Articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.
for Popular Government Vol. 40 Issue 2, Fall 1974
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Clarke provides statistics, rates, and trends for the most common crimes in North Carolina: burglary, larceny, assault, and robbery.
The traditional way of handling someone who has committed a crime is to place them under arrest and either release him on money bail or keep him in jail until trial. It is being suggested that some of these people not be incarcerated at all. This article examines the alternatives to imprisonment and how changes are effecting current law in North Carolina.
Parole in North Carolina is the release of a prison inmate after a portion of their sentence has been served. Justification for parole lies in the probability that the offender has been rehabilitated. The concept of parole has undergone much change and some outspoken critics have questioned the effectiveness of the parole system.
Almost a decade has passed since the Judicial Department Act of 1965 capped a ten-year effort to establish a unified court system in North Carolina. Montague evaluates the strides made in the administration of justice under the new system.
Kautzky discusses the development of the prison system in North Carolina and issues of policy it faces as we come into an era of revision that focuses on rehabilitation.