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Misdemeanorland : criminal courts and social control in an age of broken windows policing

Author: Issa Kohler-Hausmann
Publisher: Princeton ; Oxford : Princeton University Press, [2018] ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Felony conviction and mass incarceration attract considerable media attention these days, yet the most common criminal-justice encounters are for misdemeanors, not felonies, and the most common outcome is not prison. In the early 1990s, New York City launched an initiative under the banner of Broken Windows policing to dramatically expand enforcement against low-level offenses. Misdemeanorland is the first book to  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Issa Kohler-Hausmann
ISBN: 9780691174303 069117430X 9780691196114 0691196117
OCLC Number: 1004920113
Description: xii, 308 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Part I. The logic of lower courts. The rise of mass misdemeanors --
Managerial justice --
Working in misdemeanorland --
Part II. The tools of lower courts. Marking --
Procedural hassle --
Performance.
Other Titles: Misdemeanor land
Criminal courts and social control in an age of broken windows policing
Responsibility: Issa Kohler-Hausmann.

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A criminal defense attorney, sociologist, and legal scholar takes readers inside New York City's lower criminal courts.  Read more...

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"Misdemeanorland is going to be the must-read criminal justice book of 2018."---Chris Hayes, "Kohler-Hausmann, who worked as a criminal defense lawyer in New York, peppers her book with surprising Read more...

 
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