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NCJ Number: 134117 Find in a Library
Title: Crime Prevention and Control in the United States and Japan
Editor(s): V Kusuda-Smick
Date Published: 1990
Page Count: 179
Sponsoring Agency: Transnational Publisher Inc
Ardsley, NY 10502
Publication Number: ISBN 0-929179-28-5
Sale Source: Transnational Publisher Inc
410 Saw Mill River Road
Ardsley, NY 10502
United States of America
Type: Survey (Cross-Cultural)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: These 22 papers discuss issues, trends, and programs in crime, crime control, and sentencing and correctional reform in the United States and Japan.
Abstract: Individual papers explain law enforcement in the two countries, pretrial screening, jury and bench trials in the United States, citizen participation in criminal justice processes in Japan, and criminal trial issues from the perspective of a Japanese defense attorney. Other papers examine efforts in the United States to address drug law offenses and white collar crimes, policing innovations such as community policing in the United States, and the substantive and procedural aspects of crime control in Japan. Additional papers also describe restitution programs in the United States, community-based corrections and victim restitution in Japan, and the Japanese correctional system. Footnotes
Main Term(s): Crime control policies
Index Term(s): Community policing; Court procedures; Foreign criminal justice systems; Japan; Restitution; US/foreign comparisons
Note: Papers originally presented at a conference, U.S./Japan Bilateral Session: a New Era in Legal and Economic Relations, Tokyo, Japan, 1988
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