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The Wall is inspired by a chapter on the divisions in American Society in Crime in America, published by,American Leadership Books, which specializes in books on the U.S. criminal justice system, the U.S. prison system, U.S. corrections system, and the U.S. courts, prosecutors, and defense attorneys.
Presents the arguments of those favoring the death penalty and describes why these arguments might not work, and notes how it would be hard to draw the line in deciding what penalties to impose.
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BOOKS ON THE U.S. CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM
THE COSTLY U.S. PRISON SYSTEM: TOO COSTLY IN TERMS OF DOLLARS, NATIONAL PRESTIGE AND LIVES provides a careful, close-up look from a conservative perspective of what’s wrong with the prison system and how to fix it. The key topics covered include these:
- a recent history of incarceration in the U.S.
- facts about our prisons and correctional system
- the high rate of recidivism after prisoners are released
- how other countries deal with prisons and recidivism
- how one U.S. state and one U.S. city have dealt with prisons and recidivism
- ways to reduce recidivism and incarceration and cut costs
The book is available in two versions:
- with full color photos and graphs
- with black and white photos and graphs
FIXING THE U.S. CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM provides an in-depth look from a conservative perspective at the many flaws in the system and how to fix them.
The chapters in the book cover these topics:
why our criminal justice system is a national shame
how families suffer severe collateral damage
alleged misconduct by the police
how powerful prosecutors misbehave
when judges show bias and exceed their judicial power
how the media makes matters worse with sensationalized coverage
nine prescriptions to fix our broken criminal justice system
COPS AREN’T SUCH BAD GUYS features a series of chapters about cops and fatal shootings. As discussed, most of these killings are justified, due to the use of force guidelines which cops follow in the face of a deadly threat, despite the widespread anger and protests against the cops.
But this reaction is fueled by misinformation and sensational media coverage, while the cops involved in these shootings have their lives upended by extensive hearings and huge financial expenses.
This book describes the truth behind the headline stories that demonize cops.
THE PRICE OF JUSTICE IN AMERICA looks at a series of problems in the criminal justice system and how they might be fixed.
The topics discussed include rising racial tensions, especially between the police and black community, problems in the prison and correctional system, differences in the homicide rate in different groups, the relationship between homicide rate and drugs, and the media’s role in sensationalizing crime and contributing to problems in the criminal justice system.
BOOKS ON FIXING AMERICAN SOCIETY
THE GREAT NATIONAL DIVIDES discusses the many divisions in the United States and how to fix them to reunite this great country.
These divisions include divides based on race, ethnicity, politics, geography, and the great schisms between North and South, rural and urban American, and income inequality between the rich and poor which is getting wider.
The book concludes with some ways to reform the system, a fix that is especially critical today.
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-The police need additional training to prevent racial protests from becoming riots.
-Training should involve close cooperation between protest organizations & the police.
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-A training program might increase police awareness of the local community.
-The police could learn the major type of citizen complaints and how to reduce them.
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Can a video campaign to promote citizen-police relationships, reduce crime, and fix the criminal justice system lead to social and political change? That’s the goal of criminal justice expert Paul Brakke, who has been conducting a 6-month video social media campaign based on his latest book: Crime in America.read more
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Author Paul Brakke is a scientist based in Central Arkansas. He became interested in studying the criminal justice system when his life was turned upside down after his wife was falsely accused of aggravated assault