Sentencing Law and Policy: Cases, Statutes, and Guidelines

Sentencing Law and Policy: Cases, Statutes, and Guidelines

by Nora Demleitner, Douglas Berman, Ronald F. Wright, Marc L. Miller
     
 

This text provides the material for an advanced course relevant for all law students, whether considering a career in criminal law or not, because it touches deep and abiding issues about the nature and structure of law in society. Coverage includes the social purposes and institutions in the sentencing area, the regulation of sentencing discretion, inputs in the…  See more details below

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This text provides the material for an advanced course relevant for all law students, whether considering a career in criminal law or not, because it touches deep and abiding issues about the nature and structure of law in society. Coverage includes the social purposes and institutions in the sentencing area, the regulation of sentencing discretion, inputs in the sentencing decision--the crime and its effects, the offender's record and background, procedure and proof at sentencing--sentencing outputs--prison, nonprison punishments, and the patterns of race, gender, and class--alternatives to criminal sentences, and judicial and executive review of sentences. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780735536586
Publisher:
Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
Publication date:
12/28/2003
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
804
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.90(h) x 1.20(d)

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