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Confined, Crammed, and Inextricable: What The Wire Gets Right

7 Pages Posted: 3 Jun 2011  

David Alan Sklansky

Stanford University

Abstract

This short essay, written for a symposium on the television series, "The Wire," uses a particular scene to discuss the show's treatment of the human and moral complexities of criminal justice work.

Keywords: criminal law, police, popular culture, The Wire, criminal procedure, law enforcement

Suggested Citation

Sklansky, David Alan, Confined, Crammed, and Inextricable: What The Wire Gets Right. Ohio State Journal of Criminal Law, Vol. 8, No. 2, p. 473, 2011; UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 1856574. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1856574

David Alan Sklansky (Contact Author)

Stanford University ( email )

Stanford, CA 94305
United States

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