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The Contours of Justice : Communities and Their Courts :  Communities and Their Courts - James Eisenstein

The Contours of Justice : Communities and Their Courts

Communities and Their Courts

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Published: June 1999
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This text describes the workings of criminal courts in nine middle-sized counties. The authors examine the technology used to schedule and assign work, local legal culture, and customary ways of disposing of cases.

Metaphors for Understanding Courts: Law vs. Communityp. 1
Approaches to Crime and Criminal Courtsp. 3
The Criminal Court Communityp. 22
Criminal Court Communities in Nine Middle-Sized Courtsp. 55
Introduction to Erie County: People, Crime, and Defendantsp. 57
The Criminal Court Community In Eriep. 74
Technology, Case Flow, and Defendant Outcomes in Eriep. 105
Kalamazoo's Criminal Courtp. 138
Criminal Courts and Communities in Du Page Countyp. 176
Court Communities in Nine Countiesp. 202
Case Outcomes in Nine Middle-Sized Courtsp. 228
Contours of Justicep. 257
Contours of Justice: Criminal Courts in the United Statesp. 259
Reform and the Contours of Justicep. 291
Concluding Thoughtsp. 304
Appendixp. 307
Indexp. 311
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ISBN: 9780761814061
ISBN-10: 076181406X
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 336
Published: June 1999
Publisher: UNIV PR OF AMER
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 13.97  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.43