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Dangerous Offenders

The Elusive Target of Justice

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ISBN 9780674428652

Publication Date: 01/01/1984

252 pages

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  • Introduction
  • I. Selective Justice
    • 1. Public Danger and the Problem of Crime
    • 2. Dangerous Offenders
    • 3. Threshold Objections to Selective Policies
  • II. Selective Programs
    • 4. Sentencing
    • 5. Pretrial Detention
    • 6. Prosecution
    • 7. Police Practices
    • 8. Criminal Justice Records
    • 9. A Qualified Endorsement of Selective Policies
  • Appendix A: Estimating
  • Appendix B: Indirect Estimates of Bias in Criminal Justice Agencies
  • Notes
  • Index

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