• Planning Future Administration of Justice
Planning Future Administration of Justice
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Planning Future Administration of Justice

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Collection: American Cities: Law, Survival and the Administration of Justice event recordings

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Physical Audio
Type of Work
1/4 inch audio tape
This audio recording is of one of a series of sessions held at The New School, entitled: "American Cities: Law, Survival and the Administration of Justice." The recording contains the introduction to the session on the future of law and the remarks of the first speaker. Attorney Martin Gallent introduces the topic of the discussion and summarizes important questions raised by the symposium. At 6:47, State University of New York Professor of Law and Criminal Justice Fred Cohen delivers his remarks, in which he discusses the ways in which civil committment laws function in a similar way to criminal law, the criminalization and institutionalization of mental illness and drug addiction, and advocates for incarceration of mentally ill or drug addicted patient only as a last resort and the abolishment of the mental institution system.
December 1 1971
Related people
New School for Social Research (New York, N.Y. : 1919-1997) (producer)
Martin Gallent (moderator)
Fred Cohen (subject)
Planning Future Administ of Justice Tape # 1 Introdution Gallent First speaker Kohn Speed 7.5 IPS (container)
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