Criminal Justice in America: The Politics Behind the System
Nancy Marion is a professor of political science at the University of Akron, Ohio. Dr. Marion holds degrees in criminal justice and political science. To understand the U.S. criminal system, one must comprehend the political system that has created the system of law, law enforcement, judges, and prosecutors; one must understand the role of politics in creating and amending the criminal system.
Helms, R. G.
(2006). Criminal Justice in America: The Politics Behind the System. Criminal Justice Review, 31 (4), 379-381.