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Law without Justice: Why Criminal Law Doesn't Give People What They Deserve: Why Criminal Law Doesn't Give People What They Deserve
If an innocent person is sent to prison or if a killer walks free, we are outraged. The legal system assures us, and we expect and demand, that it will seek to "do justice" in criminal cases. So why, for some cases, does the criminal law deliberately and routinely sacrifice justice? In this unflinching look at American criminal law, Paul Robinson and Michael Cahill demonst ...more
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Published December 1st 2005 by NetLibrary, Incorporated
(first published October 1st 2005)
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Paul Robinson is one of the world’s leading criminal law scholars. A former federal prosecutor and counsel for the U.S. Senate Subcommittee on Criminal Laws and Procedures, he was the lone dissenter when the U.S. Sentencing Commission promulgated the current federal sentencing guidelines. Among his books are the standard lawyer’s reference on criminal law defenses, two Oxford monographs on crimina ...moreMore about Paul H. Robinson...