Recommended Readings:


    --- Paula DiPerna. Juries on Trial.
    --- Alan Dershowitz. The Best Defense.
    --- Steve Bogira. Courtroom 302: A Year Behind the Scenes in an American Courthouse.
    --- Deborah L. Rhode. Access to Justice.
    --- Mark Weiner. Black Trials.
    --- Dan T. Carter. Scottsboro: A Tragedy of the American South.
    --- Anthony Lewis. Gideon's Trumpet.
    --- Harriet Ziskin. The Blind Eagle.
    --- Jonathan Casper. Criminal Courts: The Defendant's Perspective.
    --- Samuel Walker. Taming the System: The Control of Discretion in the Criminal Justice System.
    --- Kenneth Culp Davis. Discretionary Justice.
    --- James P. Levine. Juries and Politics.
    --- Bruce Wright. Black Robes, White Justice.


  • The Dalai Lama. The Universe in a Single Atom: The Convergence of Science and Spirituality.
  • The Dalai Lama. Ethics for the New Millennium.
  • The Dalai Lama. An Open Heart.
  • The Dalai Lama. Live in a Better Way.
  • Paul Loeb. The Impossible Will Take a Little While: A Citizen's Guide to Hope in a Time of Fear. [if you have not read this for another course]
  • Paulo Freire. Pedagogy of the Oppressed.
  • Alfie Kohn. No Contest. The Case Against Competition.
  • Thomas Kuhn. Structure of Scientific Revolutions.



  • Desmond Tutu. No Future Without Forgiveness.
  • Jurgen Habermas. Between Facts and Norms.
  • Martha Minow. Making All the Difference: Exclusion, Inclusion and American Law. Check out this link Martha Minow on the Dear Habermas site.




Course Syllabus for CRMJ/SOCA 365 "Race, Crime, Law"





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