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NCJ Number: 147912 Find in a Library
Corporate Author: Temporary Cmssn on the State Court System
United States of America
Date Published: 1973
Page Count: 62
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Type: Legislation/Policy Description
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: Constitutional amendments and statutes proposed in the 1970's to reform New York's courts are described.
Abstract: The proposed constitutional amendments concerned the judiciary, judge qualifications and selection, judge removal, appellate courts, superior courts, civil and criminal courts, district courts, town and city courts, trial by jury, and court administration. The proposed statutes dealt with unified court system administration; court system financing; court structure; judge selection and discipline; and criminal defendant release, detention, and indictment.
Main Term(s): State courts
Index Term(s): Court management; Court reform; Court structure; Criminology; New York; State laws
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