Federal government and criminal justice / Nancy E. Marion.
- 1st ed.
- New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2011.
250 p. ; 25 cm.
- Crime -- Government policy -- United States.
- "This book provides a description of the responses taken by the federal government to issues revolving around criminal justice. In other words, it looks at what federal actors did to address different crime problems. It includes a description of action taken by the president, Congress, courts, bureaucracies, and interest groups to solve crime. Each chapter focuses on a different problem, such as guns, and shows what the different presidents said about guns, what policies were proposed and/or passed by Congress, any cases heard by the Supreme Court on the issue, how interest groups got involved, and different bureaucracies (such as the FBI)"--Provided by publisher.
- Machine generated contents note:
Public Policy * Federalization of Crime * Elections * Law Enforcement * Courts * Prisons * Drugs * DUI * Violent Personal crimes * Domestic violence * Hate crimes * Victims * Juvenile Offenders * Crimes against Children * Guns * Organized crime * Pornography * Wiretaps * Homeland Security * Terrorism * Immigration * Regulatory Offenses * Internet * Environment.
- 9780230110151 (hardback)
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