Studies in Law Politics and Society

Author: Austin Sarat
Publisher: Emerald Group Publishing
ISBN: 1848550901
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Offers fresh perspectives on sentencing and punishment, lawyering for the public good, and the meaning of legal doctrine. This book contains articles that exemplify the work being done in interdisciplinary legal scholarship.

Sentencing Law and Policy

Author: Nora Demleitner
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 1454880872
Format: PDF, Docs
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One of the foremost books in Sentencing Law, the new fourth edition continues in the tradition of its predecessors by giving students a comprehensive overview of modern sentencing practices. Authored by leading scholars, this casebook provides thorough examination of underlying doctrine, motivates students to tackle the important policy and political issues that animate sentencing practices, and poses challenging questions and hypotheticals to stimulate class discussion and independent thought. Key Features: More streamlined focus. Material covered in the third edition has been updated and streamlined reducing the length by more than 400 pages. Chapters 7-11 in the previous edition have been expanded and updated and are now available online. Thoroughly updated to address important statutory and case law changes, including important U.S. Supreme Court, U.S. Court of Appeals, state appellate court decisions and recent scholarship. Coverage of modern policy issues, including mass incarceration, prosecutorial and judicial discretion, punishment for drug crimes, revised federal and state sentencing guidelines, racial and other disparities in sentencing, and topics associated with administration of the death penalty. Expanded Teachers Manual with sample syllabi and other supporting materials to help professors construct personalized teaching plans that integrate the text and online materials.

Sentencing sanctions and corrections

Author: Nicholas N. Kittrie
Publisher: Foundation Pr
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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The editors of Sentencing, Sanctions and Corrections have tested and modified the materials of the casebook through several years of class room use. New as well as experienced instructors can be assured that the broad range of these materials perm its several and diverse ways for the utilization of the text. The scope and contents of the book offer, as well, many opportunities for instructor innovations and enhancements.

Fear of Judging

Author: Kate Stith
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226774862
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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For two centuries, federal judges exercised wide discretion in criminal sentencing. In 1987 a complex bureaucratic apparatus termed Sentencing "Guidelines" was imposed on federal courts. FEAR OF JUDGING is the first full-scale history, analysis, and critique of the new sentencing regime, arguing that it sacrifices comprehensibility and common sense.

United States Sentencing Commission Guidelines Manual 2013

Author: United States Sentencing Commission
Publisher: Government Printing Office
Format: PDF
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This book contains the official guidelines of the federal criminal sentencing polices established by the United States Sentencing Commission. The Federal Sentencing Guidelines are rules that set out a uniform sentencing policy for individuals and organizations convicted of felonies and serious (Class A) misdemeanors in the United States federal courts system. The Guidelines do not apply to less serious misdemeanors.

Fox and Freiberg s Sentencing

Author: Arie Freiberg
ISBN: 9780455233390
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Guidance on many complex & varied considerations which apply to sentencing matters. Freiberg focuses on Victorian & federal sentencing law with extensive coverage of appellate decisions in every Australian jurisdiction, particularly in relation to matters of general principle.