Flawed criminal justice policies : at the intersection of the media, public fear and legislative response

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  • Creator edited by Frances P. Reddington and Gene Bonham, Jr
  • Format Books
  • Contributors
  • Publication Durham, N.C. : Carolina Academic Press, ©2012.
  • Physical Details
    • xvii, 296 pages ; 23 cm
  • ISBNs 9781594609367, 1594609365
  • OCLC ocn759084203

Notes

  • Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

Contents

  • Preface -- Acknowledgements -- Flawed criminal justice policy / Gene Bonham -- Law enforcement policy -- The war on drugs : a review of U.S. drug policy / Michael Gomila and Robert Hanser -- The enforcement of immigration laws by police / Robert Hanser and Michael Gomila -- Judicial policy -- Striking a balance between liberty and security : the debate over American counterterrorism policies since 9/11 / Kadir Akyuz, Abdullah Cihan, & Mitchel P. Roth -- Sentencing policy -- The sentencing revolution / Barbara Belbot -- The consequences of three strike laws / Robert Hanser and Michael Gomila -- The death penalty : ultimate punishment or failed public policy / Scott Vollum -- Sex offender policy -- Faulty sex offender policies / Alissa Ackerman and Karen J. Terry -- Juvenile justice/ school policy -- "Getting tough" and the adultification of juvenile justice / Frances P. Reddington -- School policy / Lynn Urban -- Special populations policy -- Mental illness and the criminal justice system / Jackie Buffington Vollum -- Prosecuting women not good enough to be pregnant / Diane Daane