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The Resource The baron and the marquis : liberty, tyranny, and the enlightenment maxim that can remake American criminal justice, John D. Bessler

The baron and the marquis : liberty, tyranny, and the enlightenment maxim that can remake American criminal justice, John D. Bessler

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The baron and the marquis : liberty, tyranny, and the enlightenment maxim that can remake American criminal justice
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The baron and the marquis
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liberty, tyranny, and the enlightenment maxim that can remake American criminal justice
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John D. Bessler
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eng
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Bessler, John D
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index present
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non fiction
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  • United States.
  • Punishment
  • Legal maxims
  • Criminal justice, Administration of
  • Enlightenment
  • Civil rights
  • Despotism
  • Liberty
  • Civil rights
  • Criminal justice, Administration of
  • Despotism
  • Enlightenment
  • Legal maxims
  • Liberty
  • Punishment
  • France
  • United States
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The baron and the marquis : liberty, tyranny, and the enlightenment maxim that can remake American criminal justice, John D. Bessler
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
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nc
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rdacarrier
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text
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txt
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rdacontent
Contents
Enlightened minds : Baron de Montesquieu and the Marquis Beccaria -- Blackstone, Bentham, and beyond : proportionality and the tyranny of unnecessary punishments -- America's founders and framers : disproportionate punishments and the necessity-for-punishment maxim -- The parsimony principle : the sentencing guidelines and the French connection -- "Evolving standards of decency" : the U.S. Constitution's Eighth Amendment -- The times they are a-changin : unusual punishments and the shifting nature of necessity -- American criminal justice and needless severity : the death penalty, solitary confinement, and non-violent offenders -- With liberty and justice for all : bail reform and the cruelty of unnecessary punishments
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
xlix, 539 pages
Isbn
9781531013059
Lccn
2018044706
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unmediated
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rdamedia
Media type code
n
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(OCoLC)1054262816
Label
The baron and the marquis : liberty, tyranny, and the enlightenment maxim that can remake American criminal justice, John D. Bessler
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Enlightened minds : Baron de Montesquieu and the Marquis Beccaria -- Blackstone, Bentham, and beyond : proportionality and the tyranny of unnecessary punishments -- America's founders and framers : disproportionate punishments and the necessity-for-punishment maxim -- The parsimony principle : the sentencing guidelines and the French connection -- "Evolving standards of decency" : the U.S. Constitution's Eighth Amendment -- The times they are a-changin : unusual punishments and the shifting nature of necessity -- American criminal justice and needless severity : the death penalty, solitary confinement, and non-violent offenders -- With liberty and justice for all : bail reform and the cruelty of unnecessary punishments
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
xlix, 539 pages
Isbn
9781531013059
Lccn
2018044706
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)1054262816

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