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Author: Wade Henderson
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: justice, criminal, system, american, disparities, trial, racial
Number of Pages: 164
Published: 2000-05
ISBN-10: 0756701228
ISBN-13: 9780756701222

The U.S. has made significant progress toward ensuring equal treatment under law for all citizens. But in one arena -- criminal justice -- racial inequality is growing, not receding. Our criminal laws, while facially neutral, are enforced in a massively & pervasively biased manner. The injustices of the criminal justice system threaten to render irrelevant 50 years of hard-fought civil rights progress. This policy report examines the systematically unequal treatment of black & Hispanic Americans & other minorities as compared to their similarly situated white counterparts within the criminal j

Author: Charles A. Jeszeck
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: arrests, costs, incarcerations, information, alien, statistics, criminal
Number of Pages: 71
Published: 2011-08
ISBN-10: 1437984827
ISBN-13: 9781437984828

It is estimated that as of FY 2009 the total alien -- non-U.S.-citizen -- population was about 25.3 million, incl. about 10.8 million aliens without lawful immigration status. Some aliens have been convicted and incarcerated (criminal aliens). The fed. govżt. bears these incarceration costs for federal prisons and reimburses states and localities for portions of their costs. This report addresses: (1) the number and nationalities of incarcerated criminal aliens; (2) the types of offenses for which criminal aliens were arrested and convicted; and (3) the costs associated with incarcerating cri

Author: DIANE Publishing Company
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: criminal, investigators, selected, agencies, minority, women, affirmative, employment, progress, federal
Number of Pages: 48
Published: 1995-08-01
ISBN-10: 078812076X
ISBN-13: 9780788120763

Determines whether improvement had been made in the representation of women & minorities in the criminal investigator occupation since 1982, Whether the career progression of women & minority criminal investigators is similar to that of white male criminal investigators, & if possible from available computerized workforce data, reasons for any different career progression patterns. 18 Charts & Tables

Author: Eileen Regen Larence
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: improve, criminal, records, states, funding, justice, statistics, bureau
Number of Pages: 16
Published: 2009-02
ISBN-10: 1437907733
ISBN-13: 9781437907735

Public safety concerns require that criminal history records and the systems that maintain them be accurate, complete, and accessible. The Dept. of Justiceżs (DoJ) Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) administers the Nat. Criminal History Improve. Program (NCHIP). The goal of the NCHIP grant program is to improve the nation's safety and security by enhancing the quality, completeness, and accessibility of criminal history record info. and by ensuring the nationwide implementation of criminal justice and non-criminal justice background check systems. This report provides info. on grant funds awa

Author: Roger Przybylski
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: information, authority, justice, criminal, issues, illinois, trends
Number of Pages: 241
Published: 1997-05-01
ISBN-10: 078814944X
ISBN-13: 9780788149443

Paints a comprehensive statistical portrait of crime & justice in Illinois, devoted specifically to criminal & juvenile justice & their components -- law enforcement, prosecution, the courts, & corrections. Provides an update on the organization & operation of the justice system & provides an analysis of criminal justice trends into the mid-1990s. Presents information on: the expanding presence of street gangs, the rise of drug use by youth, & the emergence & success of community policing. Special attention is devoted to the juvenile justice system, as well as the various aspects of technology

Author: Weimann, Gunnar J.
Publisher: Amsterdam University Press
Keywords: religion, judicial, practice, politics, nigeria, criminal, law, northern, islamic
Number of Pages: 205
Published: 2010-12-01
ISBN-10: 9056296558
ISBN-13: 9789056296551

In 2000 and 2001, twelve northern states of the Federal Republic of Nigeria introduced Islamic criminal law as one of a number of measures aiming at "reintroducing the shari'a." Immediately after its adoption, defendants were sentenced to death by stoning or to amputation of the hand. Apart from a few well publicised trials, however, the number and nature of cases tried under Islamic criminal law are little known. Based on a sample of trials, the present thesis discusses the introduction of Islamic criminal law and the evolution of judicial practice within the regions historical, cultural, pol

Author: DIANE Publishing Company
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: remain, criminal, debt, system, challenges, made, fine, center, progress, national
Number of Pages: 44
Published: 2004-08-30
ISBN-10: 0788134418
ISBN-13: 9780788134418

Reviews the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts' efforts to centralize criminal debt accounting & reporting within the National Fine Center. This system was expected to automate & centralize debt processing for all 94 judicial districts. This system was to replace the existing fragmented approach for receiving criminal fine payments & alleviate long-standing weaknesses in accounting for, collecting, & reporting on criminal monetary penalties imposed on fed. criminals, such as: fines, restitution, special assessments & reimburs. of costs.
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