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Cases and materials on the law and policy of sentencing and corrections / by Lynn S. Branham, visiting professor of law, Saint Louis University School of Law.

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Author/Creator:
Branham, Lynn S., 1955- author.
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2013
Copyright date:
2013
Imprint:
Ninth edition.
Publication:
St. Paul, Minnesota : West, a Thomson Reuters business, [2013]
Copyright notice:
©2013
Format:
  • Book
  • xxxii, 914 pages ; 26 cm.
Title Variation:
Law and policy of sentencing and corrections
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
  • Introduction to sentencing
  • Guilty pleas and plea bargaining
  • The sentencing process
  • Sentencing statutes and guidelines
  • Community-based sanctions
  • The death penalty
  • Cruel and unusual punishment and noncapital cases
  • Parole release and probation and parole revocation
  • Enmeshed penalties and collateral consequences
  • Prisoners' rights : an introduction
  • First Amendment rights
  • Right of access to the courts
  • Prison disciplinary proceedings
  • Transfers, classification, and prison programming
  • Searches, seizures, and privacy rights
  • Due-process claims for personal injuries and property deprivations
  • Cruel and unusual punishment
  • The mechanics of litigating inmates' Sec. 1983 suits
  • Remedies.
Series:
American casebook series.
Subjects:
ISBN:
0314280014
9780314280015

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