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The fear of too much justice : race, poverty, and the persistence of inequality in the criminal courts  Cover Image Book Book

The fear of too much justice : race, poverty, and the persistence of inequality in the criminal courts

Bright, Stephen B. 1948- (author.). Kwak, James, (author.).

Summary: "A legendary lawyer and a legal scholar reveal the structural failures that undermine justice in our criminal courts. The Fear of Too Much Justice offers a timely, trenchant, firsthand critique of our criminal courts and points the way toward a more just future"--

Item details

  • ISBN: 9781620970256
  • ISBN: 1620970252
  • ISBN: 9781620978047
  • Physical Description: print
    xvi, 347 pages ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: New York : The New Press, 2023.

Contents / Notes

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: The myth of the adversary system -- The all-powerful prosecutor -- A poor person's justice -- Judges and the politics of crime -- The whitewashed jury -- Courts of profit -- The madness of measuring mental disorders -- An excess of punishment -- More justice, less crime.
Subject: Discrimination in criminal justice administration United States
Criminal justice, Administration of United States
Public prosecutors United States
Racism in criminal justice administration United States
LAW / Criminal Law / Sentencing

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