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Power on the Inside: A Global History of Prison Gangs

Roth’s well-written, deeply researched work is a must for those in the criminology and criminal justice fields, but interested general readers will find it accessible as well.
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Privilege and Punishment: How Race and Class Matter in Criminal Court

A well-researched, eye-opening study that will appeal to readers of criminal justice and sociology.
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Bad Medicine: Catching New York’s Deadliest Pill Pusher

Bismuth has made an important contribution to the growing landscape of books documenting the opioid epidemic (Beth Macy’s Dopesick; Ryan Hampton’s American Fix; Ben Westhoff’s Fentanyl, Inc.). Readers horrified by the effects of the opioid crisis will appreciate.
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Cold Case North: The Search for James Brady and Absolom Halkett

Blending historical narrative and true crime, this is compelling reading for anyone interested in First Nations cultures or cold case research.
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Jeannie’s Demise

A solid addition to any true crime collection, this work implores us to consider the human costs of criminalizing abortion.
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The Lindbergh Kidnapping Suspect No. 1: The Man Who Got Away

True crime buffs will enjoy reading this one
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Horseplay: My Time Undercover on the Granville Strip

This memoir about undercover police work will appeal to fans of Joseph Pistone’s excellent Donnie Brasco and Michael McGowan’s Ghost.
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Hamilton and the Law: Reading Today’s Most Contentious Legal Issues Through the Hit Musical

Whether or not readers have a strong grounding in the law, they’ll be stirred by the connections the book draws among Hamilton, current events, and history.

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I Have Struck Mrs. Cochran with a Stake: Sleepwalking, Insanity, and the Trial of Abraham Prescott

Ideal for serious scholars of criminal history.
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