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National Council on Crime and Delinquency (NCCD)     View
Details about the programs of this group that "promotes effective, humane, fair, and economically sound solutions to family, community, and justice problems." Provides policy papers and other publications on issues such as drugs, juvenile j ...

How Educational Is Re-Education?     View
This August 2008 article considers the recent functioning of "re-education-through-labor" camps in China. The article notes that "since the re-education-through-labor camps were created in the late 1950s, they have -- at least in theor ...

Reeducation Through Labor in China     View
This 1998 paper describes the Chinese "system of detention and punishment administratively imposed on those who are deemed to have committed minor offenses but are not legally considered criminals. Reeducation through labor ... is not to be conf ...

Laogai: "Reform Through Labor" in China     View
This 2000 article describes "'Laogai,' which translates from Mandarin to mean 'reform through labor,' [and] is the Chinese [criminal] system of labor prison factories, detention centers, and re-education camps." Topics include the three typ ...

The President's DNA Initiative     View
Find details about U.S. government activities promoting the use of DNA evidence in the criminal justice system. Includes links to publications (mostly from government organizations) on DNA topics of interest to the general public, forensic scientists ...

Bail: Getting Out of Jail After an Arrest     View
This article describes the procedures related to bail, "cash or a cash equivalent that an arrested person gives to a court to ensure that he will appear in court when ordered to do so." Describes how bail is set, how bail is posted, and the ...

Innocence Project     View
This nonprofit legal clinic "only handles cases where postconviction DNA testing of evidence can yield conclusive proof of innocence." The site has information on cases and causes of wrongful convictions, legislative trends, and DNA testing ...

The Sentencing Project     View
This organization is "an independent source of criminal justice policy analysis, data and program information for the public and policy-makers [which has] become a national leader in the development of alternative sentencing programs and in the refor ...

National Criminal Justice Association     View
"The National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA) is the Washington, D. C.-based special interest group that represents state, tribal and local governments on crime prevention and crime control issues."

Building Blocks for Youth     View
Informative site on issues relating to juvenile crime and justice. Building Blocks for Youth is a group of children's advocates, law enforcement officials, and others dedicated to protecting and advocating for minority youths involved in the justice ...



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