The Resource Guilty : crime, punishment, and the changing face of justice, by Teri Kanefield

Guilty : crime, punishment, and the changing face of justice, by Teri Kanefield

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Guilty : crime, punishment, and the changing face of justice
Title
Guilty
Title remainder
crime, punishment, and the changing face of justice
Statement of responsibility
by Teri Kanefield
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Offers an overview of crime and the American criminal justice system, using extensive examples of real cases to illustrate difficult questions about what is considered criminal and what punishment is appropriate for different types of crimes
Title
Guilty?
Creator
Summary
Offers an overview of crime and the American criminal justice system, using extensive examples of real cases to illustrate difficult questions about what is considered criminal and what punishment is appropriate for different types of crimes
Subject
Genre
Writing style
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10359455
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
364.973
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • photographs
Index
index present
LC call number
KF9223
LC item number
.K29 2014
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 5
  • 8
Nature of contents
bibliography
Target audience
adolescent
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crime, punishment, and the changing face of justice
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crime, punishment, and the changing face of justice
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Teri Kanefield
Guilty : crime, punishment, and the changing face of justice, by Teri Kanefield
Label
Guilty : crime, punishment, and the changing face of justice, by Teri Kanefield
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 123-130) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Part I: Deciding what behavior to criminalize. Crimes of opportunity: theft, or good luck? ; Another kind of bank robbery ; Cheating? or lucking into a good deal? ; Race : changing attitudes and laws ; Deciding what is a danger to society ; Killing is a crime, except when it isn't -- Part II: Punishment. Retribution : "an eye for an eye" ; Deterrence, or a warning to all ; The conveyor belt of justice -- Part III: Due process and the presumption of innocence. Dolly Mapp and unreasonable searches ; The right to counsel ; Conveyor belts and obstacle courses -- Conclusion: Thinking like a lawyer
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
ix, 134 pages
Isbn
9780544148963
Lccn
2013042010
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, photographs
System control number
  • (OCoLC)862962271
  • (OCoLC)ocn862962271
  • 442094

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