Crime And Punishment In American History

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Basic Books, Sep 9, 1994 - Law - 590 pages
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In a panoramic history of our criminal justice system from Colonial times to today, one of our foremost legal thinkers shows how America fashioned a system of crime and punishment in its own image.
 

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A social history of American criminal justice that offers not abstruse legal analysis or philosophy, but the practical story of ``a working system and what makes it tick.'' Friedman (Law/Stanford ... Read full review

Contents

Part II
59
Part III
259
Bibliographical Essay
467
Notes
477
Index
555
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Lawrence M. Friedman is Marion Rice Kirkwood Professor of Law at Stanford University. he is also the author nof many books, including A History of American Law, Total Justice, The Republic of Choice, and The Roots of Justice.

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