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The law and policy of sentencing and corrections in a nutshell

Branham, Lynn S., 1955- author

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  • Creator by Lynn S. Branham (distinguished visiting scholar, Saint Louis University School of Law)
  • Format Books
  • Publication
    • Tenth edition
    • St. Paul, MN : West Academic Publishing, [2017]
    • ©2017
  • Series
  • Physical Details
    • xxvi, 523 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm
  • ISBNs 9781683283348, 1683283341
  • OCLC ocn962549364

Notes

  • Includes index.

Contents

  • 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 -- Prisoners' rights: an introduction -- First amendment rights -- Right of access to the courts -- Prison disciplinary proceedings -- Transfers, classification, and procedural due process -- The privilege against self-incrimination, discrimination, and prison programs -- Searches, seizures, and privacy rights -- Due-process claims for personal injuries and property deprivations -- Cruel and unusual punishment . -- The mechanics of litigating inmates' Section 1983 suits -- Remedies
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