A Call to Action: An Analysis and Overview of the United States Criminal Justice System, with Recommendations

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Linda M. Thurston
Third World Press, Jan 1, 1993 - Criminal justice, Administration of - 102 pages
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From the blue ribbon group of the American Friends Service Committee's 1990 National Commission on Crime and Justice, this report addresses the problems associated with incarceration.

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Contents

FOREWORD
1
BACKGROUND OF THE CRISIS
9
ANALYSIS OF CRIME
15
Copyright

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Linda M. Thurston A Call to Action Linda M. Thurston brings to RESIST 30 years experience in peace, social justice and human rights movements. Linda has worked as Fundraising Coordinator at the Brecht Forum, Program Officer at the Funding Exchange and Education and Communications Coordinator at the Center for Constitutional Rights. She served as the Director of Amnesty International's Program to Abolish the Death Penalty and National Director of the American Friends Service Committee Criminal Justice Program. Linda has worked with Critical Resistance in New York and New Orleans and with the campaign to free death-row political prisoner Mumia Abu Jamal. A key part of her work against war, the death penalty and the prison industrial complex is finding ways to make new technologies serve social justice organizing.

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