Full Reviews


Conviction: The Making and Unmaking of the Violent Brain

Author: Oliver Rollins
Publisher: Stanford University Press, 2021.  248 pages.
Reviewer: Federica Coppola | March 2023

Counterterrorism and Investigative Detention: International and Comparative Legal Evolution

Author: Dan E. Stigall
Publisher: Edward Elgar, 2021.  272 pages.
Reviewer: Jonathan Hafetz | March 2023

Execution by Family: A Theory of Honor Violence

Author: Mark Cooney
Publisher: Routledge, 2020.  236 pages.
Reviewer: Bradley Campbell | March 2023

For the People: A Story of Justice and Power

Author: Larry Krasner
Publisher: One World, 2021.  336 pages.
Reviewer: Carissa Hessick | March 2023

Indefinite: Doing Time in Jail

Author: Michael L. Walker
Publisher: Oxford University Press, 2022.  288 pages.
Reviewer: Madalyn Wasilczuk | March 2023

Junk Science and the American Criminal Legal System

Author: M. Chris Fabricant
Publisher: Akashic Books, 2022.  368 pages.
Reviewer: Imran J. Syed | March 2023

Lethal Injection and the False Promise of Humane Execution

Author: Austin Sarat
Publisher: Stanford University Press, 2022.  194 pages.
Reviewer: Talia Roitberg Harmon | March 2023

Neighborhood Watch: Policing White Spaces in America

Author: Shawn E. Fields
Publisher: Cambridge University Press, 2022.  202 pages.
Reviewer: Daanika Gordon| March 2023

Presumed Guilty: How the Supreme Court Empowered the Police and Subverted Civil Rights

Author: Erwin Chemerinsky
Publisher: Liveright, 2022.  384 pages.
Reviewer: Michael J. Zydney Mannheimer | March 2023

Sentencing the Self-Convicted: The Ethics of Pleading Guilty

Author: Julian V. Roberts & Jesper Ryberg
Publisher: Hart Publishing, 2023.  245 pages.
Reviewer: Richard L. Lippke | March 2023

Stolen Wealth, Hidden Power: The Case for Reparations for Mass Incarceration

Author: Tasseli McKay
Publisher: University of California Press, 2022.  312 pages.
Reviewer: Raven Lewis | March 2023

Tangled Up in Blue: Policing the American City

Author: Rosa Brooks
Publisher: Penguin Random House, 2022.  384 pages.
Reviewer: Tung Yin | March 2023

The End of Asylum

Author: Andrew Schoenholtz, Jaya Ramji-Nogales, & Philip Schrag
Publisher: Georgetown University Press, 2021.  224 pages.
Reviewer: Mary Hoopes | March 2023

Voices of the Border: Testimonios of Migration, Deportation, and Asylum

Author: Tobin Hansen & María Engracia Robles
Publisher: Georgetown University Press, 2021.  256 pages.
Reviewer: Michael Klajbor-Smith | March 2023

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