TITLE

LEFT TO THEIR OWN DEVICES: SHOULD MANUFACTURERS OF OFFENDER MONITORING EQUIPMENT BE LIABLE FOR DESIGN DEFECT?

AUTHOR(S)
Gable, Robert S.
PUB. DATE
September 2009
SOURCE
Journal of Law, Technology & Policy;Fall2009, Vol. 2009 Issue 2, p333
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on electronic monitoring and its effectiveness as alternative to incarceration. It states that electronic monitoring technology was developed in 1960 to facilitate the rehabilitation of juvenile offenders by activating a relay station to locate them. It discusses the product liability of the technology to urge manufacturers to improve its safety and effectiveness. It notes on the affirmative duty to rehabilitate offenders and the legal issues related to electronic monitoring.
ACCESSION #
47873583

 

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