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Title: Violent Offender in the Criminal Justice System - A Selected Bibliography
Corporate Author: National Institute of Justice/NCJRS
United States of America

Know, Inc
United States of America
Editor(s): M E Wolfgang; N A Weiner; W D Pointer
Date Published: 1981
Page Count: 152
Sponsoring Agency: Know, Inc
Pittsburgh, PA 15221
National Institute of Justice (NIJ)
Washington, DC 20531
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
National Institute of Justice/NCJRS
Rockville, MD 20849
US Dept of Justice NIJ Pub
Washington, DC 20531
Grant Number: 79-NI-AX-0127
Contract Number: J-LEAA-013-81
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America

National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS Publication Sales
Box 6000 Department F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Document: PDF
Type: Bibliography
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This annotated bibliography, one in a series on the violent offender in the criminal justice system, lists relevant publications published between 1972 and 1980.
Abstract: The 447 citations that comprise this listing were selected from the National Institute of Justice/NCJRS data base. The cited documents cover a wide range of relationships between violent juvenile and adult offenders and the various components of the juvenile and criminal justice systems. They address such issues as police, prosecutorial, judicial, and correctional organizations and decisionmaking relative to arrest, prosecution, and sentencing. Citations include works on the treatment of the violent offender, as well as evaluative research in these areas. Other subjects covered are the personal, demographic, offense, and sentence profiles of prison inmates and the causes of prison violence, such as racial tension and overcrowding. Documents also discuss legal reforms and their implementation relevant to criminal violence (e.g., the insanity plea); the prediction of dangerous behavior; the legal processing of the dangerous mentally ill offender; and official responses to the victims of violent crime, including those of postvictimization medical and social services and the provision of victim compensation. An index, ordering information, and agenda are supplied.
Index Term(s): Habitual offenders; Inmate classification; Juvenile offender classification; Offender classification; Offender profiles; Police-offender relations; Prosecution; Sentencing/Sanctions; Treatment offender matching; Violence; Violent juvenile offenders; Violent offenders
Note: This is one of five topical bibliographies on criminal violence.
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