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NCJ Number: 41973 Find in a Library
Title: PRETRIAL SERVICES - A NEW DIMENSION IN THE COURTS (FROM INSTITUTE OF CONTEMPORARY CORRECTIONS AND THE BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES - 11TH ANNUAL INTERAGENCY WORKSHOP, 1976 - SEE NCJ-41963)
Author(s): W P JACKSON
Corporate Author: Sam Houston State University
Institute of Contemporary Corrections and the Behavioral Sciences
United States of Ameri
Date Published: 1976
Page Count: 5
Sponsoring Agency: Sam Houston State University
Huntsville, TX 77340
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THIS PAPER REPORTS ON THE CONCEPT OF PRETRIAL SERVICE AGENCIES ESTABLISHED BY THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT TO REFORM THE TRADITIONAL BAIL SYSTEM AND PROVIDE AN ALTERNATIVE TO UNNECESSARY PRETRIAL DETENTION.
Abstract: TEN DISTRICTS WERE SELECTED BY THE CHIEF JUSTICE OF THE U.S. SUPREME COURT TO BE MODEL BRANCH AGENCIES FOR PROVIDING PRETRIAL SERVICES TO REDUCE PRETRIAL DETENTION. THE AUTHOR FEELS SUCH AGENCIES ARE ESTABLISHING THEIR CREDIBILITY AND PROFESSIONALIZATION. ...TWH
Index Term(s): Bail/Financial Release; Pretrial programs; Pretrial release; Reform
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