From Social Justice to Criminal Justice: Poverty and the Administration of Criminal Law

Hardcover | April 15, 2000

EditorWilliam C. Heffernan, John Kleinig

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The economically deprived come into contact with the criminal court system in disproportionate number. This collection of original, interactive essays, written from a variety of ideological perspectives, explores some of the more troubling questions and ethical dilemmas inherent in thissituation. The contributors, including well-known legal and political philosophers Philip Pettit, George Fletcher, and Jeremy Waldron, examine issues such as heightened vulnerability, indigent representation, and rotten social background defenses.

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The economically deprived come into contact with the criminal court system in disproportionate number. This collection of original, interactive essays, written from a variety of ideological perspectives, explores some of the more troubling questions and ethical dilemmas inherent in thissituation. The contributors, including well-known ...

John Kleinig is at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, City University of New York.

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Format:HardcoverPublished:April 15, 2000Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0195129857

ISBN - 13:9780195129854

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