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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Very interesting book about crime throughout the ages. Information about a lot of cases from the "old days". Read full review

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As the title implies, this book is broad in scope, both as to subject matter and time periods. It does a good job of covering most, if not all, of the major issues related to American crime and ... Read full review

Contents

Part II
59
Part III
259
Bibliographical Essay
467
Notes
477
Index
555
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About the author (1994)

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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