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Hard bargains : the coercive power of drug laws in federal court / Mona Lynch.

By: Lynch, Mona Pauline [author.].
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Russell Sage Foundation, 2016Description: 1 online resource.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781610448611 (ebook); 1610448618 (ebook).Subject(s): Drugs of abuse -- Law and legislation -- United States -- Criminal provisions | Drug traffic -- United States | Criminal justice, Administration of -- United States | Sentences (Criminal procedure) -- United States | Plea bargaining -- United StatesAdditional physical formats: Print version:: Hard bargainsDDC classification: 345.73/0277 Other classification: SOC004000 | LAW026020 | SOC026000 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Introduction -- The First Drug War : Laying the Groundwork -- The Great War : Creating an Infrastructure of Legal Power -- Soft Hammers? : The Deployment of Drug Law in the Liberal Northeast -- Respecting Law and Deterring Lawbreakers? : Hammers and Nails in Southern District -- Drugs, mules, and the looming border -- Inducing the plea : Strategic uses of legal power -- Conclusion -- Epilogue.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction -- The First Drug War : Laying the Groundwork -- The Great War : Creating an Infrastructure of Legal Power -- Soft Hammers? : The Deployment of Drug Law in the Liberal Northeast -- Respecting Law and Deterring Lawbreakers? : Hammers and Nails in Southern District -- Drugs, mules, and the looming border -- Inducing the plea : Strategic uses of legal power -- Conclusion -- Epilogue.

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MONA LYNCH is professor of criminology, law & society at the University of California, Irvine.

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