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Crime in America; observations on its nature, causes, prevention, and control.

Author: Ramsey Clark
Publisher: New York, Simon and Schuster [1970]
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Clark, Ramsey, 1927-
Crime in America.
New York, Simon and Schuster [1970]
(OCoLC)614508801
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ramsey Clark
ISBN: 0671204076 9780671204075
OCLC Number: 102206
Description: 346 pages 22 cm
Contents: Change and crime --
The many faces of crime --
The crime count: ignorance, myth and fact --
The mother of crime --
Organized crime: the limited empire --
Drugs: when chemistry and anxiety meet --
Guns: the violent killers --
The failing system --
Police: the urgent need to professionalize --
Servants or oppressors? --
Police in times of turbulence --
Courts and prosecutors: breakdown and reform --
Prisons: factories of crime --
The young, the powerless and dissent: new frontiers for the social compact --
Technology: the promise and the peril --
Soldiers, safety and freedom --
The wiretap: destroyer of integrity --
Presumed innocent? bail and preventive detention --
Confessions, the Fifth Amendment and human dignity --
The death penalty and reverence for life --
Epilogue, A passion for justice.
Responsibility: With an introd. by Tom Wicker.

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