ERIC Number: ED224653
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: N/A
A Report from the National Hispanic Conference on Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice. (Washington D.C., July 28-30, 1980).
InterAmerica Research Associates, Washington, DC.
Intended to aid administrators, decision-makers, and the general public in learning about and gaining better understanding of Hispanic concerns, needs, and recommendations regarding justice administration, this document includes the keynote addresses and 15 topic papers presented at the conference which was attended by 91 law enforcement experts. The 15 papers were presented at 5 workshops on police, courts, corrections, juvenile justice, and undocumented workers. Proceedings for each workshop include a summary, three papers presented, formal policy recommendations, and a list of participants. Papers focus on data gaps; revision of legislative, judicial, and administrative policies; impact of national strategies on the national and local level law enforcement and criminal justice systems; psychological testing of incarcerated Hispanics; bilingual programming as a viable alternative in corrections; re-entry and support services for Hispanic offenders; use of physical force by police; police abuse and political spying; self-assessment of police; punishment for Latinos; language barriers in the criminal justice system; impact of the criminal justice system on Hispanics; the juvenile justice system and the at-risk Hispana adolescent and the economically disadvantaged Hispanic youth; alien material witnesses and the law; transition from undocumented to documented by way of the judiciary; immigration law; and the juvenile justice system and the Hispanic community. (NQA)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Bilingual Education, Change Strategies, Correctional Rehabilitation, Courts, Criminal Law, Delinquency Prevention, Employment Opportunities, Females, Hispanic Americans, Illegal Immigrants, Justice, Juvenile Courts, Language Usage, Law Enforcement, Police Action, Police Community Relationship, Policy Formation, Prisoners, Psychological Testing, Punishment, Services, Social Attitudes, Youth Problems
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Law Enforcement Assistance Administration (Dept. of Justice), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: InterAmerica Research Associates, Washington, DC.