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The Politics of Early Release, 1991–1995

Heather Schoenfeld

in Building the Prison State: Race and the Politics of Mass Incarceration

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780226520964
eISBN:
9780226521152
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226521152.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter argues that the early 1990s were a turning point in the development of the carceral state. It demonstrates that lawmakers in Florida could have decided not to build more prisons. ... More


Early Release of Prisoners Decisions

Theodor Meron

in Standing Up for Justice: The Challenges of Trying Atrocity Crimes

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780198863434
eISBN:
9780191895852
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198863434.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter describes the author’s own practice, as Court President, on early release of prisoners serving sentences imposed by the ICTY, ICTR, or the Mechanism, one which followed the practice of ... More


Getting Out: Early Release in England and Wales, 1960 - 1995

Thomas Guiney

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198803683
eISBN:
9780191842085
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198803683.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Getting Out explores the evolution of early release in England and Wales between 1960 and 1995. In the past three decades crime has become a highly contested political issue with implications for the ... More


Early Release in Comparative Historical Perspective

Thomas C. Guiney

in Getting Out: Early Release in England and Wales, 1960 - 1995

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198803683
eISBN:
9780191842085
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198803683.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

The chapter outlines the central concerns of this book. It builds the case for the study of early release in comparative historical perspective and highlights the important, but often overlooked, ... More


Postscript

Thomas C. Guiney

in Getting Out: Early Release in England and Wales, 1960 - 1995

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198803683
eISBN:
9780191842085
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198803683.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

The Postscript traces the evolution of early release since the events described in this book. It examines the growing influence of a ‘strategy of bifurcation’ within penal policy and considers how ... More


Truth in Sentencing: The Carlisle Committee Review of Parole in England and Wales

Thomas C. Guiney

in Getting Out: Early Release in England and Wales, 1960 - 1995

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198803683
eISBN:
9780191842085
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198803683.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

The chapter explores the evolution of early release policy and practice between 1987 and 1992—a transitional period sometimes described as an ‘Indian Summer’ for liberal criminal justice policy. It ... More


A Very British Compromise: The Criminal Justice Act 1967

Thomas C. Guiney

in Getting Out: Early Release in England and Wales, 1960 - 1995

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198803683
eISBN:
9780191842085
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198803683.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

The chapter explores the impact of Roy Jenkins’ appointment as Home Secretary and the detailed legislative planning that resulted in the complex system of parole given legal effect by the Criminal ... More


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