Perceptions of Criminal Justice.
By: De Mesmaecker, Vicky.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice: Publisher: London : Taylor and Francis, 2014Description: 1 online resource (183 p.).ISBN: 9781134618613.Subject(s): Criminal justice, Administration of - United States - Public opinionGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Perceptions of Criminal JusticeDDC classification: 364 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Cover -- Half Title -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Table of Contents -- List of tables -- Foreword -- Preface -- Part I Setting the stage -- 1 Introduction: improving understanding of the lay meaning of procedural justice -- 2 Methodology and design of the empirical study -- Part II The perceived fairness of criminal proceedings -- 3 Perceptions of procedural justice in encounters with the police -- 4 Perceptions of procedural justice in pre-trial encounters with the judiciary -- 5 Perceptions of procedural justice in encounters with the courts
Part III Conclusion: The meaning of procedural justice -- 6 New perspectives on the antecedents of perceptions of procedural justice -- Index
In recent decades, research into the legitimacy of criminal justice has convincingly demonstrated the importance of procedural justice to citizens' sense of trust and confidence in legal authorities and their resulting willingness to conform to the law and cooperate with the legal authorities. Reversing the age-old question 'why do people break the law?', theories of procedural justice have provided insight into the factors that encourage people to abide by the law, suggesting that experiences of procedural fairness are crucial to achieving compliance with the law and to enhancing the legit
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