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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.
©2013
Edition Ninth edition / by Lynn S. Branham, Visiting Professor of Law, Saint Louis University School of Law.
LOCATION CALL # STATUS
 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.)