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Usual cruelty : the complicity of lawyers in the criminal injustice system

Author: Alec Karakatsanis
Publisher: New York : The New Press, 2019.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"From an award-winning civil rights lawyer, a profound challenge to our society's normalization of the caging of human beings, and the role of the legal profession in perpetuating it"--
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Karakatsanis, Alec, 1983-
Usual cruelty.
New York : The New Press, 2019
(DLC) 2019035085
(OCoLC)1100626951
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alec Karakatsanis
ISBN: 9781620975282 1620975289
OCLC Number: 1125947894
Description: 1 online resource (231 pages)
Contents: Introduction --
The Punishment Bureaucracy --
The Human Lawyer --
Policing, Mass Imprisonment, and the Failure of American Lawyers
Responsibility: Alec Karakatsanis.

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"From an award-winning civil rights lawyer, a profound challenge to our society's normalization of the caging of human beings, and the role of the legal profession in perpetuating it"--

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