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Megan's Law: Crime and Democracy in Late Modern America
Law & Social Inquiry
  • Jonathan Simon, Berkeley Law
Publication Date
1-1-2000
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Abstract
Deals with a study which explored the complex entanglements of democracy and governing through crime in the United States. Discussion on crime control as an integral part of democratic penal traditions; How the embedding of governing through crime into the new regime of liberal governance took shape in the country; Details on the adoption of `Megan's Law.'
Citation Information
Jonathan Simon. "Megan's Law: Crime and Democracy in Late Modern America" Law & Social Inquiry Vol. 25 (2000) p. 1111
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/jonathan_simon/21/