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Title: RURAL JUSTICE AND LEGAL ASSISTANCE
Author(s): ANON
Corporate Author: Rural Housing Alliance and Rural America, Inc
United States of America
Date Published: 1975
Page Count: 9
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
Rural Housing Alliance and Rural America, Inc
Washington, DC 20036
Publication Number: WORKING PAPER NO 12
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Type: Report (Study/Research)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THE AUTHOR ADVANCES ARGUMENTS TO SUPPORT HIS VIEW THAT RURAL JUSTICE IS LACKING IN THE QUALITY OF ITS LAW ENFORCEMENT, THE FUNCTIONING OF ITS JUDICIAL PROCESS, AND POOR AND ETHNIC MINORITY PARTICIPATION IN THE PROCESS.
Abstract: PROPOSALS FOR REFORM INCLUDE A FULL EMPLOYMENT STRATEGY, A REEXAMINATION AND CHANGE IN THE WAY IN WHICH FEDERAL DOLLARS UNDER LEAA ARE GRANTED TO THE STATES (TO EMPHASIZE IMPROVING THE QUALITY OF LAW ENFORCEMENT, JUDICIAL PROCESS, AND CORRECTIONS), AND EQUAL APPORTIONMENT OF FEDERAL LEGAL ASSISTANCE FOR THE POOR BETWEEN RURAL AND URBAN AREAS. ALSO RECOMMENDED ARE INCREASED LAW SCHOOL EMPHASIS ON SPECIFIC RURAL ISSUES AND PRACTICE, AND AFFIRMATIVE ACTION RECRUITMENT OF MINORITIES FOR EMPLOYMENT IN LAW ENFORCEMENT, JUDICIAL, AND LEGAL PROFESSIONS.
Index Term(s): Critiques; Legal aid services; Minority employment; Rural area studies; Rural policing
Note: PAPER PRESENTED AT NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON RURAL AMERICA, APRIL 14-17, 1975
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