Crime and Punishment in American History by Lawrence FriedmanCrime and Punishment in American History by Lawrence Friedman

Crime and Punishment in American History

byLawrence Friedman

Paperback | September 9, 1994

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In a panoramic history of our criminal justice system from Colonial times to today, one of our foremost legal thinkers shows how America fashioned a system of crime and punishment in its own image.
Lawrence M. Friedman is Marion Rice Kirkwood Professor of Law at Stanford University. he is also the author nof many books, including A History of American Law, Total Justice, The Republic of Choice, and The Roots of Justice.
Title:Crime and Punishment in American HistoryFormat:PaperbackDimensions:590 pages, 8 × 5 × 1.44 inPublished:September 9, 1994Publisher:Basic Books

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ISBN - 10:0465014879

ISBN - 13:9780465014873

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A major achievement . . . an impressive, panoramic history of the American criminal justice system, from the Salem witchcraft trials to the acquittal of four Los Angeles police officers in the first Rodney King beating case".--New York Times Book Review