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Bernard Harcourt is the Julius Kreeger Professor of Law & Criminology and Chair and Professor of Political Science at The University of Chicago.

Professor Harcourt's scholarship intersects social and political theory, the sociology of punishment, criminal law and procedure, and criminology. He is the author of Against Prediction: Punishing and Policing in an Actuarial Age (University of Chicago Press 2007), Language of the Gun: Youth, Crime, and Public Policy (University of Chicago Press 2005), and Illusion of Order: The False Promise of Broken-Windows Policing (Harvard University Press 2001). Harcourt is also the coauthor of Criminal Law and the Regulation of Vice (Thompson West 2007), the editor of Guns, Crime, and Punishment in Americ...more


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date: July 24, 2011 05:00PM
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Dear friends,

If you are free this Sunday afternoon July 24th at 5 EST, please join us for a Book Salon on my new book, The Illusion of Free Markets, over at Firedoglake.com:

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Please be at Firedoglake.com at 5:00pm Eastern to see / participate in Bernard's FDL Book Salon. If you want to submit questions and participate, please stop by a few minutes early to Register, we will send you...more

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