ERIC Number: ED403507
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994-Oct-5
Reference Count: N/A
Combating Drugs in America: Putting the Drug Strategy into Action. Hearing on Examining the Administration's Drug Strategy and How It Relates to the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act (Public Law 103-322) before the Committee on the Judiciary. United States Senate, One Hundred Third Congress, Second Session.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on the Judiciary.
Following the passage of the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act, a Senate hearing was held to examine whether the prescriptions set forth in the Act could function and how they could be implemented as part of the U.S. government's drug strategy. This transcript of the hearing contains statements (in order) by: Senators Joseph R. Biden and Orrin G. Hatch; Lee P. Brown, Office of National Drug Control Policy; a panel consisting of Robert L. Smith, Department of Public Safety, Tampa, Florida, Robert L. Allen, community activist, Tampa, Claire McCaskill, Kansas City, Missouri county prosecutor and vice president of the National Association of Drug Court Professionals, and John Ratelle, correctional facility warden in San Diego, California; and John P. Walters, Office of National Drug Control Policy. An appendix provides questions from two senators to Lee P. Brown and his responses, questions from Senator Biden to three others present and their responses, and a letter to Senator Biden from a professor of criminal justice. (LSR)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on the Judiciary.