PREFACE. 1. From Customs to Codes: Criminal Justice in the Ancient World. 2. English Criminal Justice Traditions (570-1725). 3. Criminal Justice in Early America (1597-1740). 4. Criminal Justice in Revolutionary Times (1718-1797). 5. Criminal Justice in the New Nation (1777-1834). 6. Criminal Justice in Antebellum America (1817-1857). 7. Criminal Justice in Civil War America (1856-1876). 8. Criminal Justice in Victorian America (1870-1901). 9. Criminal Justice in the Progressive Era (1898-1928). 10. Criminal Justice in the Crisis Decades (1919-1938). 11. Criminal Justice at Mid-Century (1941-1959). 12. Nationalization of Criminal Justice (1960-1979). 13. Criminal Justice at the End of the Twentieth Century (1980-2000). 14. Criminal Justice in the Age of Terrorism (2000-2010). GLOSSARY. WHO'S WHO IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE HISTORY. INDEX.
Crime and Punishment: A History of the Criminal Justice System / Edition 1by Mitchel P. Roth
Pub. Date: 05/26/2004
Publisher: Cengage Learning
This undergraduate textbook chronicles the ancient roots of criminal justice, the development of English criminal justice and common law, and the evolution of American criminal justice procedures during each era since the American Revolution. Roth (Sam Houston State University) recounts the law administrators in each period, major laws passed, experiments in law enforcement and corrections, forms of crime and punishment, and notable trials. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
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