Sentencing Law and Policy: Cases, Statutes, and Guidelines (Aspen Casebook)

ISBN-13: 9781454880875

ISBN-10: 1454880872

Author: Marc L. Miller, Ronald F. Wright, Nora Demleitner, Douglas Berman

Edition: 4

Publication date:
2018
Publisher:
Wolters Kluwer
Format:
Hardcover 528 pages
Category:
Law
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Acknowledged author Marc L. Miller wrote Sentencing Law and Policy: Cases, Statutes, and Guidelines (Aspen Casebook) comprising 528 pages back in 2018. Textbook and etextbook are published under ISBN 1454880872 and 9781454880875. Since then Sentencing Law and Policy: Cases, Statutes, and Guidelines (Aspen Casebook) textbook received total rating of 3.5 stars and was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price of $24.28 or rent at the marketplace.


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One of the foremost books in Sentencing Law, the new fourth edition continues in the tradition of its predecessors by giving students a comprehensive overview of modern sentencing practices. Authored by leading scholars, this casebook provides thorough examination of underlying doctrine, motivates students to tackle the important policy and political issues that animate sentencing practices, and poses challenging questions and hypotheticals to stimulate class discussion and independent thought.

Key Features:

  • More streamlined focus. Material covered in the third edition has been updated and streamlined reducing the length by more than 400 pages. Chapters 7-11 in the previous edition have been expanded and updated and are now available online.
  • Thoroughly updated to address important statutory and case law changes, including important U.S. Supreme Court, U.S. Court of Appeals, state appellate court decisions and recent scholarship.
  • Coverage of modern policy issues, including mass incarceration, prosecutorial and judicial discretion, punishment for drug crimes, revised federal and state sentencing guidelines, racial and other disparities in sentencing, and topics associated with administration of the death penalty.
  • Expanded Teachers Manual with sample syllabi and other supporting materials to help professors construct personalized teaching plans that integrate the text and online materials.