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Metropolitan Criminal Justice Center Records

Identifier: UA 259

Scope and Contents

This collection contains reports and booklets of the Metropolitan Criminal Justice Center at the College of William and Mary's Marshall-Wythe School of Law.  The records include an interim report of the Center, a survey of citizen opinions on crime, and booklets on the following topics: A Comparative Analysis of Police Organizations; Deferrence of Crime: A Reformulation of Chambliss' Typology of Deferrence; The Deferrent Effects of Sanctions; Discretion of Law Enforcement Officials; Juvenile Court Intake; On the Measurement of Social Role Adaptation in the Prison Community; Pilot City Project; Sanctions and Social Control; Sociological Perspective on Public Support for Capital Punishment; and Student Drug Use.


  • 1973-1974
  • Majority of material found in 1973-1974


Language of Materials


Conditions Governing Access:

The collection is open to all researchers. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, such as the Virginia Public Records Act (Code of Virginia. § 42.1-76-91); and the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (Code of Virginia § 2.2-3705.5). Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. If sensitive material is found in this collection, please contact a staff member immediately. The disclosure of personally identifiable information pertaining to a living individual may have legal consequences for which the College of William and Mary assumes no responsibility.

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Before publishing quotations or excerpts from any materials, permission must be obtained from the Special Collections Research Center, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library

Historical Note:

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Custodial History:

This collection was previously part of the University Archives Publications Collection.
Guide to the Metropolitan Criminal Justice Center Records
Finding Aid Authors: Special Collections Staff.
Language of description
The collection description/finding aid is written in English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository