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The Resource American criminal courts : legal process and social context, Casey Welch and John Randolph Fuller, (electronic resource)

American criminal courts : legal process and social context, Casey Welch and John Randolph Fuller, (electronic resource)

Label
American criminal courts : legal process and social context
Title
American criminal courts
Title remainder
legal process and social context
Statement of responsibility
Casey Welch and John Randolph Fuller
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
YDXCP
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Welch, Casey
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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Fuller, John R
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  • Criminal courts
  • Criminal justice, Administration of
Label
American criminal courts : legal process and social context, Casey Welch and John Randolph Fuller, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Contents
Principles and decision-making in U.S. criminal courts -- Part 1. Formal Social Control -- Social control, comparative courts, and the development of the U.S. judicial system -- The structure of federal and state courts -- Criminal law, crime, and the criminal court process --Part 2. Negotiating Discretion, Making Decisions -- The reality of legal action: principles -- Case assessment, case attrition, and decision to charge -- Part 3. Decision-Making in the Pretrial and Trial Process -- The pretrial process -- The prosecutor and the exertion of state power -- The defense and constraint on state power -- The criminal trial process: judges, bench trials, jury deliberation, and sentencing -- Part 4. Specialized Courts -- The right to appeal and the appellate process -- Juvenile courts -- Specialized courts -- Part 5. Frontiers of Justice -- Fuzzy justice: alternatives to court -- Courts in the future
Control code
ssj0001047034
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxii, 592 p.)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institutions
Isbn
9781455725991
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2013363194
Other physical details
ill (chiefly col.)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)ssj0001047034
Label
American criminal courts : legal process and social context, Casey Welch and John Randolph Fuller, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Contents
Principles and decision-making in U.S. criminal courts -- Part 1. Formal Social Control -- Social control, comparative courts, and the development of the U.S. judicial system -- The structure of federal and state courts -- Criminal law, crime, and the criminal court process --Part 2. Negotiating Discretion, Making Decisions -- The reality of legal action: principles -- Case assessment, case attrition, and decision to charge -- Part 3. Decision-Making in the Pretrial and Trial Process -- The pretrial process -- The prosecutor and the exertion of state power -- The defense and constraint on state power -- The criminal trial process: judges, bench trials, jury deliberation, and sentencing -- Part 4. Specialized Courts -- The right to appeal and the appellate process -- Juvenile courts -- Specialized courts -- Part 5. Frontiers of Justice -- Fuzzy justice: alternatives to court -- Courts in the future
Control code
ssj0001047034
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxii, 592 p.)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institutions
Isbn
9781455725991
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2013363194
Other physical details
ill (chiefly col.)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)ssj0001047034

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