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The law and policy of sentencing and corrections in a nutshell

Branham, Lynn S., 1955-

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  • Creator by Lynn S. Branham, Visiting Professor of Law, Saint Louis University School of Law
  • Format Books
  • Publication
    • Ninth edition
    • St. Paul, MN : West, [2013]
    • ©2013
  • Series
  • Physical Details
    • xxvi, 525 pages ; 19 cm
  • ISBNs 9780314286666, 0314286667
  • OCLC ocn835692781

Notes

  • Includes index.

Contents

  • part 1. The law and policy of sentencing -- Introduction to sentencing -- Guilty pleas and plea bargaining -- The sentencing process -- Sentencing statutes and guidelines -- Community-based sanctions -- The death penalty -- Cruel and unusual punishment and noncapital cases -- Parole release and probation and parole revocation -- Enmeshed penalties and collateral consequences -- part 2. The law and policy of corrections -- Prisoners' rights : an introduction -- First amendment rights -- Right of access to the courts -- Prison disciplinary proceedings -- Transfers, classification, and prison programming -- Searches, seizures, and privacy rights -- Due-process claims for personal injuries and property deprivations -- Cruel and unusual punishment -- part 3. Prisoners' rights litigation -- The mechanics of litigating inmates' Section [section symbol] 1983 suits -- Remedies
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