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NCJ Number: 39687 Find in a Library
Title: LOUISIANA - SUMMARY OF ASSISTANCE REGARDING THE CREATION OF A JUDICIAL COLLEGE - CRIMINAL COURTS TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE PROJECT
Author(s): J F X IRVING; N SWEAT; FRANKLIN
Corporate Author: American University
Institute for Studies in Justice and Social Behavior
United States of America
Date Published: 1976
Page Count: 13
Sponsoring Agency: American University
Washington, DC 20016
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
US Dept of Justice
Washington, DC 20531
Contract Number: J-LEAA-013-76
Publication Number: T/A ASSIGNMENT NO 273
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Document: PDF
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: REPORT OFFERS PRACTICAL ADVICE ON THE ESTABLISHMENT OF AN EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM FOR LOUISIANA JUDGES.
Abstract: THREE CONSULTANTS OFFER THEIR ADVICE IN THIS REPORT ON THE SETTING UP OF A JUDICIAL COLLEGE TO PROVIDE ORIENTATION COURSES TO JUDGES AT ALL LEVELS. SOME 25 STATES PRESENTLY HAVE STATE JUDICIAL COLLEGES. ONE OF THE CONSULTANTS WAS FROM NEIGHBORING MISSISSIPPI. THIS CONSULTANT RECOMMENDED THAT THE JUDICIAL COLLEGE REQUIRE COMPULSORY ATTENDANCE. THE SECOND CONSULTANT SUGGESTED THAT THE VARIOUS COMPONENTS OF ANY PROPOSED PROGRAM BE IMPLEMENTED ONE AT A TIME, WITH SUCCESSFUL IMPLEMENTATION OF ONE COMPONENT JUSTIFYING FINANCING FOR THE NEXT. THE COMMITTEE TO WHICH THE CONSULTANTS GAVE THEIR ADVICE AGREED THAT THE COLLEGE BE SET UP AND THAT IT BE SUPERVISED BY A SEVEN-MEMBER BOARD OF GOVERNORS, ALL OF WHOM WOULD BE JUDGES....BS
Index Term(s): Judges; Judicial educational programs; Louisiana; Technical assistance reports
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