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Against PredictionProfiling, Policing, and Punishing in an Actuarial Age

Against Prediction: Profiling, Policing, and Punishing in an Actuarial Age

Bernard E. Harcourt

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226316130
eISBN:
9780226315997
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226315997.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

From random security checks at airports to the use of risk assessment in sentencing, actuarial methods are being used more than ever to determine whom law enforcement officials target and punish. And ... More

An American TravestyLegal Responses to Adolescent Sexual Offending

An American Travesty: Legal Responses to Adolescent Sexual Offending

Franklin E. Zimring

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226983578
eISBN:
9780226983592
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226983592.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This book, which analyzes the justice system's response to sexual misconduct by children and adolescents in the United States, discusses American society's failure to consider the developmental ... More

The Atlantic Divide in AntitrustAn Examination of US and EU Competition Policy

The Atlantic Divide in Antitrust: An Examination of US and EU Competition Policy

Daniel J. Gifford and Robert T. Kudrle

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226176109
eISBN:
9780226176246
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226176246.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This book aims to resolve a puzzle: how can two systems of competition law and policy, whose enforcement and judicial institutions employ similar concepts and legal language, reach very different ... More

Changing LivesDelinquency Prevention as Crime-Control Policy

Changing Lives: Delinquency Prevention as Crime-Control Policy

Peter W. Greenwood

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226307190
eISBN:
9780226307237
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226307237.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

One of the most astonishing aspects of juvenile crime is how little is known about the impact of the policies and programs put in place to fight it. The most commonly used strategies and programs for ... More

A Community Built on WordsThe Constitution in History and Politics

A Community Built on Words: The Constitution in History and Politics

H. Jefferson Powell

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226677231
eISBN:
9780226677224
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226677224.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This book offers a powerful new approach to one of the central issues in American constitutional thinking today: the problem of constitutional law's historicity, or the many ways in which ... More

Confident PluralismSurviving and Thriving through Deep Difference

Confident Pluralism: Surviving and Thriving through Deep Difference

John D. Inazu

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780226365459
eISBN:
9780226365596
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226365596.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Confident Pluralism argues that we can and must live together peaceably in spite of deep and sometimes irresolvable differences over politics, religion, sexuality, and other important matters. We can ... More

The Constitution in CongressDescent into the Maelstrom, 1829-1861

The Constitution in Congress: Descent into the Maelstrom, 1829-1861

David P. Currie

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226129167
eISBN:
9780226131160
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226131160.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This series serves as a biography of the U.S. Constitution, surveying the congressional history behind its development. In a rare examination of the role that both the legislative and executive ... More

Constitutional ConscienceThe Moral Dimension of Judicial Decision

Constitutional Conscience: The Moral Dimension of Judicial Decision

H. Jefferson Powell

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226677255
eISBN:
9780226677309
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226677309.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

While many recent observers have accused American judges—especially Supreme Court justices—of being too driven by politics and ideology, others have argued that judges are justified in using their ... More

Corporate Bodies and Guilty MindsThe Failure of Corporate Criminal Liability

Corporate Bodies and Guilty Minds: The Failure of Corporate Criminal Liability

William S. Laufer

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226470405
eISBN:
9780226470429
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226470429.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

We live in an era defined by corporate greed and malfeasance—one in which unprecedented accounting frauds and failures of compliance run rampant. In order to calm investor fears, revive perceptions ... More

Courts and KidsPursuing Educational Equity through the State Courts

Courts and Kids: Pursuing Educational Equity through the State Courts

Michael A. Rebell

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226706191
eISBN:
9780226706184
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226706184.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Family Law

Over the past thirty-five years, federal courts have dramatically retreated from actively promoting school desegregation. In the meantime, state courts have taken up the mantle of promoting the ... More

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