By Paul H. Robinson
If an blameless individual is shipped to legal or if a killer walks unfastened, we're outraged. The felony approach assures us, and we think and insist, that it'll search to "do justice" in felony circumstances. So why, for a few situations, does the felony legislations intentionally and mostly sacrifice justice? during this unflinching examine American felony legislations, Paul Robinson and Michael Cahill show that circumstances with unjust results aren't regularly abnormal or unpredictable. quite, the legal legislations occasionally chooses to not provide defendants what they deserve: that's, unsatisfying effects take place even if the process works because it is designed to paintings. The authors locate that whereas a few justice-sacrificing doctrines serve their meant goal, many others don't, or may be changed via different, greater principles that might serve the aim with out leaving behind a simply outcome. With a breathtaking view of the overlapping and infrequently competing ambitions that our felony associations needs to stability every day, legislations with out Justice demanding situations us to revive justice to the felony justice procedure.