Crime & Punishment

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“Often riveting, well-researched, and utterly convincing, this book sounds a frightening alarm about unreliable expert testimony in the courtroom.”

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The “masterpiece” in the title of Birmingham’s big new intriguing book is Crime and Punishment—the grandfather of modern crime fiction and the contemporary detective novel—which was publis

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“A fascinating page-turner, Rogues’ Gallery will appeal to true crime buffs and anyone interested in the dark side of life in late 19th century New York City.”

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“In its best and final chapter, Prison by Any Other Name describes how every individual can help build a different sort of community and emergency-response system, one neighborhood

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There is a question that is rarely asked or addressed by any constituent of the American criminal justice system.

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“This is not a must-read for those involved in the criminal justice system or those interested in criminal justice reform.

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The Eighth Amendment to the United States Constitution prohibits cruel and unusual punishment at the hands of the government.

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“The criminal justice system is in need of a seismic shift, and Kelley, Pitman, and Streusands' proposal is exactly the kind of major change needed.”

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The body of scholarship dedicated to analyzing, understanding, and changing America's enormous carceral complex is growing fast.

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“a refreshing look at the causes of mass incarceration . . . a must-read for anyone involved in the criminal justice reform movement.”

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“The criminal justice system has adapted itself to the world of mass incarceration.”

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Sociologists, criminologists, and other scholars regularly study and debate what works about the American criminal justice system and what doesn't.

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"Prisoners," wrote Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy, "retain the essence of human dignity. . . .