ERIC Number: ED260474
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: N/A
What Changes Are Most Needed in the Procedures Used in the United States Justice System? National Debate Topic for High Schools, 1983-1984, Pursuant to Public Law 88-246. Senate, 98th Congress, 1st Session, Document No. 98-5.
Library of Congress, Washington, DC. Congressional Research Service.
Designed to facilitate research on and the preparation and presentation of arguments for the national debate topic, this manual summarizes the present state of the judiciary and court reform issues. The volume begins with a collection of articles, statements, and reports that present a general background on the justice system and court reform. Subsequent parts are devoted to articles related to each of the three debate propositions: That the United States should (1) adopt uniform rules governing the criminal investigation procedure of all public law enforcement agencies; (2) establish uniform rules governing the procedures of all civil courts of the nation; and (3) establish uniform rules governing the procedures of all criminal courts in the nations. The manual concludes with a guide to information sources and brief bibliographies of selected additional readings and available government publications. (HTH)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Collected Works - General; Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Library of Congress, Washington, DC. Congressional Research Service.