Tag Archives: criminal justice

Featured Acquisition: Illusion of Justice

Illusion of Justice: Inside Making a Murderer and America’s Broken System by Jerome F. Buting New York, NY: Harper, 2017 Balcony KF225.A84 B88 2017 Interweaving his account of the Steven Avery trial, the trial at the heart of Making a Murderer, with … Continue reading

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New DVD: The Central Park Five

Now available in the Law Library DVD Collection is the new, critically acclaimed Ken Burns’ documentary The Central Park Five.  The film focuses on the perceptions of race and crime in America by examining the case of the Central Park … Continue reading

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Equal Justice

This Wednesday, March 27, at 3:30pm in the Hatton Lovejoy Courtroom, Bryan Stevenson, founder and Executive Director of the Equal Justice Initiative and New York University Law Professor, will deliver the School of Law’s 109th Sibley Lecture. To get a … Continue reading

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New Book: Honor and Revenge

In the new book Honor and Revenge: A Theory of Punishment (Law Library Balcony K5103 .K38 2013), author Whitley R. P. Kaufman notes that criminal punishment is in “a scandalous state” and that generally there is not “any clear idea … Continue reading

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