Prisons and Punishment in America: Examining the Facts

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Michael O'Hearauthor

Michael O'Hear is professor of criminal law and procedure at Marquette University Law School. His books include The Failure of Sentencing Reform and Wisconsin Sentencing in the Tough-on-Crime Era.

Prisons and Punishment in America: Examining the Facts

20180930

ABC-CLIO

Pages 256
Topics Current Events and Issues

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Prisons and Punishment in America: Examining the Facts

Author(s): O'Hear, Michael;
Contributors: O'Hear, Michael;
Abstract:

Synthesizing the latest scholarship in law and the social sciences on criminal sentencing and corrections, this book provides a thorough, balanced, and accessible survey of the major policy issues in these fields of persistent public interest and political debate.


• Provides readers with an accessible introduction to important, timely topics of public debate

• Maintains a neutral, balanced perspective on a subject often a matter of heated partisanship

• Reveals the subtle connections between different aspects of the criminal justice system that are often missed in policy discussions

• Synthesizes leading academic work in law and the social sciences

• Provides a balanced assessment of the strengths and weaknesses of significant reform proposals

SortTitle: prisons and punishment in america: examining the facts
Keyword(s): Current Events and Issues
Author Info:
Michael O'Hearauthor

Michael O'Hear is professor of criminal law and procedure at Marquette University Law School. His books include The Failure of Sentencing Reform and Wisconsin Sentencing in the Tough-on-Crime Era.

eISBN-13: 9781440855436
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Print ISBN-13: 9781440855429
Imprint: ABC-CLIO
Pages: 256
Publication Date: 20180930
Series: Contemporary Debates