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NCJ Number: 34799 Find in a Library
Title: GREAT BRITAIN - REPORT OF THE WORKING PARTY ON ADJUDICATION PROCEDURES IN PRISONS
Author(s): ANON
Corporate Author: Great Britain Home Office
United Kingdom
Date Published: 1975
Page Count: 76
Sponsoring Agency: Great Britain Home Office
London, SW1H 9AT, England
Her Majesty's Stationery Office
Norwich, NR3 1GN,
Sale Source: Her Majesty's Stationery Office
PO Box 29
Norwich, NR3 1GN,
United Kingdom
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom
Annotation: THIS BOOKLET PRESENTS A REVIEW OF THE PROCEDURES INVOLVED IN ADJUDICATIONS IN A CUSTODIAL SETTING, AND OUTLINES A PROPOSED 'STANDARD PROCEDURE' FOR ADJUDICATIONS BY BOARDS OF VISITORS.
Abstract: THE REPORT OPENS WITH GENERAL OBSERVATIONS ON ADJUDICATIONS IN CORRECTIONAL SETTINGS AND THE PLACE OF ADJUDICATIONS BY BOARDS OF VISITORS IN THE MANAGEMENT OF PRISONS. THE AUTHORS THEN DISCUSS THE VARIOUS CONSIDERATIONS AND PROCEDURES INVOLVED IN THE PRELIMINARIES TO AN ADJUDICATION AND IN THE CONDUCT OF PROCEEDINGS. RECOMMENDATIONS FOR A STANDARD PROCEDURE ARE OUTLINED, AND COMMENTS ARE PRESENTED ON SUCH SPECIAL AREAS AS ASSISTANCE TO PRISONERS, THE CONTRIBUTION OF THE GOVERNOR, CONSISTENCY OF AWARDS, AND FORFEITURE OF PRIVILEGES. THE AUTHORS CONCLUDE WITH SUGGESTIONS FOR FUTURE TRAINING ARRANGEMENTS. A SUMMARY OF THE CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS IS PROVIDED AS WELL. (AUTHOR ABSTRACT MODIFIED)
Index Term(s): Great Britain/United Kingdom; Inmate discipline; Inmates; Prisoner's rights; Standards
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