Doing Justice in the People's Court: Sentencing by Municipal Court Judges

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SUNY Press, 1997 - Law - 164 pages
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Presents research findings on city courts and their processing of misdemeanors, illuminating the conditions under which bias is maximized and minimized in the lower courts.

 

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Contents

Municipal Courts and the Judges Who Sit in Them
1
Research on Bias in Judicial Sentencing
17
Doing Justice The Formation of Judicial Bias in Sentencing
47
The Process of Doing Justice What the Defendants Did
71
The Process of Doing Justice What the Judges Did
89
The Process of Doing Justice Discussion and Conclusions
111
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Jon'a Meyer is Assistant Professor in the Department of Criminal Justice at New Mexico State University, Las Cruces.

Paul Jesilow is Associate Professor in the Department of Criminology, Law and Society at the University of California, Irvine.

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