Crime and Punishmentin American History; Friedman, Lawrence Meir, (1930- ); Basic Books. Harper Collins Publishers; 577 pp.
In a panoramic history of our criminal justice system from Colonial times to today, one of our foremost legal thinkers shows how America fashioned a system of crime and punishment in its own image.
Originally published: October, 1993
Nominations: Pulitzer Prize for History
Table of Contents:
PART I TIGHT LITTLE ISLANDS: CRIMINAL JUSTICE IN THE COLONIAL PERIOD
PART II FROM THE REVOLUTION TO THE CLOSE OF THE NINETEENTH CENTURY
PART III CRIMINAL JUSTICE IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY