Embracing Reform

Weedon, Joey R.
October 2005
Corrections Today;Oct2005, Vol. 67 Issue 6, p18
Focuses on legislative issues involving reforms in the criminal justice system in the U.S. Factors that influenced correctional institution leaders to propose reforms in the criminal justice system; Establishment of national commissions that aim to investigate issues relating to safety and abuse in correctional systems; Public perception of the criminal justice system.


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