xxxiii, 497 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm.
Formatted Contents Note
pt. 1. The law and policy of sentencing Introduction to sentencing Guilty pleas and plea bargaining The sentencing process Sentencing statutes and guidelines Community-based sanctions The death penalty Cruel and unusual punishment and noncapital cases Parole release and probation and parole revocation Collateral sanctions and consequences pt. 2. The law and policy of corrections Prisoners' rights : an introduction First amendment rights Right of access to the courts Prison disciplinary proceedings Transfers, classification, and prison programming Searches, seizures, and privacy rights Due-process claims for personal injuries and property deprivations Cruel and unusual punishment pt. 3. Prisoners' rights litigation The mechanics of litigating inmates' Section 1983 suits Remedies.