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NCJ Number: 30556 Find in a Library
Title: WAY TO DRASTICALLY CUT THE PRISON POPULATION
Journal: LAW AND ORDER  Volume:23  Issue:12  Dated:(DECEMBER 1975)  Pages:8-11
Author(s): W C SKOUSEN
Corporate Author: Copp Organization, Inc
United States of America
Date Published: 1975
Page Count: 4
Sponsoring Agency: Copp Organization, Inc
New York, NY 10018
Not Available Through National Institute of Justice/NCJRS Document Loan Program
Rockville, MD 20849
Sale Source: Not Available Through National Institute of Justice/NCJRS Document Loan Program
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: COMMENTS ON A PROPOSAL BY AN ASSISTANT US ATTORNEY GENERAL, JOHN M. GREACEN, TO GO BACK TO THE ORIGINAL COMMON LAW PRACTICE OF TREATING LESS SERIOUS CRIMES AGAINST PERSONS AND PROPERTY AS TORTS INSTEAD OF CRIMES.
Abstract: ADVANTAGES OF THIS APPROACH ARE OUTLINED AND SOME CASES WHERE EXPERIMENTS WITH SOME ASPECTS OF THIS SUGGESTED REFORM HAVE PROVIDED SIGNIFICANT EVIDENCE ARE DISCUSSED.
Index Term(s): Common law; Law reform; Restitution; Torts; Victim compensation
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