Gang Deterrence: A Legal Analysis of H.R. 1279 With References to S. 155 Metadata

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Title

  • Main Title Gang Deterrence: A Legal Analysis of H.R. 1279 With References to S. 155

Creator

  • Author: Doyle, Charles
    Creator Type: Personal
    Creator Info: Senior Specialist; American Law Division

Publisher

  • Name: Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service.
    Place of Publication: Washington D.C.

Date

  • Creation: 2005-06-09

Language

  • English

Description

  • Content Description: This report examines the Gang Deterrence and Community Protection Act of 2005, H.R. 1279, which as passed by the House, among other things, would dramatically increase the criminal penalties that follow as a consequence of a conviction for violent crimes, including gang offenses. It would expand the instances where juveniles charged with federal crimes of violence can be tried as adults and would authorize the establishment of criminal street gang enforcement teams.
  • Physical Description: 33 Pages.

Subject

  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Gangs
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Criminal justice
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Organized crime

Coverage

  • Place Name: United States

Collection

  • Name: Congressional Research Service Reports
    Code: CRSR

Institution

  • Name: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
    Code: UNTGD

Rights

  • Rights License: pd

Resource Type

  • Report

Format

  • Text

Identifier

  • CRS Report Number: RL32946
  • Accession or Local Control No: RL32946_2005Jun09
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc821518