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Hard bargains [electronic resource] : the coercive power of drug laws in federal court / Mona Lynch.

Author/Creator:
Lynch, Mona Pauline, author.
Publication:
New York : Russell Sage Foundation, [2016]
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (xiv, 206 pages)
Subjects:
Drugs of abuse -- Law and legislation -- United States -- Criminal provisions.
Drug traffic -- United States.
Criminal justice, Administration of -- United States.
Sentences (Criminal procedure) -- United States.
Plea bargaining -- United States.
Contents:
Introduction
The First Drug War : Laying the Groundwork
The Great War : Creating an Infrastructure of Legal Power
Soft Hammers? : The Deployment of Drug Law in the Liberal Northeast
Respecting Law and Deterring Lawbreakers? : Hammers and Nails in Southern District
Drugs, mules, and the looming border
Inducing the plea : Strategic uses of legal power
Conclusion
Epilogue.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Electronic reproduction. New York Available via World Wide Web.
Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on August 01, 2017).
Contributor:
JSTOR (Online Service)
Other format:
Print version: Lynch, Mona Pauline, author. Hard bargains
ISBN:
9781610448611
1610448618
9780871545114
087154511X
Publisher Number:
99972872233
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.
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