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Brief of Amici Curiae Electronic Privacy Information Center, And 1...

By: David L. Sobel

Excerpt: Amicus the Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) is a public interest research center in Washington, D.C. that was established to focus public attention on emerging civil liberties issues and to protect privacy, the First Amendment, and other constitutional values. EPIC has participated as amicus curiae in numerous privacy cases, including most recently Watchtower Bible and Tract Soc of N.Y., Inc. v. Vill. of Stratton, 536 U.S. 150 (2002). EPIC frequently...

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Sexual Assault of Young Children as Reported to Law Enforcement: V...

By: Howard N. Snyder

Introduction: To law enforcement and the public, sexual assaults, and especially the sexual assaults of young children, are a major social concern. Caretakers worry about such attacks when their children are out of sight. Law enforcement, child protective services, and legislatures work to reduce the incidence of these crimes. However, while a few highly publicized incidents are engraved in the public’s consciousness, there is little empirically-based information on thes...

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Women in Prison

By: Tracy L. Snell

Excerpt: The number of women in State prisons grew 75% from yearend 1986 to yearend 1991, reaching almost 39,000 by June 1991. At that time women were 5.2% of all prisoners, up from 4.7% in 1986. Relying on responses to questions in interviews with a nationally representative sample of State inmates, this report describes those women. It provides details on offenses and criminal histories, and it also depicts the women's personal characteristics and backgrounds.

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Correctional Populations in the United States, 1993

By: Tracy L. Snell

Excerpt: An estimated 4.9 million adults were under some form of correctional supervision in 1993. Nearly three-quarters of these people were on probation or parole. About 2.6% of the U.S. adult resident population were under correctional care or supervision in 1993, up from 1.1% in 1980.

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Correctional Populations in the United States, 1993

By: Tracy L. Snell

Excerpt: This volume resulted from a collaborative effort managed by Tracy L. Snell, statistician, under the supervision of Allen J. Beck. Craig A. Perkins assisted with table and text preparation for the section on jail inmates. Darrell K. Gilliard and Jodi M. Brown collected and prepared the data and tables for probation and parole sections. Craig Perkins and James J. Stephan prepared the section on the 1993 Census of Jails. Coliece Rice provided statistical review. Th...

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Capital Punishment 2001

By: Tracy L. Snell

Excerpt: Fifteen States and the Federal Government executed 66 prisoners during 2001. The number executed was 19 fewer than in 2000. Those executed during 2001 had been under sentence of death an average of 11 years and 10 months, 5 months more than that for inmates executed in 2000.

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Capital Punishment 1999

By: Tracy L. Snell

Excerpt: Twenty States executed 98 prisoners during 1999. The number executed was 30 greater than in 1998 and was the largest annual number since the 105 executed in 1951. The prisoners executed during 1999 had been under sentence of death an average of 11 years and 11 months, 13 months more than that for inmates executed in 1998.

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Capital Punishment 1998

By: Tracy L. Snell

Excerpt: Eighteen States executed 68 prisoners during 19998 .The number executed was 6 fewer than in 1997.

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Capital Punishment 1997

By: Tracy L. Snell

Excerpt: Seventeen States executed 74 prisoners during 1997. The number executed was 29 greater than in 1996 and was the largest annual number since the 76 executed in 1955. The prisoners executed during 1997 had been under sentence of death an average of 11 years and 1 month, 8 months more than that for inmates executed in 1996.

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Capital Punishment 1996

By: Tracy L. Snell

Excerpt: Nineteen States executed 45 prisoners during 1996. The number executed was 11 fewer than in 1995. The prisoners executed during 1996 had been under sentence of death an average of 10 years and 5 months, 9 months less than that for inmates executed in 1995.

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Capital Punishment 1995

By: Tracy L. Snell

Excerpt: Sixteen States executed 56 prisoners during 1995. The number of persons executed was 25 greater than in 1994 and was the largest annual number since the 56 executed during 1960 and the 65 in 1957. The prisoners executed during 1995 had been under sentence of death an average of 11 years and 2 months, about 12 months more than the average for inmates executed the previous year.

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Bureau of Justice Statistics Bulletin

By: Tracy L. Snell

Excerpt: Fourteen States executed 85 prisoners during 2000. The number executed was 13 fewer than in 1999. Those executed during 2000 had been under sentence of death an average of 11 years and 5 months, 6 months less than that for inmates executed in 1999. At yearend 2000, 3,593 prisoners were under sentence of death. California held the largest number on death row (586), followed by Texas (450), Florida, (371), and Pennsylvania (238). Eighteen people were under a Federal death sentence.

