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American Academy of Political and Social Science.
Reform in administration of justice.
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Emory R Johnson; American Academy of Political and Social Science.
|Description:||vi, 278 pages ; 25 cm.|
|Contents:||pt. 1. Civil: Methods of selecting and retiring judges in a metropolitan district, by A.M. Kales. The recall of decisions, by M. Storey. Constitutional growth through recall of decisions, by D.R. Richberg. The grand jury of the county of New York, by G.H. Putnam. The police and the administration of justice, by G.H. McCaffrey. The use of the pardoning power, by W.W. Smithers. Uniform legislation in the United States, by W.G. Smith. Organization of the bar, by H. Harley. --
pt. 2. Criminal: Crime --
from a statistical viewpoint, by J. Koren. Critique on recording data concerning criminals, by W. Healy. The evolution of our criminal procedure, by S. Scoville, jr. Reform in criminal procedure, by W.E. Mikell. State indemnity for errors of criminal justice, by E.M. Borchard. Chicago court of domestic relations, by W.N. Gemmill. The privilege of the accused to refuse to testify, by H.R. Limburg. Adult probation, by W. Bolster. The juvenile court movement from a lawyer's standpoint, by E. Lindsey. The trend of the juvenile court, by T.D. Eliot. Justice for the immigrant, by F.A. Kellor. The alien in relation to our laws, by G.C. Speranza. The advisability of a public defender, by R.S. Gray. The women's night court in New York city, by F.H. Whitin. The opportunity for women in court administration, by Mary M. Bartelme. --
pt. 3. Foreign practice: A comparison of some of the principles and rules of practice of the American and Canadian courts, by D.W. Amram. Legal procedure in England, by J.L. Griffiths. --
Appendix: Causes for dissatisfaction with the administration of justice in metropolitan districts. Book department. Report of the Board of directors, American academy of political and social science. Index.
|Series Title:||Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, v. 52.|