Crime Control and Social Justice

Crime Control and Social Justice

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This collection examines the perennial tension between society's need to protect its citizens from crime, while assuring that the crime control and reduction measures that it enacts do not deny basic rights or exacerbate the socioeconomic inequality that gives rise to disparate rates of offending. Focusing largely on developments in criminal justice policies and practices enacted during the last few decades, the essays in this volume explore the delicate balance between governmental crime control efforts and professed goals of promoting social justice and protecting civil liberties.Civil Service Comm, 463 U.S. 582, 584 n.2, 608 n.1 (1983) (Powell, J., concurring ); Alexander v. ... 393, 438 (S.D. Oh. 1985) (upholding availability of Title VI cause of action because city receives federal financial assistance). For an example of a case in which plaintiffs brought a Title VI cause of action against a police department without alleging any discriminatory employment practices, see Brown v. ... 1999), reversed in part on other grounds on rehearing, 231 F. 3d 572 (9th Cir .

Title:Crime Control and Social Justice
Author:Darnell Felix Hawkins, Samuel L. Myers, Randolph N. Stone
Publisher:Greenwood Publishing Group - 2003


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