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NCJ Number: 41704 Find in a Library
Title: NEW DIRECTIONS FOR DEALING WITH THE SERIOUS OFFENDER
Journal: CALIFORNIA YOUTH AUTHORITY QUARTERLY  Volume:30  Issue:1  Dated:(SPRING 1977)  Pages:2-12
Author(s): J PETERSILIA
Corporate Author: California Dept of the Youth Authority
United States of America
Date Published: 1977
Page Count: 11
Sponsoring Agency: California Dept of the Youth Authority
Sacramento, CA 95823
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THIS PAPER, A PRODUCT OF THE RAND CORPORATION'S RESEARCH AGREEMENTS PROGRAM, FOCUSES ON THE SERIOUS HABITUAL OFFENDER AND SUMMARIZES CURRENT POLICY DIRECTIONS FOR DEALING MORE EFFECTIVELY WITH THIS TYPE OF OFFENDER.
Abstract: A NUMBER OF MAJOR POLICY ISSUES ARE ADDRESSED, AMONG THEM: SHIFTING THE VIOLENT JUVENILE TO THE ADULT CRIMINAL COURT; INCREASING THE RELIANCE PLACED ON MERE INCAPACITATION; MOVING TOWARD MANDATORY, DETERMINATE SENTENCING; MAKING USE OF VOLUNTARY REHABILITATION PROGRAMS; LESSENING PLEA BARGAINING; AND INCREASING THE USE OF PROACTIVE POLICING. (AUTHOR ABSTRACT
Index Term(s): Determinate Sentencing; Deterrence; Habitual offenders; Mandatory Sentencing; Plea negotiations; Policy analysis; Violent offenders
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