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The New Criminal Justice Thinking

The New Criminal Justice Thinking

Sharon Dolovich and Alexandra Natapoff (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781479831548
eISBN:
9781479801800
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479831548.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This book offers a wide range of theoretical tools for conceptualizing the criminal justice system in general and this historical moment in particular, in which mass incarceration, the War on Drugs, ... More

A New Juvenile Justice SystemTotal Reform for a Broken System

A New Juvenile Justice System: Total Reform for a Broken System

Nancy E. Dowd (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479898800
eISBN:
9781479800308
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479898800.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This book aims at nothing less than a complete reform of the existing juvenile justice system: not minor change or even significant overhaul, but the replacement of the existing system with a ... More

The New KinshipConstructing Donor-Conceived Families

The New Kinship: Constructing Donor-Conceived Families

Naomi R. Cahn

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814772034
eISBN:
9780814772041
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814772034.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Family Law

No federal law in the United States requires that egg or sperm donors or recipients exchange any information with the offspring that result from the donation. Donors typically enter into contracts ... More

No Undocumented Child Left BehindPlyler v. Doe and the Education of Undocumented Schoolchildren

No Undocumented Child Left Behind: Plyler v. Doe and the Education of Undocumented Schoolchildren

Michael A. Olivas

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780814762448
eISBN:
9780814762455
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814762448.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This book examines the 1982 U.S. Supreme Court case of Plyler v. Doe. This decision resolved the issue of whether or not state laws could restrict the educational opportunities of immigrant ... More

Papa's BabyPaternity and Artificial Insemination

Papa's Baby: Paternity and Artificial Insemination

Browne C. Lewis

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814738481
eISBN:
9780814753279
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814738481.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Family Law

When a child is conceived from sexual intercourse between a married, heterosexual couple, the child has a legal father and mother. Whatever may happen thereafter, the child's parents are legally ... More

Priests of Our DemocracyThe Supreme Court, Academic Freedom, and the Anti-Communist Purge

Priests of Our Democracy: The Supreme Court, Academic Freedom, and the Anti-Communist Purge

Marjorie Heins

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814790519
eISBN:
9780814744642
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814790519.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This book tells of the teachers and professors who battled the anti-communist witch hunt of the 1950s. It traces the political fortunes of academic freedom beginning in the late nineteenth century, ... More

Prosecution ComplexAmerica's Race to Convict and Its Impact on the Innocent

Prosecution Complex: America's Race to Convict and Its Impact on the Innocent

Daniel S. Medwed

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814796245
eISBN:
9780814764350
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814796245.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

American prosecutors are asked to play two roles within the criminal justice system: they are supposed to be ministers of justice whose only goals are to ensure fair trials—and they are also ... More

Prosecutors in the BoardroomUsing Criminal Law to Regulate Corporate Conduct

Prosecutors in the Boardroom: Using Criminal Law to Regulate Corporate Conduct

Anthony S. Barkow and Rachel E. Barkow (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814787038
eISBN:
9780814709375
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814787038.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

In recent years, the Department of Justice has resolved investigations of dozens of Fortune 500 companies via deferred prosecution agreements and non-prosecution agreements, where, instead of facing ... More

Rebels at the BarThe Fascinating, Forgotten Stories of America's First Women Lawyers

Rebels at the Bar: The Fascinating, Forgotten Stories of America's First Women Lawyers

Jill Norgren

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814758625
eISBN:
9780814758632
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814758625.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This book recounts the life stories of a small group of nineteenth-century women who were among the first female attorneys in the United States. Beginning in the late 1860s, these determined rebels ... More

Revoking CitizenshipExpatriation in America from the Colonial Era to the War on Terror

Revoking Citizenship: Expatriation in America from the Colonial Era to the War on Terror

Ben Herzog

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780814760383
eISBN:
9780814770962
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814760383.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Revoking citizenship has been an official part of American policy since the end of the nineteenth century. This book sheds light on the current state practice by looking at its transformation in the ... More

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