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NCJ Number: 30655 Add to Shopping cart Find in a Library
Title: LEGISLATIVE RESPONSES TO DEALING IN STOLEN GOODS
Author(s): ANON
Date Published: 1975
Page Count: 74
Sponsoring Agency: National Assoc of Attorneys General
Washington, DC 20001
US Dept of Justice
Washington, DC 20531
Sale Source: National Assoc of Attorneys General
444 North Capitol Street
Washington, DC 20001
United States of America
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: FINDINGS OF A NATIONAL SURVEY DESIGNED TO COLLECT, DIGEST AND ANALYZE STATE AND FEDERAL LAWS AND PROPOSED LEGISLATION DEALING WITH FENCING ACTIVITIES.
Abstract: AN ANALYSIS OF PRESENT LAWS AND AN EXAMINATION OF STATUTORY AND CASE LAW DEFINITIONS RELATED TO DEALING IN STOLEN GOODS ARE FOLLOWED BY A GENERAL DISCUSSION OF BOTH FEDERAL AND STATE LEGISLATION, CHALLENGES TO THESE LAWS, AND PROPOSALS FOR CHANGING THE CRIMINAL RECEIVING LAWS. THE REMAINDER OF THIS REPORT, WITH ITS ACCOMPANYING STATE-BY-STATE TABLES, IS DEDICATED TO AN EXAMINATION OF THE ANTI-FENCING STATUTES AS THEY PERTAIN TO CIVIL AND CRIMINAL PENALTIES, THE ILLICIT TRADE IN MOTOR VEHICLES, AND THE CONDUCT OF PAWNBROKERS AND JUNK OR SECOND HAND DEALERS. A MODEL THEFT AND FENCING ACT, WITH SECTION-BYSECTION COMMENTARY, IS APPENDED.
Index Term(s): Dealing in stolen goods; Federal Code; Law reform; Model law; National Association of Attorneys General; State laws; Surveys
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