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Grey, J. – Osgoode Hall Law Journal, 1979
Clarifies the concept of discretion, demonstrates how far the courts have been willing to tolerate it, and charts some new paths that appear to be opening before those who advocate wide judicial review. Available from the Osgoode Hall Law School, York University, 4700 Keele Street, Downsview, Ontario, Canada, M3J 2R5; $8.00/issue. (Author/IRT)
Descriptors: Administrative Agencies, Agency Role, Court Litigation, Court Role
McClure, John D., III, Comp. – 1979
This bibliography reviews approximately 70 reference materials on criminal justice. Entries are presented in eight categories--dictionaries, indexes and abstracts, professional position papers, working conditions and unions, law and the police, crime, prisons and prisoners, and victimization. Types of publications included under the subject…
Descriptors: Abstracts, Annotated Bibliographies, Correctional Institutions, Criminals
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Vaandering, Dorothy D. – Review of Education, Pedagogy & Cultural Studies, 2013
Creating safe, caring school environments continues to generate ongoing conversation in the media, professional journals, and academic research, especially through the persistent attention given to incidents and impact of bullying on youth. In Canada, several provincial governments have instituted or are debating the implementation of antibullying…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Caring, School Safety, Educational Environment
Center for Civic Education, Calabasas, CA. – 1990
Designed to help high school students, this curriculum guides youngsters to develop a better understanding of difficult issues raised by questions of justice. It is hoped that the ideas, observations, questions, and procedures students learn in the curriculum will help them to make informed decisions about how to promote justice and combat…
Descriptors: Citizen Participation, Citizenship Education, Citizenship Responsibility, High Schools
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Lande, Raymond G. – Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, 1992
Notes that U.S. military policies emphasize humanitarian approach to issue of suicide, yet military law may view suicidal behavior as deviant and may prosecute suicide attempters. Cites convictions of soldiers for attempted and assisted suicides. Reviews recent court decisions and suggests revisions in military law. (Author/NB)
Descriptors: Court Litigation, Crime, Legislation, Military Personnel
Center for Civic Education, Calabasas, CA. – 1990
This teacher's curriculum guide is designed to help high school teachers guide students to develop a better understanding of difficult issues raised by questions of justice. It is hoped that the ideas, observations, questions, and procedures students learn in the curriculum will help them to make informed decisions about how to promote justice and…
Descriptors: Citizen Participation, Citizenship Education, Citizenship Responsibility, High Schools
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Hellum, Frank – Crime and Delinquency, 1979
Following an analysis of the major forces for institutional change confronting the juvenile courts, and a review of recent federal and state responses likely to promote further modifications in the present system, the author discusses a modified system capable of accommodating demands for basic alterations of juvenile justice. (Author)
Descriptors: Change Strategies, Correctional Institutions, Criminal Law, Delinquency
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McMahon, Patricia Pasky – Journal of American College Health, 2008
Objective: The author introduces a template, the Model Policy for the Prevention and Response to Sexual Assault, to assist institutions of higher education to benchmark campus policy compliance with federal laws directed at sexual assault. The author presents a detailed review of policy criteria recommended by the National Institute of Justice.…
Descriptors: Violence, Sexual Harassment, Sexual Abuse, Federal Legislation
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Fuchs, Eckhardt – Prospects: Quarterly Review of Comparative Education, 2015
The article addresses international efforts at child protection, emphasizing the criminal law on juveniles before 1914, and focuses on key international organizations and their various conferences and congresses. Although there was an institutional divide between welfare in general, child protection and youth crime, the organizations covered…
Descriptors: Punishment, Juvenile Justice, Courts, Foreign Countries
Lawrence, Richard – 1998
In the face of an unprecedented increase in school crime and violence, this book addresses school crime as a two-dimensional issue consisting of the problem of crime in schools and the role of schools in preventing delinquency and dealing with delinquent students. This book reviews the theories that attempt to explain the relationships among…
Descriptors: Crime, Dropouts, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education
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
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Guo, Shibao – International Review of Education, 2014
This paper revisits and revisions Education for All (EFA) in the age of global migration with the aim of developing more inclusive approaches towards social justice and equity in education. Drawing on cases of internal and international migration in China and Canada, this paper compares and contrasts policies and practices in the education of…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Migration, Lifelong Learning, Global Approach
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Arisian, Khoren – Urban Review, 1973
Despite the phenomenal growth of abundance during the 1960's, the quality and satisfactions of daily living declined. (DM)
Descriptors: Correctional Rehabilitation, Court Role, Criminology, Government Role
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Ross, Ruth A.; Benson, George C. S. – Crime and Delinquency, 1979
In England and Japan--two other industrialized democracies--the rates of violent crime are much lower than in the United States. Several features of English and Japanese law enforcement and education may explain the lower crime rates in these two nations, such as centralized law enforcement and standardized police training. (Author)
Descriptors: American Culture, Crime, Democracy, Foreign Countries
1977
At many points within the juvenile justice system, there is evidence of differential treatment of male and female juveniles. Nearly 75% of females under 18 who are arrested and incarcerated are charged with status offenses such as disobeying their parents, promiscuity, running away and other acts for which adults cannot be charged and boys…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Community Programs, Correctional Institutions, Females
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