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Felony and misdemeanor a study in the history of English criminal procedure by Goebel, Julius

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Published by the Commonwealth fund in New York, London H. Milford, Oxford University Press .
Written in English



  • Great Britain.,
  • Great Britain


  • Criminal procedure -- Great Britain,
  • Law -- Great Britain -- History

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical foot-notes.

Other titlesHistory of English criminal procedure., English criminal procedure.
Statementby Julius Goebel, Jr.
SeriesPublications of the Foundation for research in legal history, Columbia University School of Law.
LC ClassificationsLAW
The Physical Object
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6353093M
LC Control Number37011380

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The book observes that jurisdictions across the country are implementing reforms to reign in the misdemeanor system. Ms. Natapoff said that successful strategies include decriminalization, reduced arrests, reduced use of bail, and increased exercise of prosecutorial discretion to decline to prosecute low-level cases in which an arrest itself is. Felony and Misdemeanor: A Study in the History of Criminal Law (Pennsylvania Paperback ; 87) Paperback – February 1, by Julius Goebel Jr. (Author), Edward Peters (Introduction) out of 5 stars 1 rating. See all 3 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price Cited by: Goebel, Julius, Jr. Felony and Misdemeanor: A Study in The History of English Criminal Procedure. Volume I [all published]. New York: The Commonwealth Fund, xxix, , [1] pp. Reprinted by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. by: Knox County's judges have ordered the sheriff's office to book and release all arrestees charged with misdemeanors and nonviolent felonies in an effort to .

The FDLE Statute Table is a comprehensive legislative resource containing current and past Florida criminal offenses. It was developed for use in various criminal justice applications in conjunction with the Office of State Courts Administrator, the Florida Court Clerks and Comptrollers, the Department of Juvenile Justice, and the Department of Corrections.   In her groundbreaking new book “Punishment Without Crime: How Our Massive Misdemeanor System Traps the Innocent and Makes America More Unequal,” Alexandra Natapoff, a law professor at the.   The Metastasis of the Misdemeanor System from Boston Review. The misdemeanor system is four times the size of the felony system. With so many gradations of minor crimes—many involving fines in a very informal process—prejudice and .   This class of felony is the first in the range of seriousness that is not considered a wobbler. There is no possibility of moving down to a misdemeanor when you are charged with a crime that is considered a Class 4 felony. The prosecution can, however, change the charge to a lesser offense to decrease the amount of potential jail time involved.