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Punishment Without Trial - Why Plea Bargaining Is a Bad Deal

English · Paperback / Softback

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HOT TOPIC: Criminal justice reform is an incredibly popular political topic, and books such as The New Jim Crow, Charged, Are Prisons Obsolete?, and Make Change have cast a new, critical light on our criminal justice system. Punishment Without Trial has the potential to do the same.UNIQUE PERSPECTIVE: Punishment Without Trial breaks new ground by analyzing an essential aspect of this broken system for the first time and proposing realistic solutions that can offer real reform.EXPERT AUTHOR: In addition to her outstanding academic and legal career, Hessick has written on the criminal justice system for the Los Angeles Times, the Philadelphia Inquirer, Slate, the Atlantic, and numerous academic journals.

About the author

Carissa Byrne Hessick is the Ransdell Distinguished Professor of Law at the University of North Carolina School of Law, where she also serves as the director of the Prosecutors and Politics Project. Previously, she taught at the law schools of Arizona State, Harvard, and the University of Utah. Her work on the criminal justice system has been published by the Los Angeles Times, the Philadelphia Inquirer, Slate, and numerous academic journals. She lives in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.

Product details

Authors Carissa Byrne Hessick
Publisher Abrams
Languages English
Product format Paperback / Softback
Released 31.10.2022
EAN 9781419750304
ISBN 978-1-4197-5030-4
Subjects Social sciences, law, business > Law > Criminal law, criminal procedural law, criminology

LAW / Criminal Law / Sentencing, Sentencing & punishment, Sentencing and punishment

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