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NCJ Number: 119939 Find in a Library
Title: Satisfying the Demands of Corrections
Journal: Corrections Today  Volume:51  Issue:6  Dated:(October 1989)  Pages:34,96
Author(s): R Thornburgh
Editor(s): H Mohn
Date Published: 1989
Page Count: 2
Type: Issue Overview
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This address by the U.S. Attorney General emphasizes the role played by the American Correctional Association in advocating positive correctional change.
Abstract: The challenge for corrections policymakers is that the public demands more arrests and prosecutions but does not argue for increased jail and prison space. The Bush administration's anti-crime legislative proposals are discussed, as well as State prison construction programs, electronic monitoring and home confinement, interventions to reduce drug abuse by young people, and community supervision programs.
Main Term(s): Corrections policies
Index Term(s): American Correctional Association (ACA); Correctional planning
Note: Edited version of keynote address to American Correctional Association's General Session of its 119th Congress of Correction, August 14, 1989, at Baltimore, Maryland
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