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NCJ Number: 32901 Find in a Library
Title: DEVELOPMENTS IN CORRECTIONAL LAW
Journal: CRIME AND DELINQUENCY  Volume:22  Issue:2  Dated:(APRIL 1976)  Pages:218-229
Author(s): D GILMAN
Corporate Author: National Council on Crime and Delinquency
United States of America
Date Published: 1976
Page Count: 12
Sponsoring Agency: National Council on Crime and Delinquency
Newark, NJ 07102
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: REVIEW OF LEGISLATION AND COURT DECISIONS ON SENTENCING AND ORGANIZED CRIME; PROBATION, PAROLE, AND IMPRISONMENT AND JUVENILES.
Abstract: THE ARTICLE BEGINS BY DISCUSSING THE PROVISION UNDER THE MODEL SENTENCING ACT WHEREBY A DEFENDANT CLASSIFIED AS A MEMBER OF ORGANIZED CRIME MAY BE SENTENCED TO A TERM OF IMPRISONMENT UP TO THIRTY YEARS REGARDLESS OF THE SERIOUSNESS OF THE UNDERLYING FELONY. ALSO COVERED ARE RECENT ACTIONS BY THE U.S. BOARD OF PAROLE AND COURT DECISIONS ON SEARCHES INCIDENT TO PROBATION AND PAROLE REVOCATION PROCEEDINGS. OTHER JUDICIAL DECISIONS REVIEWED INCLUDE THOSE CONCERNING CORRECTIONAL DISCIPLINARY HEARINGS, PAROLE RELEASE DATES, PROMPTNESS OF HEARINGS, AND JUVENILE RIGHTS.
Index Term(s): Criminal codes; Incarceration; Judicial decisions; Juvenile codes; Juvenile court procedures; Legislation; Organized crime; Parole; Parole hearing; Probation; Probation hearing; Rights of minors; Sentencing/Sanctions
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