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NCJ Number: 32729 Find in a Library
Title: FUTURE OF PRISONS
Journal: TRIAL  Volume:12  Issue:3  Dated:(MARCH 1976)  Pages:27,29,32,34
Author(s): N A CARLSON
Corporate Author: Association of Trial Lawyers of America
United States of America
Date Published: 1975
Page Count: 4
Sponsoring Agency: Association of Trial Lawyers of America
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: EXAMINATION OF THREE ISSUES FACING THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM WHICH THE AUTHOR FEELS WILL DETERMINE THE FUTURE OF IMPRISONMENT IN THE UNITED STATES.
Abstract: THE FIRST OF THESE ISSUES IS THE CURRENT DEBATE OVER THE OBJECTIVES AND EFFECTIVENESS OF PRISONS. THE SECOND IS THE GROWING NUMBER OF INMATES CONFINED IN CORRECTIONAL FACILITIES, AND FINALLY THE IMPACT OF RECENT COURT DECISIONS ON CORRECTIONAL ADMINISTRATION.
Index Term(s): Correctional facilities; Incarceration; Judicial decisions; Management; Overcrowding; Prisoner's rights; Punishment; Rehabilitation
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