Examination of the history of the criminal justice system--from its roots in the ancient world and Great Britain through the 21st Century impact of terrorism and white collar crime on criminal justice institutions, including the courts, police, and prisons.
A critique of American criminal jurisprudence. He argues that because of harsh sentences, the few jury trials, poor policing methods, and misguided court decisions, the United States has a wasteful and destructive criminal justice system.
A summary of studies that have shaped the criminal justice system. Carefully chosen based on their impact on the discipline or their capacity to spark controversy, the studies offer a historical look into the field of policing, courts and corrections.
This book provides a framework for achieving restorative and retributive dimensions within international criminal trials in order to achieve the peace-making aspirations of the International Criminal Court.
This collection of essays from a range of outstanding international scholars adopts a critical, inter-disciplinary approach, providing an innovative application of regulatory theory to the practice of criminal justice and offering suggestions for further research.
This book examines the history behind racial, gender, and religious profiling, charts its guiding philosophies, surveys supporting legal doctrines and legislation, and presents the arguments pro and con.