TITLE

In pursuit of criminal justice

AUTHOR(S)
Bessette, Joseph M.
PUB. DATE
September 1997
SOURCE
Public Interest;Fall97, Issue 129, p61
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Addresses the views of the American public that criminal court punishments often fall short of public expectations. Skepticism of the public on the criminal justice system; Recommended prison sentences by the public for a variety of violent and other serious crimes; Unwillingness of the public to pay the costs of increased punishment; Divergence between public opinion and public policy.
ACCESSION #
9712152144

 

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