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Vol 21 No 9 Sept/Oct 2016

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Criminal Courts for the 21st Century 2nd ed

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Lisa Stolzenberg, Stewart J. D'Alessioboth of Florida International University, USA

ISBN13: 9780130912893
ISBN: 0130912891
Published: July 2002
Publisher: Pearson Education Ltd
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print

This second edition of Criminal Courts for the 21st Century offers a comprehensive collection of twenty criminal justice articles, all culled from leading scholarly journals. The reader offers the student an up-to-the-minute look at our courts, judiciary, and the entire criminal trial from pretrial procedures to punishment and sentencing. Authored by top criminal justice. authorities, the articles of Criminal Courts for the 21st Century bring the newest issues to light--a must for professors who want to show the dynamic, ever-changing atmosphere of the modern courtroom.

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1. Drug Diversion Courts: Are They Needed and Will They Succeed in Breaking the Cycle of Drug-Related Crime?, James R. Brown.
2. Juvenile (In)Justice and the Criminal Court Alternative, Barry C. Feld.
3. A Moral Standard for the Prosecutor's Exercise of the Charging Discretion, Bennett L. Gershman.
4. Capital Murder: A Prosecutor's Personal Observations on the Prosecution of Capital Cases, Ronald J. Sievert.
5. The Criminal Defense Lawyer: Zealous Advocate, Double Agent, or Beleaguered Dealer, Rodney J. Uphoff. II. PRETRIAL PROCEDURES AND EVIDENTIARY ISSUES.
6. A Judicial View of Plea Bargaining, Rudolph J. Gerber.
7. Something Not So Funny Happened on the Way to Conviction: The Pretrial Interrogation of Child Witnesses, Jean Montoya.
8. Recantation: Problems for Prosecutors Before, During and After Trial, John Jay Douglass.
9. The Use of Amateur Videotapes As Evidence in Criminal Prosecutions: Citizen Empowerment or Little Brother's New Silver Platter?, Nicholas R. Mack.
10. Linking Genes With Behavior: The Social and Legal Implications of Using Genetic Evidence in Criminal Trials, Carol A. Gaudet. III. THE CRIMINAL TRIAL.
11. The Jury Is Still Out: The Role of Jury Science in the Modern American Courtroom, Jeremy W. Barber.
12. The American Jury: Handicapped in the Pursuit of Justice, Saul M. Kassin.
13. Should Judges Consider the Demographics of the Jury Pool in Deciding Change-of-Venue Applications?, Peter M. Kougasian.
14. The Social Psychology of Jury Nullification, John Clark.
15. Cameras in the Jury Room: An Unnecessary and Dangerous Precedent, Abraham Abramovsky and Jonathan I. Edelstein. IV. PUNISHMENT AND SENTENCING.
16. Themes of Injustice: Wrongful Convictions, Racial Prejudice, and Lawyer Incompetence, Bennett L. Gershman.
17. The Gender Gap Argument: Exploring the Disparity of Sentencing Women to Death, Melinda E. O'Neil.
18. Death by Judicial Overkill: The Unconstitutionality of Overriding Jury Recommendations Against the Death Penalty, Jason C. Tran.
19. Don't Spare the Rod: A Proposed Return to Public, Corporal Punishment of Convicts, Whitney S. Wiedeman.
20. ""Three Strikes and You're Out"" : The Impact of California's New Mandatory Sentencing Law on Serious Crime Rates, Lisa Stolzenberg and Stewart J. D'Alessio.