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Number 17532
Subject Criminal Justice System
Source WLS-TV (Chicago)
State IL
Year 2000
Publication Date April 27 - 28 and May 4, 2000
Summary The ABC 7 I-Team found that "every day in U.S. criminal courts, defendants are sentenced to home confinement. The public presumes that the criminals are actually following the court order by staying at home. But our investigation found that even the U.S. Probation Department, which administers home confinement, believes the system is ripe for abuse."
Category Contest Entry
Pages 19
Keywords TAPE;TRANSCRIPT;house arrest;crime;criminals;probation;U.S. Probation Department
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