TITLE

CRIMINAL JUSTICE CONTACTS OF USERS AND SELLERS OF HARD DRUGS IN HARLEM

AUTHOR(S)
Davis, W. Rees
PUB. DATE
March 2000
SOURCE
Albany Law Review;2000, Vol. 63 Issue 3, p877
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Addresses the factors that may influence the probability of criminals and active hard drug users being arrested or imprisoned in their lifetime in Harlem, New York City, New York. Association between life experience with arrest and imprisonment with birth cohorts; Self-reports of criminal activities and justice contacts; Limitations of the sample.
ACCESSION #
3319886

 

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