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NCJ Number: NCJ 031761     Find in a Library
Title: LIMITS OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE POLICY - FOUR PERSPECTIVES OF AMERICAN CRIME CONTROL AND JUSTICE
Author(s): M KELLY
Corporate Author: US Dept of Justice
LEAA
National Institute of Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice
United States of America
Date Published: 1975
Page Count: 81
Sponsoring Agency: US Dept of Justice NIJ Pub
United States of America
Grant Number: 74-NI-99-0053
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Document: PDF 
Type: Best Practice/State-of-the-Art Review
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: FINAL REPORT ON A PROJECT TO DESCRIBE AND CRITIQUE THE OPERATIONS OF THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM FROM THE PERSPECTIVES OF THE DUE PROCESS, CRIME CONTROL, REHABILITATION, AND ORGANIZATIONAL MODELS.
Abstract: THIS PROJECT WAS UNDERTAKEN IN RESPONSE TO THE PERCEIVED FAILINGS OF THE UNITED STATES' CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM. THE METHODOLOGY EMPLOYED BY THE STUDY WAS TO REVIEW THE STATE-OF-THE-ART OF LITERATURE ON CRIMINAL JUSTICE THEORIES AS THEY RELATE TO PLANNING AND POLICY-MAKING. THE AUTHOR CONCLUDES THAT BY MAKING POLICY-MAKERS AND PLANNERS AWARE OF THE SHORTCOMINGS INVOLVED WITH RELYING TOO HEAVILY ON ANY ONE MODEL, THEY WILL PRODUCE MORE BALANCED CRIMINAL JUSTICE PLANNING.
Index Term(s): Crime control model ; Due process model ; Planning ; Policy ; Organization studies ; Models ; Rehabilitation ; Criminal justice system policy
   
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