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Republicans, Prosecutors, and the Carceral Ethos, 1995–2008

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/9780226521152.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter describes the punitive political consensus, or “carceral ethos,” that had developed by the mid-1990s and examines the consequences for Florida politics and penal policy. It argues that ... 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


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