Title

1994 Federal Crime Bill: An Evaluation of the Past, Present, and Future of Its Impact on the Criminal Justice System

Location

Armstrong Campus, Solms Hall, Room 216, Session 1

Document Type and Release Option

Thesis Presentation (Open Access)

Faculty Mentor

Dr. Laurie Gould

Faculty Mentor Email

LGould@georgiasouthern.edu

Presentation Year

2022

Start Date

29-4-2022 12:50 PM

End Date

29-4-2022 1:50 PM

Description

The 1994 Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act, was signed into law in response to the crack cocaine and crime epidemic of the 1980s. In this thesis, I address the major elements of this bill, the racial, financial, and ethical conflicts that arose thereafter, and the reforms that should be implemented today to correct said conflicts.

Academic Unit

College of Behavioral and Social Sciences

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1994 Federal Crime Bill: An Evaluation of the Past, Present, and Future of Its Impact on the Criminal Justice System

Armstrong Campus, Solms Hall, Room 216, Session 1

The 1994 Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act, was signed into law in response to the crack cocaine and crime epidemic of the 1980s. In this thesis, I address the major elements of this bill, the racial, financial, and ethical conflicts that arose thereafter, and the reforms that should be implemented today to correct said conflicts.