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The Rich Pay a Fine, the Poor Go to Jail: A Sociology of the Law, program 459

Title

The Rich Pay a Fine, the Poor Go to Jail: A Sociology of the Law, program 459

Subject

Law and order
Economics
Sociology
Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions

Description

A discussion of possible remedies for the problem of disparities in the legal system in its dealings with lawbreakers of differing economic status. Participants include Warren E. Burger, Sam Dash, Brownlee Hayden, Hallock Hoffman, Walter Schaefer, and Gresham Sykes. June 1968.

Creator

Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions

Source

Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions Collection, 1950-1991 (Mss 18), Department of Special Collections at the University of California, Santa Barbara Library

Date

1968

Rights

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Provenance

Bulk of the collection donated by the Center after it ceased operations at UCSB in 1987. Subsequent donations by Harry S. Ashmore and Otis L. Graham, Jr. , which are found in their respective sections of the Administrators' Files, 1995.

Original Format

Open reel

Duration

27:18:00

Files

Citation

Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions, "The Rich Pay a Fine, the Poor Go to Jail: A Sociology of the Law, program 459," in Digital Collections, Item #5770, http://digital.library.ucsb.edu/items/show/5770 (accessed February 26, 2020).