Ensuring Domestic Tranquility: Platitudes About Crime

Lewin, Nathan
July 1975
New Republic;7/5/75, Vol. 173 Issue 1/2, p19
Focuses on the plan of U.S. President Gerald R. Ford for controlling crime in the U.S. Situation of crime in the country; Possibility for controlling crime in the U.S.; Role of the courts and the laws in increasing crime; Criticism of President Ford's suggestion to separate violent criminals from the community; Effect of a system of mandatory minimum sentences on criminals convicted of certain violent offenses.


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