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Heath, Edwin Dale, Jr.; And Others – 1970
The purpose of this study was to develop a manual on the Texas laws of arrest for use by state and local law enforcement officers. It is not intended to be a legal treatise, although pertinent statutes and court decisions are reviewed and suggestions made for legislative change. A brief history of the laws of arrest is presented, together with a…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Guides, Law Enforcement, Legal Problems
Bard, Morton – 1973
One of the most hazardous assignments police officers face is dealing with family quarrels and disturbances. In 1972, 13 percent of all policemen killed in the line of duty died while responding to disturbance complaints. Despite these dangers, techniques for dealing with such crises are rarely included in police recruit and inservice training…
Descriptors: Crisis Intervention, Educational Programs, Family Problems, Instructional Programs
Eberlein, Larry – Canadian Counsellor, 1978
Sections of the Criminal Code of Canada and related federal legislation are highlighted. Ethical and legal requirements affecting the counseling process, the counselor himself and the client are stressed. The counselor is provided with a factual basis for helping clients and for protecting himself from personal involvement. (EV)
Descriptors: Abortions, Codification, Counselor Training, Criminal Law
Carter, David L.; And Others – 1978
Issues and trends in criminal justice education are discussed in three papers. The first paper, "Issues and Trends in Criminal Justice Education: The Philosophy of Curriculum Development," by J. D. Jamieson, considers the logic underlying the assumptions made by academic generalists and training-oriented practitioners who influence curriculum…
Descriptors: Conflict, Curriculum Development, Educational History, Educational Needs
Curriculum Review, 1979
Reviews 11 series, texts, supplements, kits, and professional references for law instruction, including civil and criminal law, the Bill of Rights, and controversial legal issues: arson, gun control, capital punishment, and euthanasia. While all grade levels are covered, the emphasis is on secondary-level materials. (SJL)
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Book Reviews, Civics, Criminal Law
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Beyer Kendall, Wanda D.; Cheung, Monit – Journal of Child Sexual Abuse, 2004
This article analyzes the civil commitment models for treating sexually violent predators (SVPs) and analyzes recent civil commitment laws. SVPs are commonly defined as sex offenders who are particularly predatory and repetitive in their sexually violent behavior. Data from policy literature, a survey to all states, and a review of law review…
Descriptors: Violence, Sexual Abuse, Criminals, Criminal Law
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Letwin, Alita Zurav – Social Studies Review, 1983
Course outlines and timelines for a junior high school elective, "Youth and the Law," and a senior high school elective, "Criminal and Civil Law," are provided. A sample brochure about a supplementary television series for the junior high course is also included. (SR)
Descriptors: Course Descriptions, Criminal Law, Educational Television, Interdisciplinary Approach
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Larke, Patricia J. – Journal of Law and Education, 1987
Reviews factors considered by courts in judicial decisions concerning teachers involved in criminal offenses relating to alcohol and drug violations, larceny, theft, shoplifting, gambling, and manslaughter. The courts have held that when criminal conduct shows a connection between the offense and the teacher's effectiveness then cause exists for…
Descriptors: Alcoholic Beverages, Antisocial Behavior, Court Litigation, Crime
Belair, Robert R. – 1982
Elected officials, justice professionals, courts and other institutions of our society are contributing to a reevaluation of juvenile justice information policy. The tenet that juveniles who commit crimes are not culpable is being challenged as the public's safety and economic well being is increasingly threatened by children engaged in criminal…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Confidential Records, Confidentiality, Criminal Law
Johnson, Terry L. – ProQuest LLC, 2013
Wrongful criminal convictions have come to the attention of the public and the criminal justice community in recent decades as a result of DNA evidence that has proven innocence after conviction. Research has suggested that as many as 3% to 5% of people currently imprisoned did not, in fact, commit the crimes for which they were convicted. A…
Descriptors: Deception, Crime, Genetics, Law Enforcement
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Robin, Gerald D. – Crime and Delinquency, 1977
Achieving more humane and dignified treatment of rape victims in the arms of the law has been provided by "rape crisis centers." This approach has been significantly aided by successful attempts to modify the basic definition of the crime and to revise the legal elements needed for conviction. (Author)
Descriptors: Females, Justice, Legal Aid, Legal Problems
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Mowen, Thomas J. – Urban Review: Issues and Ideas in Public Education, 2017
The "criminalization" of school discipline has contributed to a number of negative outcomes for students and scholars have noted important racial, ethnic, and class disparities in school punishment. Yet, prior work provides little information in which to understand how the effects of criminalized school punishment may move beyond the…
Descriptors: Discipline Policy, Punishment, Disadvantaged, Law Enforcement
Hubbard, Robert D., Comp.; Horton, David M., Comp. – 1980
The 140-item bibliography highlights available literature on crime and the administration of criminal justice in rural America, published between 1921 and 1979 (primarily in the 1970's). The 31 citations in Chapter 1, "Rural Crime: Nature and Extent," deal with incidence rates, contributing factors, offender studies, and crimes unique to…
Descriptors: Court Doctrine, Court Litigation, Crime, Delinquency
Correctional Services for the Developmentally Disabled, Inc., Chicago, IL. – 1975
Reported are findings from five studies which explored the special problems and needs of the developmentally disabled offender in the Illinois criminal justice system. Introductory information includes a discussion of the problem, goals of the present study, and a review of programs for retarded offenders throughout the U.S. Presented are five…
Descriptors: Cerebral Palsy, Community Organizations, Correctional Institutions, Courts
Acampora, Alfonso P., Ed.; Nebelkopf, Ethan, Ed. – 1986
This document contains seven papers from the ninth World Conference of Therapeutic Communities (TCs) that deal with drug abuse and the criminal justice system. Papers include: (1) "Some Characteristics of the Social Structure & Social Organization of the TCs" (Lewis Yablonsky); (2) "Therapeutics & Incarceration: They Said It…
Descriptors: Confidentiality, Correctional Institutions, Counseling Techniques, Criminal Law
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