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"Life after Murder" by Nancy Mullane
"Life after Murder" follows five individuals serving life with the possibility of parole in California's San Quentin prison and upon their eventual release back into the Bay Area.  Inmates serving life with the possibility of parole sentences are required to appear before a parole board and prove that they no longer present a danger to society before they are granted release.  The parole board comprises law enforcement and corrections professionals who are appointed by the Governor.  During…
Youth Gangs In American Society

A survey of the literature on gangs and gang activities in America includes theoretical perspectives on why gangs exist, gang typologies, descriptions of gang activities, and various intervention strategies for dealing with gangs.

Search and Destroy: African-American Males in the Criminal Justice System

Thought provoking and powerful, Jerome G. Miller explores today's American criminal justice system and its impact on young African American males in this book.

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