Criminal Justice in the United States, 1789-1939 PDF ePub eBook

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Criminal Justice in the United States, 1789-1939 free pdf This book chronicles the development of criminal law in America, from the beginning of the constitutional era (1789) through the rise of the New Deal order (1939). Elizabeth Dale discusses the changes in criminal law during that period, tracing shifts in policing, law, the courts and punishment. She also analyzes the role that popular justice - lynch mobs, vigilance committees, law-and-order societies and community shunning - played in the development of America's criminal justice system. This book explores the relation between changes in America's criminal justice system and its constitutional order.

About Elizabeth Dale

Elizabeth Dale currently teaches history and law at the University of Florida. Her research focuses on expressions of popular sovereignty, specifically popular efforts to determine and enforce notions of right and wrong, in constitutional orders. She has written several books including the forthcoming Chicago's Trunk Murder: Law and Justice at the Turn of the Century. Her articles have been published in the Law and History Review, the American Historical Review and the Northern Illinois Law Review.

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Author : Elizabeth Dale
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
Data Published : 29 August 2011
ISBN : 1107401364
EAN : 9781107401365
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 194 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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