This centennial collection of essays and original research studies captures the varied spectrum of philosophies and concerns of the Board and staff of the National Council on Crime and Delinquency (NCCD) over the past century . The criminological experts represented in this volume are renowned for their study and research into the far reaches of this field of study. As a chronicle of the NCCD’s development, editors Barry Krisberg, Susan Marchionna, and Christopher Baird include some of the most groundbreaking material to come out of the workings of this unique American institution.

A Critique of the Model Penal Code Sentencing Proposals

A critique of the model penal code sentencing proposals
Will C.Turnbladh

The effort of the American Law Institute in the drafting of a Model Penal Code is one that deserves the attention not only of the bench and the bar, but of those in the field of criminal correction, and, sooner or later, the leading organizations of the lay community. It is the kind of effort that is made only at rare intervals, and it may well have an impact that will last for generations. All of these factors render critical examination urgent, to ensure that the final product will reflect the best thinking available and conform with the goals of progress.

With this realization, the National Probation and ...

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