The Transformation of Criminal Justice, Philadelphia, 1800-1880

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Contents
Preface , vii
Introduction: The Greatest Luxury of All , 1

Part I: The Duality of Criminal Justice
Chapter 1 Courtrooms and Cases , 13

Part II: The World of Private Prosecution
Chapter 2 The Aldermen and Primary Justice , 37
Chapter 3 The Courts of Record , 56
Chapter 4 The Weakness of Court Officials , 79
Chapter 5 Politics and Private Prosecution, 1800-1850 , 92

Part III: The Rise of State Prosecution
Chapter 6 The Origins of Police Authority , 119
Chapter 7 Consolidation and Compromise , 150

Part IV: The Decline of Private Prosecution
Chapter 8 The Impact of Consolidation , 171
Chapter 9 The Transformation of Primary Justice , 196
Epilogue , 224
Appendix , 233
Notes , 251
Bibliography , 307
Index , 323

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • Tables vi
  • Preface vii
  • Introduction: the Greatest Luxury of All 1
  • Part I the Duality of Criminal Justice 11
  • 1. Courtrooms and Cases 13
  • Part Ii the World of Private Prosecution 35
  • 2. the Aldermen and Primary Justice 37
  • 3. the Courts of Record 56
  • 4. the Weakness of Court Officials 79
  • 5. Politics and Private Prosecution, 1800-1850 92
  • Part III the Rise of State Prosecution 117
  • 6. the Origins of Police Authority 119
  • 7. Consolidation and Compromise 150
  • Part Iv the Decline of Private Prosecution 169
  • 8. the Impact of Consolidation 171
  • 9. the Transformation of Primary Justice 196
  • Epilogue 224
  • Appendix 233
  • Notes 251
  • Bibliography 307
  • Index 323
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