Megan's Law: Crime and Democracy in Late Modern AmericaLaw & Social Inquiry
AbstractDeals 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 InformationJonathan Simon, Megan's Law: Crime and Democracy in Late Modern America, 25 Law & Soc. Inquiry 1111 (2000)