PS404-Heumannsyllabus--fall 2011

PS404-Heumannsyllabus--fall 2011 - 1 THE POLITICS OF CRIME...

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1 THE POLITICS OF CRIME AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE Political Science – 404 Milton Heumann Fall 2011 405 Hickman Hall O f f i c e H o u r s : Tuesdays 10:30-12:30 and by appointment Office Phone: (732)932-9265 PreLaw Appointment: Call (732) 932-7731 (Thursdays 9:00 – 1:00 in Milledoler Hall) Selective List of Required Books Israel, Jerald, Kamisar, Yale, & LaFave, Wayne., Criminal Procedure and the Constitution - 2008 Edition [If earlier edition is available, it can be used and page numbers will differ.] [Old edition is fine, especially if it can be bought used.] Weisburd, David and Braga, Anthony, eds., Police Innovation: Contrasting Perspectives. Moskos, Peter, Cop in the Hood 2008. Cole, George and Gertz, Marc and Bunyer, Amy, eds., The Criminal Justice System, 9th edition. Heumann, Milton, Plea Bargaining, University of Chicago Press. Vidmar, Neil and Hans, Valerie, American Justice, 2007 Conover, Ted, New Jack.
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2 Online Reading: Readings marked “online" or “on electronic reserve" are available through the course website at https://sakai.rutgers.edu/portal . Entering “sakai.rutgers.edu" in your web browser will get to the same place.) At the main page, enter your NetID and password. This is the same password you use to access Rutgers network workstations and your eden email account. On the next page, you will see a tab at the top for our course, 790:404:01, Sp07. Click this tab. WEEK I: Introduction to the Legal System, Legal Research and the Problem of Crime Israel, Kamisar, La Fave, "An Overview of the Criminal Justice Process, pp. 1-32, depending on edition. Lipsky, Michael, “Toward a Theory of Street-level Bureaucracy,” in Cole, pp. 24-41. WEEK II: Crime, Crime Data and the Politics of Crime and Drugs Seidman, David and Couzens, Michael, "Getting the Crime Rate Down: Political Pressure and Crime Reporting," Law and Society Review, Vol. 8, No. 3 (Spring 1974), pp. 457-494
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