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NCJ Number: 50316 Add to Shopping cart Find in a Library
Title: AUSTRALIAN CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM, 2D ED.
Corporate Author: Butterworth
Canada
Editor(s): D CHAPPELL; P WILSON
Date Published: 1977
Page Count: 546
Sponsoring Agency: Butterworth
Scarborough, Ontario M1P 451, Canada
US Dept of Justice
Washington, DC 20531
Sale Source: Butterworth
2265 Midland Avenue
Scarborough, Ontario M1P 451,
Canada
Type: Overview Text
Language: English
Country: Australia
Annotation: AN ANTHOLOGY PROVIDES ARTICLES ON THE AUSTRALIAN CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM, INCLUDING CRIME PATTERNS, ABORIGINAL JUSTICE, CHILDREN'S COURT POLICY, SENTENCING, CORRECTIONS, VICTIM COMPENSATION, AND REFORM.
Abstract: THE SELECTIONS ARE DIVIDED INTO NINE SECTIONS DEALING WITH TRENDS IN CRIME AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE, MINORITY GROUPS AND THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM, JUVENILE DELINQUENCY, POLICE AND POLICE POWERS, SENTENCING, PRISONS, SEMICUSTODIAL AND NONCUSTODIAL SENTENCES, VICTIMS, AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM REFORM. THE SPECIFIC TOPICS DISCUSSED INCLUDE UNIFORM CRIME STATISTICS, CONTEMPORARY ISSUES CONCERNING MIGRATIONS AND CRIME IN AUSTRALIA, TRENDS IN JUVENILE DELINQUENCY, THE LAW OF ARREST IN AUSTRALIA, PSYCHIATRY AND SENTENCING, PRISONS AND PRISONERS IN AUSTRALIA, THE CIVIL CONSEQUENCES OF CONVICTION, THE FINE AS A CRIMINAL SANCTION, PROBLEMS OF CONFIDENTIALITY IN PROBATION, COMPENSATING VICTIMS OF CRIME IN AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND, VICTIMS OF RAPE, ACCOUNTABILITY IN THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM, AND PROSPECTS AND DILEMMAS OF REFORM. TABULAR DATA AND REFERENCES ARE PROVIDED, AS IS AN INDEX. FOR SELECTED READINGS, SEE ALSO NCJ-43037, 27000, 30457, 30594, 46324, AND 50317-50334. (KBL)
Index Term(s): Aborigines; Australia; Children in the courtroom; Crime patterns; Crime Statistics; Criminal justice overview texts; Fines; Foreign criminal justice systems; Juvenile court procedures; Probation; Rape; Reform; Sentencing/Sanctions; Victim compensation; Victims of Crime
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