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Working in Misdemeanorland

Issa Kohler-Hausmann

in Misdemeanorland: Criminal Courts and Social Control in an Age of Broken Windows Policing

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691196114
eISBN:
9781400890354
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691196114.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This chapter explores why criminal court actors turn to using the tools of criminal procedure and criminal law to sort, regulate, test, and manage the populations that flow through misdemeanorland. ... More


Individualized Justice in a Criminal Court

Carla J. Barrett

in Courting Kids: Inside an Experimental Youth Court

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814709467
eISBN:
9780814760048
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814709467.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter illustrates the often paternalistic and maternalistic treatment given to kids by judges and other court actors in the Manhattan Youth Part during court proceedings. By showing the ... More


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