TITLE

The Senate Judiciary's Abominable Crime Bill

AUTHOR(S)
Bickel, Alexander M.
PUB. DATE
May 1968
SOURCE
New Republic;5/25/68, Vol. 158 Issue 21, p13
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the recent debate in the U.S. House on an Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets bill. Report that the bill has been so mangled by the Senate Judiciary Committee as to be an abomination; Details of provisions in the bill regarding law enforcement agencies; Proposals for the support and encouragement to riot control arrangement by establishing special law enforcement units; Flaws in grant-in-aid programs; Discussion of Section of the bill which forbids the federal government to require a police department to eliminate racial imbalance; Report that Senator of Massachusetts has filed an amendment to eliminate the offending the Section which offers guidelines for the adoption of a quota system for racial balance.
ACCESSION #
10362460

 

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