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Legislative proposals about crime and criminal justice

Glen A. Kercher

Legislative proposals about crime and criminal justice

special edition of the Texas crime poll, 1980

by Glen A. Kercher

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Published by Survey Research Program, Texas Criminal Justice Center, Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, Tex .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Texas,
  • Texas.
    • Subjects:
    • Criminal justice, Administration of -- Texas -- Public opinion.,
    • Public opinion -- Texas.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesTexas crime poll.
      StatementGlen A. Kercher, Charles R. Jeffords, R. Thomas Dull.
      ContributionsJeffords, Charles R., Dull, R. Thomas.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKFT1762.Z9 K47 1981
      The Physical Object
      Pagination61 p. ;
      Number of Pages61
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3925322M
      LC Control Number81623109

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      For the first time in two decades, much of the news media coverage of criminal justice in a national election year focused on politics. Crime issues were prominent in both of Bill Clinton’s. Insofar as this analysis is concerned with criminal justice policy in the Clinton era and how it departs from, or simply extends, the policies of the Reagan-Bush years, the focus will be on the congressional crime debate of and , which spanned.

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