Criminal Justice in America


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Roscoe Pound believed that unless the criminal justice system maintains stability while adapting to change, it will either fossilize or be subject to the whims of public opinion. In Criminal Justice in America, Pound recognizes the dangers law faces when it does not keep pace with societal change. When the home, neighborhood, and religion are no longer capable of social control, increased conflicts arise, laws proliferate, and new menaces wrought by technology, drugs, and juvenile delinquency flourish. Where Pound saw the ...

Criminal Justice in America 1997, Routledge, New Brunswick, NJ

ISBN-13: 9781560009412

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Criminal Justice in America 1975, Da Capo Press Inc

ISBN-13: 9780306800078

Facsimile edition