CRIMINALS AND VICTIMS A Trial Judge Reflects on Crime and Punishment

Author: Forer (Lois G.)
Year: 1980
Publisher: W.W. Norton (New York)
Edition Details: 1st US edn.
Book Condition: Vg+/Vg
ISBN: 0393013499
Price: 10.00
Hardback. A distinguished judge writes of her years of experience presiding over the Court of Common Pleas in Philadelphia. She writes of rape, murder, robbery, criminal embezzlement, and various types of public and familial violence. Chapter headings include : The System; The Role of the Victim; Crime Prevention and the Courts; The Controversies; The Goal of Rehabilitation; The Desert Model; Presumptive Sentencing; The Road From Vengeance; Types of Crime; Irrational Crimes; Family Crimes; White-Collar Crimes; Street Crime; Crime in Black and White; The Child and the Law; The Uses of Psychiatry; Victim Compensation; Agenda for Reform. With Notes and Index. 333pp. 8vo. h/back. From the library of true crime writer, Wilfred Gregg, with his personal b/plate. Vg+ in Vg. pcdw which has a faded sp.


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