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Author Kanefield, Teri, 1960- author.

Title Guilty : crime, punishment, and the changing face of criminal justice / by Teri Kanefield.

Publication Info. Boston ; New York : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, [2014]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Teen Non-Fiction    364.973 KAN    Available
Description ix, 134 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 123-130) and index.
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.
Subject Criminal justice, Administration of -- United States -- Juvenile literature
Guilt (Law) -- United States -- Juvenile literature.
Judicial process -- United States -- Juvenile literature
Criminal justice, Administration of.
Guilt (Law)
Judicial process.
ISBN 9780544148963

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