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Corporate Author: Cmtte for Economic Development
United States of America
Date Published: 1972
Page Count: 86
Sponsoring Agency: Cmtte for Economic Development
New York, NY 10022
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
Publication Number: ISBN 0-87186-046-5
Sale Source: Cmtte for Economic Development
477 Madison Avenue
New York, NY 10022
United States of America

National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Type: Issue Overview
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This statement proposes a complete administrative overhaul of the criminal justice system and a redistribution of responsibilities, functions, and financial support among the various levels of government.
Abstract: To implement their recommendation for a complete administrative overhaul of the criminal justice system, the Committee discusses changes in the following categories: (1) Vitalizing the Courts; (2) Strengthening Counsel in Criminal Proceedings; (3) Modernizing the Police; (4) Reforming Corrections; (5) Organized Gambling and Official Corruption; (6) Gaining the Consent of the Governed, which includes Modernizing the Laws, Bringing Police and Citizenry Together, The Challenge to Business Leadership; and (7) Clearing the Hurdle of Federalism, which includes a) Strengthening State Capabilities, and b) A Federal Authority to Ensure Justice. Appendixes (The Extent of Crime; Criminal Justice Structure in the United States; A Proposal for a Better Distribution of the Costs of Criminal Justice), footnotes
Main Term(s): Criminology
Index Term(s): Corrections; Courts; Police
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