American Criminal Justice a Century Hence
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It has now been over a century since Frank Tannenbaum was jailed at Blackwell’s Island Penitentiary in New York City. In writing a social history of American criminological thought featuring Tannenbaum, the question arises what has happened to criminal justice in the United States since then, and does this long-forgotten convict criminologist have anything meaningful to say about current trends and controversies? Why delve into the life and times of Frank Tannenbaum if his views are no longer relevant to the issues confronting citizens today? What, then, are some of these trends that Tannenbaum may have addressed some 100 years ago?