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Criminal justice and the elderly

Boston, Guy D.

Criminal justice and the elderly

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by Boston, Guy D.

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Justice, Law enforcement Assistance Administration, National Institute of Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice in [Washington] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Older people -- Crimes against -- United States -- Abstracts.,
    • Older people -- Services for -- United States -- Abstracts.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementcompiled by Guy Boston, Rita Nitzberg, Marjorie Kravitz.
      ContributionsNitzberg, Rita, joint author., Kravitz, Marjorie, joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV6250.4.A34 B67
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 104 p. ;
      Number of Pages104
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4064451M
      LC Control Number79602282

      Although the book primarily deals with minorities in the United States, one chapter is devoted to elder mistreatment in Japan. The book concludes with discussions of the overall impact of elder abuse on minority populations, culturally specific outreach programs, and current knowledge on minority elder abuse. References, tables, and figures. Just as with police officers, many other people involved in the criminal justice system have certain biases toward elderly criminal offenders. The results of research and studies is certainly mixed, although it is clear that in some cases, for good or for bad, age plays some type of role in the way that older offenders get processed and sentenced.

      When the law gets something wrong, it can do so in a way that adversely affects many lives, often profoundly. Specifically, to society's great detriment, the corrections arm of the American criminal justice system appears to have the distribution and administration of punishment exactly backward. We. The book details how the international effort against these undoubted evils has been as counter-productive or inadequate as the American models on which they were based. To take money laundering as an example, the U.K. has been shoulder-to-shoulder with the U.S. in constructing a global anti-laundering regime while shamelessly enabling several.

        Justice Lab is a column that examines the science, social science and technology of criminal justice Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is facing the death penalty or life in prison for the Boston Marathon bombing. But what if, instead, the maximum prison sentence were just 21 years?   But a report from another US Department of Justice agency, the Bureau of Justice Statistics, stated that from to rates of nonfatal violent crime against the elderly increased 27 percent, from to victimizations per 1, persons age 65 or older.


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Criminal justice and the elderly. [Washington]: U.S. Dept. of Justice, Law enforcement Assistance Administration, National Institute of Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice, (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors.

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This broadly-based guide to recent work in the field encompasses references in gerontology, criminology, criminal justice, sociology, psychology, and allied disciplines. Containing over thoroughly annotated citations, it provides access to current knowledge of both the victimization of the elderly and their participation in crime.

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