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The\Law and Policy of Sentencing and Corrections in a Nutshell / Edition 8
     

The\Law and Policy of Sentencing and Corrections in a Nutshell / Edition 8

by Lynn S. Branham
 

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ISBN-10: 0314249397

ISBN-13: 9780314249395

Pub. Date: 06/04/2010

Publisher: West Academic Publishing

An excellent reference tool, the book covers a range of sentencing-related topics, including the purposes of criminal sanctions, guilty pleas, rights during sentencing proceedings, ways to structure sentencing systems, community sanctions, the death penalty, Eighth Amendment constraints on sentences in noncapital cases, parole release, probation and parole

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An excellent reference tool, the book covers a range of sentencing-related topics, including the purposes of criminal sanctions, guilty pleas, rights during sentencing proceedings, ways to structure sentencing systems, community sanctions, the death penalty, Eighth Amendment constraints on sentences in noncapital cases, parole release, probation and parole revocation, and the collateral consequences of a conviction. The latter half of this helpful resource covers the constitutional rights of prisoners, the mechanics of litigating 1983 suits, and the remedies available to inmates.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780314249395
Publisher:
West Academic Publishing
Publication date:
06/04/2010
Series:
Nutshell
Edition description:
8
Pages:
535
Product dimensions:
4.90(w) x 7.30(h) x 0.90(d)

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