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NCJ Number: 149063 Find in a Library
Title: Arrested or Remanded
Corporate Author: Swedish Prison and Probation Admin
Date Published: 1993
Page Count: 19
Sponsoring Agency: Swedish Prison and Probation Admin
SE-601 80 Norrkoping, Sweden
Sale Source: Swedish Prison and Probation Admin
SE-601 80 Norrkoping,
Type: Training (Aid/Material)
Language: English
Country: Sweden
Annotation: Intended for use mainly by persons who have been arrested or placed in pretrial detention in a remand prison in Sweden, this brochure explains the rights of the accused and the regulations that apply for a person arrested or remanded in custody.
Abstract: Individual sections explain the investigation, how long a person can be held under arrest, the court hearing at which a commital decision is made, restriction of movement and compulsory attendance, the pretrial personal case study, medical opinions, prosecution and trial, the use of public defenders, limitations on the right to associate with others, and how to appeal a decision. Rules and routines that shape daily life in a remand center are also described, including contact with relatives, letters and parcels, telephone, mass media, books, visits from relatives, religious organizations, personal effects and money, work, and study.
Main Term(s): Criminology
Index Term(s): Corrections in foreign countries; Pretrial detention; Rights of the accused; Sweden
Note: Translated by Robert Dunlap
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