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The Rehnquist Court and Criminal Punishment.

By: Smith, Christopher E.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Florence : Taylor and Francis, 2014Description: 1 online resource (273 p.).ISBN: 9781135637705.Subject(s): Criminal justice, Administration of -- Philosophy | Punishment -- United States -- History | Restorative justice | United States. Supreme Court -- HistoryGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: The Rehnquist Court and Criminal PunishmentDDC classification: 345.73/077 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Series Editor's Foreword; Dedication; Table of Contents; Preface; 1. The Rehnquist Court and Criminal Punishment; The Rehnquist Court's Uniqueness; Controversial Predecessors: The Warren Court; Immediate Predecessors: The Burger Court; The Rehnquist Court Era; Chief Justice William H. Rehnquist; The Retirees; The New Appointees; Continuing Holdovers from the Burger Court; Determinants of Judicial Decisions; "What They Prefer To Do"; Generational Impacts on Justices' Criminal Justice Decisions
Decision Making on Criminal Justice in the Rehnquist Era2. Implementing Punishment: Excessive Sentences and Prison Conditions; Historical Background; The Rehnquist Court Era; Excessive Punishments; Prison Conditions; Conclusion; 3. The Ultimate Punishment: Discretion and Discrimination in the Death Penalty; The Burger Court and the Constitutionality of Capital Punishment; Discrimination and the Value of Human Lives; Defining Eligibility for Execution; Guiding Decision Making by Juries; The Emerging Visions of Justices Scalia and Thomas; Conclusion
4. Access to Justice on the Road to PunishmentThe Right to Counsel; Habeas Corpus Reform; Judicial Workload as a Motivation for Reform; Speeding the Path to Punishment; The Consequences of Limited Access; Conclusion; 5. Conclusion; References; Cases Cited; Index
Summary: First Published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
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Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Series Editor's Foreword; Dedication; Table of Contents; Preface; 1. The Rehnquist Court and Criminal Punishment; The Rehnquist Court's Uniqueness; Controversial Predecessors: The Warren Court; Immediate Predecessors: The Burger Court; The Rehnquist Court Era; Chief Justice William H. Rehnquist; The Retirees; The New Appointees; Continuing Holdovers from the Burger Court; Determinants of Judicial Decisions; "What They Prefer To Do"; Generational Impacts on Justices' Criminal Justice Decisions

Decision Making on Criminal Justice in the Rehnquist Era2. Implementing Punishment: Excessive Sentences and Prison Conditions; Historical Background; The Rehnquist Court Era; Excessive Punishments; Prison Conditions; Conclusion; 3. The Ultimate Punishment: Discretion and Discrimination in the Death Penalty; The Burger Court and the Constitutionality of Capital Punishment; Discrimination and the Value of Human Lives; Defining Eligibility for Execution; Guiding Decision Making by Juries; The Emerging Visions of Justices Scalia and Thomas; Conclusion

4. Access to Justice on the Road to PunishmentThe Right to Counsel; Habeas Corpus Reform; Judicial Workload as a Motivation for Reform; Speeding the Path to Punishment; The Consequences of Limited Access; Conclusion; 5. Conclusion; References; Cases Cited; Index

First Published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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Chris Smith is a wildlife artist living in Interlochen, MI. He has illustrated over a dozen books & is the contributing artist for the "Retriever Journal" & "Pointing Dog Journal", & co-author of "Waterfowling Horizons", a book about modern waterfowling methods. <p> (Bowker Author Biography)

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