Law and Criminology

Addressing Violence Against Women on College Campuses

Edited by Catherine Kaukinen, Michelle Hughes Miller, and Ráchael A. Powers

What we know, what we are doing, and how we can improve our prevention of and response to violence against women on college campuses

354 pages | 6 x 9 | 5 line drawings, 3 halftones


Incidental Racialization

Performative Assimilation in Law School

Yung-Yi Diana Pan

Examining racialization, inequality, and professional socialization

230 pages | 6 x 9 | 11 tables, 6 line drawings


Challenging Perspectives on Street-Based Sex Work

Edited by Katie Hail-Jares, Corey S. Shdaimah, and Chrysanthi S. Leon

Essays that provide an on-the-ground understanding of people whose lives are impacted by sex work

322 pages | 6 x 9 | 4 tables, 5 halftones


Shaming the Constitution

The Detrimental Results of Sexual Violent Predator Legislation

Michael L. Perlin and Heather Ellis Cucolo

A new approach to the complex area of sex offender laws and policies

324 pages | 6 x 9


Choosing State Supreme Court Justices

Merit Selection and the Consequences of Institutional Reform

Greg Goelzhauser

The first systematic, comprehensive evaluation of whether merit selection actually leads to better judges

192 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 9 tables, 9 figures


Undocumented Fears

Immigration and the Politics of Divide and Conquer in Hazleton, Pennsylvania

Jamie Longazel

How the local politics of immigration pit working people against one another

226 pages | 6 x 9 | 1 halftone


Illness or Deviance?

Drug Courts, Drug Treatment, and the Ambiguity of Addiction

Jennifer Murphy

Exploring the moral frameworks for labeling, treating, and punishing drug addiction

232 pages | 6 x 9 | 1 table, 4 figures


Reimagining Courts

A Design for the Twenty-First Century

Victor E. Flango and Thomas M. Clarke

Promotes practical reform ideas to make courts more effective, more efficient, and more customer friendly

230 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 9 tables, 4 line drawings


Savage Portrayals

Race, Media, and the Central Park Jogger Story

Natalie P Byfield

How the media's racialized coverage of the Central Park Jogger case influenced the conviction of five young minority men accused of "wilding" and affected the American juvenile justice system

242 pages | 6 x 9 | 8 tables, 4 figs.


Critical Race Theory

The Cutting Edge, Third Edition

Edited by Richard Delgado and Jean Stefancic

A significant revision of a classroom mainstay for the twenty-first century

860 pages | 7 x 10


Justifiable Conduct

Self-Vindication in Memoir

Erich Goode

How memoirs justify deviant behavior from crime to sex to politics.

224 pages | 6 x 9


Illegal Migrations and the Huckleberry Finn Problem

John S.W. Park

If you knew a runaway slave or undocumented immigrant, would you tell?

278 pages | 6 x 9


Vigilantes and Lynch Mobs

Narratives of Community and Nation

Lisa Arellano

Vigilantes and lynch mobs not only usurped the authority of the law, they shaped the histories of their actions.

204 pages | 6 x 9 | 1 table, 2 halftones


Constructing the Enemy

Empathy/Antipathy in U.S. Literature and Law

Rajini Srikanth

An argument, based in history, law, literature, and philosophy, for empathy as an integral part of decisions about who will be designated an enemy of the state

218 pages | 6 x 9


Why Our Drug Laws Have Failed and What We Can Do About It

A Judicial Indictment of the War on Drugs, Second Edition

James P. Gray

A forceful argument for why we need to repeal drug prohibition

288 pages | 6 x 9 | 1 figure