Judges as Jailers: The Dangerous Disconnect between Courts and Corrections

dc.contributor.authorKeleher, Christopher P.en_US
dc.date.accessioned2013-02-18T18:04:18Z
dc.date.available2013-02-18T18:04:18Z
dc.date.issued2012
dc.description.abstractINTRODUCTION|Picture a town inhabited only by convicts. The town's police force is unarmed, patrols on foot, and is outnumbered fifty to one. This is not the backdrop of a post-apocalyptic dystopian film. Rather, it is a correctional officer's daily reality. Correctional facilities house throngs of criminally prone, gang-affiliated individuals in close quarters. This setting has thus been described as "a world of violence, "a walled battlefield," and "Hobbesian." It is this environment that correctional officers must pacify. If they fail, their lives, and those of fellow officers, inmates, and correctional staff are imperiled...en_US
dc.description.note2011-2012en_US
dc.description.pages87en_US
dc.description.volume45
dc.identifier.citation45 Creighton L. Rev. 87 (2011-2012)en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10504/40742
dc.publisherCreighton University School of Lawen_US
dc.publisher.locationOmaha, Nebraskaen_US
dc.rights.holderCreighton Universityen_US
dc.time.yr2011-2012
dc.titleJudges as Jailers: The Dangerous Disconnect between Courts and Correctionsen_US
dc.title.workCreighton Law Reviewen_US
dc.typeJournal Article
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