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Federal Funds Provided by the U. S. Department of Justice Final Report

By: Government Printing Office

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Excerpt: Document Title - Evaluation of the Safe Streets Now! Approach: Civil Remedies for Drugs, Crime, and Nuisance Problems Author(s): Jan Roehl Ph.D. ; Kristin Guertin MPA Document No.: 194105 Date Received: April 2002 Award Number: 98-IJ-CX-0058 This report has not been published by the U.S. Department of Justice. To provide better customer service, NCJRS has made this Federally funded grant final report available electronically in addition to traditional paper copies.

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Federal Funds Provided by the U. S. Department of Justice Final Report

By: Government Printing Office

Government Reference Publication

Excerpt: Document Title - Wyoming Methamphetamine Treatment Initiative Author(s): Wyoming Office of the Attorney General ; Wyoming Dept of Health and Social Services ; Wyoming Dept of Probation and Parole Document No.: 194103 Date Received: April 2002 Award Number: 99-RT-VX-0056 This report has not been published by the U.S. Department of Justice. To provide better customer service, NCJRS has made this Federally funded grant final report available electronically in addit...

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Federal Funds Provided by the U. S. Department of Justice Final Report

By: Government Printing Office

Government Reference Publication

Excerpt: Document Title - Prosecution Strategies in Domestic Violence Felonies: Anticipating and Meeting Defense Claims, Final Report Author(s): Carolyn C. Hartley ; Roxann Ryan Document No.: 194075 Date Received: April 2002 Award Number: 95-WT-NX-0003 This report has not been published by the U.S. Department of Justice. To provide better customer service, NCJRS has made this Federally funded grant final report available electronically in addition to traditional paper copies.

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Federal Funds Provided by the U. S. Department of Justice Final Report

By: Government Printing Office

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Excerpt: Document Title - Prosecution Strategies in Domestic Violence Felonies: Telling the Story of Domestic Violence, Executive Summary Author(s): Carolyn C. Hartley Ph.D. ; Roxann Ryan J.D. Document No.: 194074 Date Received: April 2002 Award Number: 95-WT-NX-0003 This report has not been published by the U.S. Department of Justice. To provide better customer service, NCJRS has made this Federally funded grant final report available electronically in addition to traditional paper copies.

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Federal Funds Provided by the U. S. Department of Justice Final Report

By: Government Printing Office

Government Reference Publication

Excerpt: Document Title - Trial Strategies in Domestic Violence Felonies Author(s): Carolyn C. Hartley Ph.D. ; Roxann Ryan J.D. Document No.: 194069 Date Received: April 2002 Award Number: 95-WT-NX-0003 This report has not been published by the U.S. Department of Justice. To provide better customer service, NCJRS has made this Federally funded grant final report available electronically in addition to traditional paper copies.

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Federal Funds Provided by the U. S. Department of Justice Final Report

By: Government Printing Office

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Excerpt: Document Title - Social Structure and Homicide in Post-Soviet Russia Author(s): William A. Pridemore Document No.: 194062 Date Received: April 2002 Award Number: 1999-IJ-CX-0009 This report has not been published by the U.S. Department of Justice. To provide better customer service, NCJRS has made this Federally funded grant final report available electronically in addition to traditional paper copies.

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Federal Funds Provided by the U. S. Department of Justice Final Report

By: Government Printing Office

Government Reference Publication

Excerpt: Document Title - Evaluation of the Florida Department of Corrections Residential Substance Abuse Treatment (RSAT) for State Prisoners Program, Final Technical Report Author(s): C. Aaron McNeece Ph.D. Document No.: 194060 Date Received: April 2002 Award Number: 97-RT-VX-K007 This report has not been published by the U.S. Department of Justice. To provide better customer service, NCJRS has made this Federally funded grant final report available electronically in a...

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Federal Funds Provided by the U. S. Department of Justice Final Report

By: Government Printing Office

Government Reference Publication

Excerpt: Document Title - Police-Community Initiatives for Improved Relations in Rural Communities Project Author(s): North Carolina Central University Document No.: 194059 Date Received: April 2002 Award Number: 1993-IJ-CX-K023 This report has not been published by the U.S. Department of Justice. To provide better customer service, NCJRS has made this Federally funded grant final report available electronically in addition to traditional paper copies. Opinions or points...

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