Presents the author's proposal for an overhaul of the American criminal justice system, discussing the necessary shifts to increase public safety, reduce costs, and strengthen community, while combatting crime intelligently.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note
Getting past the old debate Beyond the trial Learning from other disciplines Reading, writing & crime prevention As seen on TV Not in my neighborhood The door is locked; the Internet is open Fear factor They deserved it Putting Humpty Dumpty back together again The path to justice The cost of justice Smart puts public safety first : prevent and reduce violence Smart starts young : truancy Smart takes off blinders : prostitution Smart anticipates : returning offenders Smart empowers victims: domestic violence Smart protects the silent and fearful : witnesses Smart demands accountability : the carrot and the stick Smart forges partnerships : community Smart measures success : results Smart works on our most serious threats : gangs Smart is patient : steady progress Conclusion: the smart game plan.
KF9223 .H375 2009
San Francisco, CA : Chronicle Books,