Wayne N. Welsh, Philip W. Harris's Criminal Justice Policy and Planning, Third Edition PDF

By Wayne N. Welsh, Philip W. Harris

ISBN-10: 1593455089

ISBN-13: 9781593455088

Acquaints readers with medical thoughts and a seven-stage framework for interpreting felony justice difficulties and constructing strategies. It explains some great benefits of "planned switch" utilizing numerous case stories to demonstrate compatible making plans strategies in addition to the pitfalls that may be kept away from by means of enforcing such techniques.Chapters are more advantageous with outlines, figures, tables, examples, dialogue questions and case studies.Appendix contains a seven-stage list for application and coverage making plans.

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Swartz (2003). Community Justice. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth. D. (1981). Fatal Remedies. New York: Plenum. C HAPTER 2 Analyzing the Problem CHAPTER OUTLINE ¼ Document the need for change. Collect and analyze data to define what the problem is, where it is, how big it is, and who is affected by it. What evidence of the problem exists? ¼ Describe the history of the problem. How long has the problem existed? How has it changed over time? ¼ Examine potential causes of the problem. What causes the problem?

6 Another reason is that the laws were narrowly written, making them difficult to apply. Plea bargaining and charge bargaining became increasingly common methods for circumventing three-strikes laws. S. Everingham, E. F. Abrahamse, N. Merritt, and J. Chiesa (1998). Three Strikes Revisited: An Early Assessment of Implementation and Effects (NCJ 194106). S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, National Institute of Justice. Ibid, note 4. Ibid, note 4. 1, continued The criminal courts typically rely on a high rate of guilty pleas to speed case processing and avoid logjams.

3 below). Dramatic, violent, well-publicized events often raise awareness of a problem, as did riots at New York’s Attica prison in September of 1971, which resulted in enormous damages and the deaths of 32 inmates and 11 guards. S. 14 One useful technique for summarizing the history of responses to a problem is to construct a “critical incidents” list: a chronology of specific events explaining how a problem was recognized as such and how a specific type of intervention has developed. 3 A Critical Incidents List: Reducing Disproportionate Minority Confinement (DMC) in Juvenile Justice Here is a “critical incidents” list specifying major historical events and mile15 stones in an important national policy initiative.

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