Courts, Corrections, and the Constitution

Courts, Corrections, and the Constitution : The Impact of Judicial Intervention on Prisons and Jails

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The federal courts are now heavily involved in the reform of prisons in the US. This collection of analyses by noted criminologists provides a much needed look at the consequences of such judicial intervention. In his introduction and conclusion, John DiIulio discusses the general points to be drawn, proposes an agenda for further research, and offers policy recommendations.
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  • Hardback | 350 pages
  • 144 x 230 x 34mm | 598.74g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • New
  • 0195061411
  • 9780195061413

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'a useful contribution to the growing literature on new generation prisons'
Mick Ryan, Thames Polytechnic, British Journal of Criminology, Summer '92
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