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NCJ Number: 40855 Find in a Library
Title: ISSUES IN PROBATION AND PAROLE (FROM ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE SYSTEM - AN INTRODUCTION, 1977, BY DONALD T. SHANAHAN - SEE NCJ-40835)
Author(s): E H CZAJKOSKI
Corporate Author: Holbrook Press
United States of America
Date Published: 1977
Page Count: 18
Sponsoring Agency: Holbrook Press
Boston, MA 02110
Type: Historical Overview
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: A DISCUSSION WHICH FOLLOWS SOME KEY PROBATION AND PAROLE ISSUES UNDER THREE CATEGORIES: ISSUES OF FUNDAMENTAL MISSION, ISSUES OF ORGANIZATION AND ADMINISTRATION, AND ISSUES OF DUE PROCESS AND FAIRNESS.
Abstract: THE AUTHOR FIRST TRACES THE HISTORY OF PROBATION AND PAROLE IN ITS COMMON LAW ROOTS BEFORE DISCUSSING EACH OF THE ISSUES. THE MISSION OF PAROLE IS SEEN AS ERRATICALLY COMPOSED OF ELEMENTS WHICH DO NOT ENJOY UNIVERSAL ACCEPTANCE OVER A SUSTAINED PERIOD OF TIME. PROBATION AND PAROLE AGENCIES ARE SEEN AS HAVING DIFFICULTY IN CONSOLIDATION, AND THERE IS CONTROVERSY AS TO THE QUASIJUDICIAL ROLE OF THE PROBATION AND PAROLE OFFICER. ...TWH
Index Term(s): Parole; Probation; Probation or parole agencies; Probation or parole officers; Reform; Right to Due Process
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