILE NONFICTION / Social Issues / General (see also headings under Family)
Target audience
adolescent
Label
Criminal justice, Noël Merino, book editor
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 205-207) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Marc Mauer
  • There is no evidence of racial discrimination in the criminal justice system
  • John Perazzo
  • Chapter 2: What is the state of the incarceration system in the United States?
  • Greater incarceration and a change in culture explain the decline in crime
  • James Q. Wilson
  • The benefits of mass incarceration are outweighed by the negative effects
  • Bruce Western
  • Restorative justice is a good alternative to incarceration
  • Patrice Gaines
  • Chapter 1: Does the criminal justice system need reform?
  • Probation and parole are good alternatives to incarceration
  • America
  • There are high costs to incarceration alternatives
  • Thomas Sowell
  • Chapter 3: Should sentencing laws be reformed?
  • The death penalty should be abolished
  • John W. Whitehead
  • The death penalty should not be abolished
  • David Muhlhausen
  • Life-without-parole sentences are constitutional, even for juveniles
  • The federal criminal justice system works well for trying terrorists
  • Charles D. Stimson,
  • Andrew M. Grossman
  • Life-without-parole sentences should be eliminated
  • Ashley Nellis
  • Swift and certain punishment works better than severe sentences
  • Mark Kleiman,
  • as told to
  • Zach Weissmueller
  • Mandatory minimum sentences are ineffective
  • Marc Mauer
  • Karen Greenberg
  • Chapter 4: What rights should be a part of the criminal justice system?
  • Terrorist suspects should have a right to Miranda warnings
  • America
  • Terrorist suspects should not have a right to Miranda warnings
  • Charles Krauthammer
  • The right to adequate legal defense is not being met for the poor
  • Vanessa Gregory
  • Defendants should have the right to choose their own defense attorneys
  • Stephen J. Schulhofer,
  • David D. Friedman
  • May it please the court
  • Plea bargaining violates the right to a jury trial
  • Timothy Lynch
  • Sasha Abramsky
  • Drug courts are not a positive reform to the criminal justice system
  • Nastassia Walsh
  • Racial disparities in the criminal justice system need to be addressed
Control code
ocn783171173
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
228 pages
Isbn
9780737763065
Lccn
2012021681
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
Stock number
1353733
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o783171173
  • (OCoLC)783171173
Label
Criminal justice, Noël Merino, book editor
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 205-207) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Marc Mauer
  • There is no evidence of racial discrimination in the criminal justice system
  • John Perazzo
  • Chapter 2: What is the state of the incarceration system in the United States?
  • Greater incarceration and a change in culture explain the decline in crime
  • James Q. Wilson
  • The benefits of mass incarceration are outweighed by the negative effects
  • Bruce Western
  • Restorative justice is a good alternative to incarceration
  • Patrice Gaines
  • Chapter 1: Does the criminal justice system need reform?
  • Probation and parole are good alternatives to incarceration
  • America
  • There are high costs to incarceration alternatives
  • Thomas Sowell
  • Chapter 3: Should sentencing laws be reformed?
  • The death penalty should be abolished
  • John W. Whitehead
  • The death penalty should not be abolished
  • David Muhlhausen
  • Life-without-parole sentences are constitutional, even for juveniles
  • The federal criminal justice system works well for trying terrorists
  • Charles D. Stimson,
  • Andrew M. Grossman
  • Life-without-parole sentences should be eliminated
  • Ashley Nellis
  • Swift and certain punishment works better than severe sentences
  • Mark Kleiman,
  • as told to
  • Zach Weissmueller
  • Mandatory minimum sentences are ineffective
  • Marc Mauer
  • Karen Greenberg
  • Chapter 4: What rights should be a part of the criminal justice system?
  • Terrorist suspects should have a right to Miranda warnings
  • America
  • Terrorist suspects should not have a right to Miranda warnings
  • Charles Krauthammer
  • The right to adequate legal defense is not being met for the poor
  • Vanessa Gregory
  • Defendants should have the right to choose their own defense attorneys
  • Stephen J. Schulhofer,
  • David D. Friedman
  • May it please the court
  • Plea bargaining violates the right to a jury trial
  • Timothy Lynch
  • Sasha Abramsky
  • Drug courts are not a positive reform to the criminal justice system
  • Nastassia Walsh
  • Racial disparities in the criminal justice system need to be addressed
Control code
ocn783171173
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
228 pages
Isbn
9780737763065
Lccn
2012021681
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
Stock number
1353733
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o783171173
  • (OCoLC)783171173

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