Includes bibliographical references (pages 123-130) and index.
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.