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US Department of Education, 2004
Every year, millions of high school graduates seek ways to finance the rising costs of a college education, at times falling prey to scholarship and financial aid scams. To help students and their families, on November 5, 2000, Congress passed the College Scholarship Fraud Prevention Act of 2000 (Act) to establish stricter sentencing guidelines…
Descriptors: High School Graduates, College Bound Students, Paying for College, Student Financial Aid
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Yell, Mitchell L. – Preventing School Failure, 1996
This article reviews federal and state legal mandates to report child abuse. It addresses the issue of immunity from civil suit and criminal prosecution for reporting suspected child abuse or neglect, along with the criminal prosecution that may result if suspected child abuse or neglect is not reported. (CR)
Descriptors: Child Abuse, Child Neglect, Compliance (Legal), Disclosure
Tenney, Charles W., Jr. – 1971
In 1966 the Office of Law Enforcement Assistance undertook to encourage higher education for law enforcement through a series of curriculum development grants to 2- and 4-year institutions throughout the nation. Altogether, 28 colleges and universities received 48 grants totalling nearly $1 million. First priority was given to schools in states…
Descriptors: Criminology, Higher Education, Law Enforcement, Legal Education
Gordon, Steven D. – West's Education Law Quarterly, 1992
Reviews legal and practical aspects of a university's potential liability for fraud, waste, and abuse. Discusses the array of criminal, civil, and administrative sanctions that may be imposed on grantees who engage in fraudulent practices. (84 references) (MLF)
Descriptors: Compliance (Legal), Federal Aid, Federal Regulation, Financial Audits
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
Florida State Board of Community Colleges, Tallahassee. – 1996
This report presents results from the Florida State Board of Community Colleges' review of Criminal Justice programs. A preface indicates that concerns related to crime in the state provided the impetus for the review and that it focused on issues related to curricula, funding and costs, labor demand and employment requirements, and labor supply.…
Descriptors: Basic Skills, Community Colleges, Correctional Institutions, Correctional Rehabilitation
Simpson, Antony E. – 1979
The development of minimum standards in higher education through the evolution of accreditation in specialized disciplines, and standard setting in criminology and criminal justice education are examined. The very different experiences with the concept of accreditation encountered in the fields of public administration and law are considered. Law…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Accreditation (Institutions), Accrediting Agencies, Criminology
Haskins, Jimmy R.; Friel, Charles M. – 1973
This historical review of theories on criminality and mental retardation is part of Project CAMIO (Correctional Administration and the Mentally Incompetent Offender), a Texas study to determine the incidence of criminal incarceration of the mentally retarded (MR) and to identify laws, procedures, and practices which affect the prosecution and…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Adults, Attitudes, Civil Liberties
Florida State Dept. of Education, Tallahassee. Div. of Vocational, Adult, and Community Education. – 1985
This instructor guide together with a student guide comprise a set of curriculum materials on the criminal justice system. The instructor guide is a resource for planning and managing individualized, competency-based instruction in six major subject areas or blocks, which are further broken down into several units with some units having several…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Community Relations, Competency Based Education, Correctional Rehabilitation
Namurois, Albert – EBU Review, 1975
A discussion of a case whereby substantial damages, if not criminal proceedings, will sanction, according to circumstances, both television organizations and those who in certain conditions distribute their programs by wire or communicate them to the public. (Author/HB)
Descriptors: Broadcast Television, Copyrights, Laws, Legislation
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Dodge, Timothy – RSR: Reference Services Review, 1998
Evaluates 15 criminal justice Web sites that have been selected according to the following criteria: authority, currency, purpose, objectivity, and potential usefulness to researchers. The sites provide narrative and statistical information concerning crime, law enforcement, the judicial system, and corrections. Searching techniques are also…
Descriptors: Correctional Rehabilitation, Courts, Crime, Evaluation Criteria
US Department of Education, 2005
Every year, millions of high school graduates seek ways to finance the rising costs of a college education, at times falling prey to scholarship and financial aid scams. To help students and their families, on November 5, 2000, Congress passed the College Scholarship Fraud Prevention Act of 2000 (Act) to establish stricter sentencing guidelines…
Descriptors: Consumer Education, Databases, Internet, Student Financial Aid
Kramer, Ronald C. – 1979
The major objective of the labeling perspective and conflict/power approaches to teaching college level criminology is to increase student understanding of crime as a sociological phenomenon. The labeling perspective maintains that the way in which criminology concepts are defined influences the kinds of questions and issues which are focused…
Descriptors: Concept Formation, Concept Teaching, Course Descriptions, Crime
Schroeder, Oliver, Jr. – 1977
The place and function of forensic sciences personnel in American criminal law and court procedure, and the criteria used by criminal trial judges and lawyers to assess the value of forensic sciences personnel were investigated. Federal, state, Virgin Island, and Puerto Rican laws were examined, and a search of the medical and legal literature…
Descriptors: Behavioral Sciences, Consultants, Courts, Criminal Law
Lumb, Richard C.; Alm, Mary – 1986
This report outlines three new curriculum models for criminal justice developed as part of the North Carolina Community College System's Curriculum Improvement Project (CIP): the "Generalist"; "Generalist-with-Options" for a Law Enforcement Specialty, Corrections Specialty, or Protective Services Specialty; and "Generalist…
Descriptors: College Curriculum, Community Colleges, Criminal Law, Criminology
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