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Author Branham, Lynn S., 1955-

Title The law and policy of sentencing and corrections in a nutshell.

Published St. Paul, MN : West, 2013.
Edition Ninth edition / by Lynn S. Branham, Visiting Professor of Law, Saint Louis University School of Law.
 Law Library Reserve  KF9728 .K736 2013     AVAILABLE
 Law Library Reserve  KF9728 .K736 2013 c.2   AVAILABLE
Orig Title Law of corrections and prisoners' rights in a nutshell.
Descript xxvi, 525 pages ; 19 cm.
Series West nutshell series
Nutshell series.
Note Includes table of cases.
Includes index.
Originally published: The law of corrections and prisoners' rights in a nutshell / by Sheldon Krantz. West, c1976.
Contents part 1. The law and policy of sentencing -- Introduction to sentencing -- Guilty pleas and plea bargaining -- The sentencing process -- Sentencing statutes and guidelines -- Community-based sanctions -- The death penalty -- Cruel and unusual punishment and noncapital cases -- Parole release and probation and parole revocation -- Enmeshed penalties and collateral consequences -- part 2. The law and policy of corrections -- Prisoners' rights : an introduction -- First amendment rights -- Right of access to the courts -- Prison disciplinary proceedings -- Transfers, classification, and prison programming -- Searches, seizures, and privacy rights -- Due-process claims for personal injuries and property deprivations -- Cruel and unusual punishment -- part 3. Prisoners' rights litigation -- The mechanics of litigating inmates' Section [section symbol] 1983 suits -- Remedies.
Subject Correctional law -- United States.
Sentences (Criminal procedure) -- United States.
Prisoners -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States.
Other Author Krantz, Sheldon, 1938-
Other Title Law and policy of sentencing and corrections
ISBN 9780314286666 (pbk.)
0314286667 (pbk.)