Vigilante Justice: A Silent Peril
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This paper is an annotated bibliography of 15 sources that highlight the history, evolution and threat of vigilante-style justice in America. The paper also looks at what the criminal justice system has done in the recent past and appears to be doing today to curb vigilantism. Brief attention is also paid to what it appears US courts will do in the future to curb this sort of phenomenon from really taking off.
From the Paper:"The purpose of this project is to research what the American justice system is doing to address the modern vigilantism movement and how the system is planning to address this silent peril.
'Akers, L.E. (1984). Private citizens: Allies of justice? Criminal Justice Journal, 7(2): 251-274. Akers' article outlines the passage of California's, Victims' Bill of Rights, in 1982. The elucidation of the bill is interesting, but Akers' work is most pertinent when it looks at efforts by California residents to..."
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