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NCJ Number: 64872 Find in a Library
Title: ADULT PROBATION IN THE UNITED STATES, 1980
Author(s): W A GOLDBERG
Date Published: 1980
Page Count: 120
Sponsoring Agency: Gibson's Bookstore
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Sale Source: Gibson's Bookstore
128 West Grand River
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United States of America
Type: Survey
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: A STATE-BY STATE SUMMARY OF CURRENT ADULT PROBATION STATUTES AND PRACTICES IS PRESENTED FOR THE U.S., PUERTO RICO, AMERICAN DEPENDENCIES, CANADA, ENGLAND, SCOTLAND, AND WALES.
Abstract: THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION IS IDENTIFIED IN THE SUMMARIES: THE STATUTE (S), THE APPLICABLE COURT(S), STATE AGENCY WITH SUPERVISORY CONTROL OVER PROBATION ACTIVITIES (PAROLE DUTIES ARE INCLUDED), QUALIFICATIONS OF AGENCY PERSONNEL (INCLUDING SALARY PER LEVEL), AGENCY SALARIES AND WAGES (INCLUDING OTHER SUPPORT), APPOINTED AGENCY OFFICERS, OFFENSES BARRED FROM PROBATION (INCLUDING PREVIOUS CONVICTION BARRED), PRESENTENCE INVESTIGATION (MANDATORY OR OPTIONAL), AND MAXIMUM TERM OF PROBATION (FELONY, MISDEMEANOR). THE IDENTIFICATION OF THE TYPE OF HEARING ORDERING PROBATION MAY INCLUDE MANDATORY CONDITIONS; OPTIONAL CONDITIONS; THE POSSIBILITY OF JAIL AND PROBATION; WRITTEN CONDITIONS TO PROBATIONER; CONSENT OF PROBATIONER TO PROBATION; OR SENTENCE SUSPENDED, IMPOSED OR SUSPENDED, OR BOTH. IDENTIFICATION OF THE REVOCATION PROCESS INCLUDES ARREST POWERS OF PROBATION OFFICER; COPY OF VIOLATION CHARGES TO PROBATIONER; OPEN OR SUMMARY HEARING; AND RIGHT TO COUNSEL, PRODUCE WITNESSES, OR CROSS EXAMINE. OTHER TOPICS IDENTIFIED INCLUDE PROBATION TERMINATION/DISCHARGE, EXPUNGEMENT OF RECORDS, INTERSTATE COMPACT, NOTEWORTHY ITEMS OF STATUTES, AND THE USE OF PROBATION (WITHOUT CONVICTION, WITHOUT SUPERVISION, OR BY 'BENCH PAROLE)'. SIGNIFICANT CHANGES IN STATE LAWS CONCERNING PROBATION ARE IDENTIFIED BY STATE, AND NATIONAL TRENDS ARE NOTED. (WJR)
Index Term(s): Canada; Laws and Statutes; Probation; Probation conditions; Probation or parole agencies; Probation or parole officers; Probation or parole services; Scotland; State-by-state analyses; United States of America; Wales
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