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Austin, Gregory A., Ed.; Lettieri, Dan J., Ed. – 1976
This volume of abstracts of major research and theoretical studies dealing with the relationship between drug use, criminal behavior and the law is concerned with criminal acts other than the possession of, or trafficking in, illicit drugs. Included are 107 selected studies categorized into seven major topic areas: Reviews and Theories, Drug Use…
Descriptors: Crime, Delinquency, Drug Abuse, Drug Therapy
Callahan, W. Thomas; Knoblauch, Richard L. – 1973
The objective of this study is to provide local law enforcement agencies with guidelines for the collection and dissemination of elements of information required for sound decision making in response to the threat or actual initiation of collective violence. Informal, semi-structured interviews in fourteen selected cities and six State police…
Descriptors: Antisocial Behavior, Community Relations, Crime, Group Behavior
Callahan, W. Thomas; Knoblauch, Richard L. – 1973
The objective of this study is to provide local law enforcement agencies with guidelines for the collection and dissemination of elements of information required for sound decision making in response to the threat or actual initiation of collective violence. Informal, semi-structured interviews in fourteen selected cities and six State police…
Descriptors: Antisocial Behavior, Community Relations, Crime, Group Behavior
Callahan, W. Thomas; Knoblauch, Richard L. – 1973
The objective of this study is to provide local law enforcement agencies with guidelines for the collection and dissemination of elements of information required for sound decision making in response to the threat or actual initiation of collective violence. Informal, semi-structured interviews in fourteen selected cities and six State police…
Descriptors: Antisocial Behavior, Community Relations, Crime, Group Behavior
Callahan, W. Thomas; Knoblauch, Richard L. – 1973
The objective of this study is to provide local law enforcement agencies with guidelines for the collection and dissemination of elements of information required for sound decision making in response to the threat or actual initiation of collective violence. Informal, semi-structured interviews in fourteen selected cities and six State police…
Descriptors: Antisocial Behavior, Community Relations, Group Behavior, Group Dynamics
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Habibzadeh, Mohammad Ja'far – Educational Research and Reviews, 2006
The Principle of legality of crimes and punishments (nullum crimen, nulla poena sine lege) refers to the fact that an act is not considered a crime and deserves no punishment, unless the Legislator determines and announces the criminal title and its penalty before. The legality principle protects individual security by ensuring basic individual…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Crime, Criminals, Punishment
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Saini, Ruchi – Journal of Comparative and International Higher Education, 2020
Despite having one of the largest and fastest-growing post-secondary sectors in the world, there has been increasing protest against the lack of academic freedom within HEIs in India in the past decade. This research study carries out a comparative analysis of academic freedom within HEIs in India and the U.S., with a specific focus on how the…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Academic Freedom, Censorship, Freedom of Speech
Morn, Frank – 1995
This book reviews the history of academic criminal justice--the studying and teaching of crime, police, law and legal processes, and corrections--from 1870 to the present. The nine chapters have the following titles: (1) "Introduction: Academic Politics and Professionalism, 1870-1930"; (2) "Progressivism and Police Education,…
Descriptors: Correctional Rehabilitation, Crime, Criminal Law, Criminology
Deutschmann, Linda B., Ed.; Wright, Richard A., Ed. – 1984
One of a series of resources for teaching sociology at the postsecondary level, this volume contains syllabi and instructional materials for courses in criminology and criminal justice. Material is divided into four sections. Section 1, innovative approaches to the teaching of criminology, contains four papers which discuss a corrections practicum…
Descriptors: Correctional Rehabilitation, Course Content, Course Descriptions, Crime
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De Jong, Allan R. – Child Abuse & Neglect: The International Journal, 1998
Reviews previous research on the sociolegal impact of medical evaluations for child sexual abuse; offers a recommended menu of research questions, concerning process and outcomes of these evaluations, interviewing techniques, the use of medical evidence in prosecution, and knowledge level of professionals in the criminal and dependency systems.…
Descriptors: Child Abuse, Child Welfare, Criminal Law, Legal Problems
Virginia State General Assembly, Richmond. Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission. – 1999
Virginia has 36 criminal justice training academies, including 10 regional academies. The academies conduct entry-level, inservice, and specialized training for law enforcement officers, jailers, and other criminal justice personnel. In 1998, the Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission (JLARC) was directed to review the quality, consistency,…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Change Strategies, Competence, Competency Based Education
Copenhaver, Beverly J.; And Others – 1972
In 1970, the California State Bar obtained funds from the California Council on Criminal Justice and initiated the Law in a Free Society project. The goal of the six-year project was to develop educational programs for elementary and secondary students, teachers, supervisors, administrators, and community members in an attempt to improve the…
Descriptors: Administrative Organization, Adult Education, Civics, Community Role
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Seave, Paul L. – Evaluation Review, 2006
Laws that prohibit persons under a domestic violence restraining order from purchasing or possessing a firearm are a primary way to keep guns out of the hands of batterers. In July 2005, the California Attorney General's Task Force on the Local Criminal Justice Response to Domestic Violence issued a report called Keeping the Promise: Victim Safety…
Descriptors: Family Violence, Gun Control, State Legislation, State Regulation
Meadows, Robert J. – 1980
Based upon a literature review and interviews with selected criminal justice educators, this critique of criminal justice or police education attempts to explore some of the criticisms being leveled against community college criminal justice education and certain issues and trends related to the field that are becoming evident. To place this…
Descriptors: Associate Degrees, Community Colleges, Criminology, Curriculum Development
Vaughan, Jeanette G. – 1970
This report contains digests of 80 court decisions with legal issues of particular interest to teachers. The material in the compilation comes from judicial decisions published during the 1969 calendar year in the National Reporter System. All but one of the cases are of a civil nature, the exception being an Illinois criminal case in which a…
Descriptors: Collective Bargaining, Contracts, Court Litigation, Injuries
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