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Criminal justice / David Haugen and Susan Musser, book editors.

Haugen, David M., 1969- (Added Author). Musser, Susan. (Added Author).
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  • 3 of 3 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Series Information

Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Morgan Co PL - Martinsville Main Library 364.973 CRI (Text) 78551000275727 Non-Fiction Available -
New Castle-Henry County PL - New Castle 364.973 CRIM (Text) 39231031743673 Young Adult Non-fiction Collection Available -
Pike Co PL - Petersburg Main Library YA 300 OPP VIEW (Text) 38650833432634 YA NON-FIC Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780737741988
  • ISBN: 0737741988
  • ISBN: 9780737741995 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 0737741996 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: 265 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: Detroit : Greenhaven Press, [2009]

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 253-255) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Why consider opposing viewpoints? -- Introduction -- ch. 1. Does the criminal justice system need reform? -- Chapter preface -- 1. Grand juries should be reformed to check prosecutor power / Stanley S. Arkin -- 2. Grand juries should be reformed to reflect the communities they serve / Kevin K. Washburn -- 3. Law enforcement should cease racial profiling / Jesselyn McCurdy -- 4. Law enforcement does not engage in racial profiling / Steve Chapman -- 5. Terrorism suspects should be tried in federal court / Carl Tobias -- Periodical bibliography -- ch. 2. What is the state of the prison system in the United States? -- Chapter preface -- 1. High incarceration rates decrease crime rates / James Q. Wilson -- 2. High incarceration rates do not necessarily decrease crime rates / Howard N. Snyder and Jeanne B. Stinchcomb -- 3. Comprehensive reentry programs will reduce recidivism / Mark A. Nadler -- 4. Reentry programs are often flawed / Douglas B. Marlowe -- 5. Faith-based prison rehabilitation programs should be supported by the government / John D. Hewitt -- 6. Faith-based prison rehabilitation programs are unconstitutional / Lawrence T. Jablecki -- Periodical bibliography --
ch. 3. Should sentencing laws be reformed? -- Chapter preface -- 1. Mandatory minimum sentences are necessary and just / Alberto Gonzales -- 2. Mandatory minimum sentences are unnecessary and unjust / Susan Helen Moran -- 3. The death penalty should be abolished / Amnesty International -- 4. The death penalty should not be abolished / David B. Muhlhausen -- 5. Crack cocaine sentencing laws should be reformed retroactively / Mark Mauer -- 6. Crack cocaine sentencing laws should not be reformed retroactively / Gretchen C.F. Shappert -- Periodical bibliography -- ch. 4. Are defendants' rights protected in the United States? -- Chapter preface -- 1. War detainees deserve the right to habeas corpus / Aziz Huq -- 2. War detainees have no right to habeas corpus / Andrew C. McCarthy -- 3. Public defenders are failing to safeguard the rights of poor defendants / Kirsten Anderberg -- 4. Judges are failing to safeguard the rights of poor defendants / Richard Klein -- 5. Circumventing police' knock and announce' rules violate civil rights / Radley Balko -- 6. The exclusionary rule should be abolished / William Tucker -- Periodical bibliography -- For further discussion -- Organizations to contact -- Bibliography of books -- Index.
Subject: Criminal justice, Administration of > United States.

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