The Craft of Justice [electronic resource] : Politics and Work in Criminal Court Communities / Roy B. Flemming, James Eisenstein, Peter F. Nardulli.
- Other Title:
- De Gruyter Online.
- Philadelphia, Pa. : University of Pennsylvania Press, 
- Law in Social Context
1 online resource : 17 illustrations.
- In English.
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- Mode of access: Internet via World Wide Web.
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- The final volume of a trilogy (begun with The Contours of Justice and The Tenor of Justice) based on a large-scale, complex study of nine criminal courts. Explains how criminal court policies reflect tensions or harmony among judges on the bench, and identifies and illustrates patterns of dominance and conflict within courthouse communities.
Introduction: Craft and Communities
Part I: The Craft of Prosecution
1. The Political Craft of Chief Prosecutors
2. Leading Prosecutor Offices and the Courtroom Craft of Assistant Prosecutors
Part II: The Craft of Judging
3. Bench Politics: The Social Organization of Courts and Their Policies
4. Bench Craft: Moving Cases, Policing Pleas, Doing Justice
Part III: The Craft of Defense
5. Defensive Craft: Why Getting Along Is (Mostly) Going Along
6. Defending in Courtrooms: Making the "Right" Moves
Appendix A: Characteristics of the Nine Research Sites and the Interviews
Appendix B: Publications Based on the Nine-Court Project
- Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (publisher's Web site, viewed Dec. 09, 2016)
- Eisenstein, James.
Nardulli, Peter F.
- Contained In:
- De Gruyter University Press Library.
- Publisher Number:
- 10.9783/9781512805505 doi
- Access Restriction:
- Restricted for use by site license.
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