Stopping Violent Crime: New Directions for Reduction & Prevention

Stopping Violent Crime: New Directions for Reduction & Prevention

by Arthur R. Miller

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A panel of national leaders representing diverse backgrounds and perspectives joins moderator Arthur R. Miller in a lively debate focusing on the social and economic impact of violent crime and the feasibility of reducing and preventing its incidence. This highly topical debate captures the candid discussions of the panelists, who include economist Bruce L. Benson of the Independent Institute; bestselling author Erika Holzer; Wendy Kaminer, senior editor of The American Prospect; Judge David B. Sentelle of the U.S. Court of Appeals, D.C. Circuit; former U.S. Attorney General Richard Thornburgh; and Hubert Williams, president of the Police Foundation. Among the topics addressed are victims’ rights, incarceration, restitution, civil liberties, racism, and juvenile crime and gangs, as well as solutions emphasizing individual accountability and citizen empowerment in all aspects of crime control.

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ISBN-13: 9780945999942
Publisher: Independent Institute, The
Publication date: 04/01/2004
Pages: 1
Product dimensions: 11.00(w) x 17.00(h) x 0.65(d)

About the Author

Arthur R. Miller is a professor of law at Harvard University.

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