Criminal justice : opposing viewpoints / Michael D. Biskup, book editor.

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    • Abstract:
      Summary: Presents opposing viewpoints on such aspects of criminal justice as reform of the system, rights of the accused, and police abuse of authority.
    • Content Notes:
      Eliminate racism to improve criminal justice / The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Legal Defense and Education Fund -- Improve services for poor defendants / Stephen J. Schulhofer -- Focusing on rehabilitation would improve the criminal justice system / Edgardo Rotman -- The adversary system should be replaced / Charles Maechling Jr. -- Establish mediation between victims and offenders / Mark S. Umbreit -- A variety of measures are needed to improve the system / Daryl F. Gates -- The rights of the accused must be zealously protected / David Luban -- Zealous protection of the rights of the accused undermines justice / L. Gordon Crovitz -- The Miranda Rule undermines the criminal justice system / Paul Savoy -- The Miranda Rule does not undermine the criminal justice system / Peter D. Baird -- Excluding illegally seized evidence handicaps criminal justice / U.S. Department of Justice -- Excluding illegally seized evidence is necessary / Special Committee on Criminal Justice in a Free Society -- Victims' rights must be expanded / Deborah Kelly -- Victims' rights must be curbed / James R. Acker -- Victims' rights threaten defendants' rights / Catherine Bendor -- Victims' rights do not threaten defendants' rights / Keith L. Belknap Jr. -- A case for defending the guilty / Lisa J. McIntyre -- A case for not defending the guilty / Marion S. Rosen -- Lawyers strengthen the legal system / Peter Hay -- Lawyers hamper the legal system / Robert J. Samuelson -- Prosecuting attorneys abuse their power / Bennett L. Gershman -- Prosecuting attorneys do not abuse their power / Brigitte A. Bass -- Police violence is excessive / Kerwin Brook -- Police violence is sometimes justifiable / Stacey C. Koon -- Federal prosecution would help punish police violence / Dirk Roggeveen -- Civil rights protections help curb police violence / Christopher E. Smith.
    • Notes:
      Includes bibliographical references (pages 205-207) and index.
      Opposing viewpoints series
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  • Citations
    • ABNT:
      BISKUP, M. D. Criminal justice : opposing viewpoints. [s. l.]: Greenhaven Press, 1993. ISBN 0899086241. Disponível em: Acesso em: 7 jun. 2020.
    • AMA:
      Biskup MD. Criminal Justice : Opposing Viewpoints. Greenhaven Press; 1993. Accessed June 7, 2020.
    • APA:
      Biskup, M. D. (1993). Criminal justice : opposing viewpoints. Greenhaven Press.
    • Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date:
      Biskup, Michael D. 1993. Criminal Justice : Opposing Viewpoints. Opposing Viewpoints Series. Greenhaven Press.
    • Harvard:
      Biskup, M. D. (1993) Criminal justice : opposing viewpoints. Greenhaven Press (Opposing viewpoints series). Available at: (Accessed: 7 June 2020).
    • Harvard: Australian:
      Biskup, MD 1993, Criminal justice : opposing viewpoints, Opposing viewpoints series, Greenhaven Press, viewed 7 June 2020, .
    • MLA:
      Biskup, Michael D. Criminal Justice : Opposing Viewpoints. Greenhaven Press, 1993. EBSCOhost,
    • Chicago/Turabian: Humanities:
      Biskup, Michael D. Criminal Justice : Opposing Viewpoints. Opposing Viewpoints Series. Greenhaven Press, 1993.
    • Vancouver/ICMJE:
      Biskup MD. Criminal justice : opposing viewpoints [Internet]. Greenhaven Press; 1993 [cited 2020 Jun 7]. (Opposing viewpoints series). Available from: