COPING WITH JUSTICE

COPING WITH JUSTICE

Steven R. Schlesinger, Brian Forst, et al.

COPING WITH JUSTICE
In 1922, Roscoe Pound and Felix Frankfurter urged that the criminal justice system be judged not "the occasional dra- matic case but by its normal humdrum operations."
The American public has generally ignored this advice.
In their choice of television shows, tabloid newspapers, pop- ular fiction, and political rhetoric, Americans are drawn to the most fanciful, gruesome, bizarre, or self-serving portrayals of criminal justice. Public attention goes to the Juan...

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