Journals Higher Education



Published: 20 April 2009

252 Pages

6 1/8 X 9 1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780195380064

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Privilege or Punish

Criminal Justice and the Challenge of Family Ties

Dan Markel, Jennifer M Collins, and Ethan J Leib

  • Breaks new ground by offering an important synthetic view of the intersection between crime, punishment, and the family
  • Surveys the variety of "family ties benefits" and "family ties burdens" in our criminal justice system, and explains why policymakers and courts should view with caution and skepticism any attempt to distribute these benefits or burdens based on one's family status
  • This book exposes the various challenges the American criminal justice system faces when it intersects with the interests of the family

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