TITLE

Thinking about Crime

AUTHOR(S)
Buckley Jr., Wm. F.
PUB. DATE
September 1977
SOURCE
National Review;9/2/1977, Vol. 29 Issue 34, p1012
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article presents advice related to dealing with crime in New York City. A few very intelligent persons have said that it would be splendid if one discovered the causes of crime. However, it is one's absorption with these pursuits that distracts one from coping with crime. More people should be in jails in New York City than are currently in jail. There is a need to build more jails. Those people who are not guilty of violent crimes could be punished in different ways, outside jail. Legal distinctions between children and adults should be removed where there are no parents.
ACCESSION #
6056338

 

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