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NCJ Number: 32679 Find in a Library
Title: DEBATE
Journal: SKEPTIC  Issue:4  Dated:(NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 1974)  Pages:44-51
Author(s): ANON
Corporate Author: Forum for Contemporary History
United States of America
Date Published: 1974
Page Count: 8
Sponsoring Agency: Forum for Contemporary History
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: FIVE CRIMINAL JUSTICE NOTABLES COMMENT ON A SPEECH BY FORMER US ATTORNEY GENERAL SAXBE ON THE CAUSES AND CURES OF CRIME IN AMERICA.
Abstract: FORMER ATTORNEY GENERAL RAMSEY CLARK TERMS SAXBE'S SPEECH 'WRONG-HEADED REHETORIC'. LOS ANGELES POLICE CHIEF EDWARD M. DAVIS SEES A MORE OPTIMISTIC OUTCOME THAN SAXBE IN THE FIGHT AGAINST CRIME. NORMAN CHAMBERLAIN, PRESIDENT OF THE INTERNATIONAL HALFWAY HOUSE ASSOCIATION THINKS SAXBE'S APPROACH TO SOLVING THE CRIME PROBLEM IS SIMPLISTIC AND IMPRACTICAL. THE PRESIDENT OF THE POLICE FOUNDATION, PATRICK V. MURPHY ALSO STATES THAT CRIME ISN'T THAT SIMPLE. WILLIAM SHOCKLEY, A NOBEL PRIZE WINNING PROFESSOR AT STANFORD URGES CRIMINOLOGISTS NOT TO DISCOUNT THE EFFECTS OF BIOLOGY AND GENETICS ON CRIMINAL BEHAVIOR.
Index Term(s): Attorney General; Biological influences; Crime Causes; Crime prevention measures; Critiques; Genetic influences on behavior
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