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Crime and Punishment in American History

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A history of the criminal justice system from colonial times to the present argues that the evolution of the criminal justice system has reflected transformations in American culture, economics, politics, and social structure

Synopsis:

In a panoramic history of our criminal justice system from Colonial times to today, one of our foremost legal thinkers shows how America fashioned a system of crime and punishment in its own image.

About the Author

Lawrence M. Friedman is Marion Rice Kirkwood Professor of Law at Stanford University. he is also the author nof many books, including A History of American Law, Total Justice, The Republic of Choice, and The Roots of Justice.

Table of Contents

Tight little islands: criminal justice in the Colonial Period — From the Revolution to the close of the Nineteenth Century — Criminal justice in the Twentieth Century.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780465024469
Publisher:
BasicBooks
Subject:
Crime and criminals
Author:
Lawrence Meir Friedman
Author:
Friedman, Lawrence Meir
Subject:
Capital punishment
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Criminology
Subject:
General
Subject:
Criminal Law
Subject:
Labor & Industrial Relations
Subject:
History
Subject:
Criminal justice, administration of
Subject:
Civil Procedure
Subject:
Labor & Industrial Relations - General
Subject:
General Law
Subject:
Crime-Criminology
Subject:
Politics-Labor
Subject:
US History-General
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
19940909
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
590

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History and Social Science » Law » Civil Liberties and Human Rights
History and Social Science » Law » General
History and Social Science » Politics » Labor
History and Social Science » World History » General

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