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Sentencing Law and Policy: Cases, Statutes, and Guidelines
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A proven teaching tool written by leading sentencing scholars, Sentencing Law and Policy: Cases, Statutes, and Guidelines, Second Edition, is a high-quality text with ample, up-to-date material to support a full course or seminar on sentencing.
The only text of its kind, this edition retains the structure and characteristics that make it so effective:
intuitive organization that tracks the criminal sentencing process
examples that are taken from three distinct sentencing worlds: guideline-determinate, indeterminate, and capital
draws on materials from courts, including decisions from the U.S. Supreme Court, the state high courts, the federal appellate courts, and a few cases from foreign jurisdictions; as well as other kinds of institutions, including statutes and guidelines provisions; and reports and data from sentencing commissions and other agencies
problems and questions in text are integrated with existing Websites of sentencing commissions, such as the site for the U.S. Sentencing Commissions (www.ussc.gov)
thought-provoking notes emphasizing the effects of sentencing explain the most common practices in U.S. jurisdictions then ask students to compare institutions and consider the connections between specific sentencing rules and the purposes and politics of criminal justice
instructors website (www.sentencingbook.net) provides a complete online Teachers Manual as well as access to up-to-date teaching materials
students website (www.sentencingbook.com) links students to a virtual library and features longer collections of rules and guidelines, statutes, case studies, recent articles, as well as practice problems and sample exams
Completely updated, the Second Edition features:
complete coverage of Blakely v. Washington and United States v. Booker
new materials on sentencing procedures, accounting for impact of Sixth Amendment jury rights
stronger integration of substantive criminal law and the law of sentencing, with emphasis on sex offenses and drug offenses throughout
additional materials on the role of sentencing as part of a larger social response to crime.

Products specifications
ISBN 9780735563612
Páginas 880
Edición 2nd
Formato Hardcover
Volúmenes 0
Año Pub. 2007