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Go Directly to Jail: The Criminalization of Almost Everything
by Gene Healy
The American criminal justice system is becoming ever more centralized and punitive, owing to rampant federalization and mandatory minimum sentencing guidelines. Go Directly to Jail examines these alarming trends and proposes reforms that could rein in a criminal justice apparatus at war with fairness and common sense.
ebook, 160 pages
Published November 25th 2004 by Cato Institute
(first published October 25th 2004)
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Gene Healy's newest book is The Cult of the Presidency: America's Dangerous Devotion to Executive Power. As senior editor at the Cato Institute, he is responsible for reviewing and editing Cato policy studies and other publications. His research interests include federalism, criminal justice, constitutional war powers, civil liberties, and the war on terror. From 1994 to 1996, Healy served as mana ...moreMore about Gene Healy...