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NCJ Number: 65413 Find in a Library
Title: NATIONAL PRISON DIRECTORY, SECOND EDITION
Corporate Author: Urban Information Interpreters Inc
United States of America
Editor(s): M L BUNDY
Date Published: 1979
Page Count: 191
Sponsoring Agency: Urban Information Interpreters Inc
College Park, MD 20740
Sale Source: Urban Information Interpreters Inc
P.O. Box AH
College Park, MD 20740
United States of America
Type: Directory
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: A 1979 DIRECTORY IS PROVIDED FOR LOCAL AND NATIONAL GROUPS DEVOTED TO REFORM IN CORRECTIONS, IN LAW ENFORCEMENT, AND IN THE COURTS.
Abstract: INFORMATION FOR THE DIRECTORY WAS OBTAINED FROM QUESTIONNAIRES SENT TO ORGANIZATIONS INVOLVED IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE REFORM THROUGHOUT THE NATION. NAMES OF THE ORGANIZATIONS WERE OBTAINED FROM A VARIETY OF SOURCES. ORGANIZATIONS ARE LISTED ALPHABETICALLY, BY CATEGORIES OF REFORM INTEREST, AND BY STATE OF LOCATION. PROFILES OF THE ORGANIZATIONS INLCUDE REFORM OBJECTIVES, PUBLICATIONS, CHANGE ACTIVITIES, AND ORGANIZATIONAL INFORMATION. THERE ARE SPECIAL LISTINGS OF NATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS AND LEGAL GROUPS. PRISON PERIODICALS ARE ALSO LISTED. AN ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY PROVIDES CITATIONS REGARDING ALTERNATIVES TO INCARCERATION, ATTICA, BEHAVIOR MODIFICATION, COURTS, CRIMINAL CODE REVISION, THE DEATH PENALTY, DIRECTORIES, GRAND JURIES, JAILS, JUVENILE JUSTICE, MEDICAL CARE, MEDICAL RESEARCH ON PRISONERS, MINORITIES IN THE JUSTICE SYSTEM, THE POLICE, POLITICAL PRISONERS, POVERTY, PRETRIAL JUSTICE, PRISON MORATORIUM, PRISONER RIGHTS, REINTEGRATION, STANDARDS, AND WOMEN IN PRISON. STATEMENTS BY ORGANIZATIONS REGARDING VARIOUS ASPECTS OF PRISON REFORM ARE INCLUDED. SOME TOPICS CONSIDERED IN THE STATEMENTS ARE THE DEATH PENALTY, THE LONG-TERM CONTROL UNIT OF THE MARION FEDERAL PRISON, BAIL, THE DECRIMINILIZATION OF PROSTITUTION, A MORATORIUM ON PRISON CONSTRUCTION, AND MEDICAL EXPERIMENTATION ON PRISONERS. TWO INDEXES PROVIDE ACCESS THROUGH ORGANIZATION TITLE LISTING AND BY SUBJECT. (RCB)
Index Term(s): Bail discrimination; Correctional reform; Court reform; Decriminalization; Law reform; Police reform; State-by-state analyses
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