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  • (The University of New Brunswick, July, 1999).
  • has one-quarter of the world’s prisoners.

Critics argue that the Bill will impede the establishment of such facilities and cost lives.

Many of the allegations involve misconduct against drug users.

The rapid expansion of what some term the U.S.

For example, to see the position of the Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network  (

Annual collection of estimated available state and local records, and other information pursuant to the NICS Improvement Amendments Act of 2007 (Pub. L. 110-180). Estimates are collected of records pertaining to persons prohibited from purchasing or possessing a firearm under the Federal Gun Control Act of 1968, as amended, 18 U.S.C. 921 et. seq.

Bill C-8 was intended to replace Canada's and parts of the .



The National Survey of Youth in Custody (NSYC) is part of BJS's National Prison Rape Statistics Program, which gathers mandated data on the incidence and prevalence of sexual assault in juvenile facilities under the Prison Rape Elimination Act of 2003 as specified in PREA; P.L. 108-79. PREA requires a 10% sample of juvenile facilities to be listed by incidence of sexual assault. Data are collected directly from youth in a private setting using audio computer-assisted self-interview (ACASI) technology with a touchscreen laptop and an audio feed to maximize inmate confidentiality and minimize literacy issues.

 

The Bill would have replaced Canada's and parts of the .



Conducted during 1999-2000, this survey represented the first systematic study of indigent criminal defense services by BJS since the 1980s.



Provides detailed information on the characteristics of persons who had some type of contact with police during the year, including those who contacted the police to report a crime or were pulled over in a traffic stop. The PPCS interviews a nationally representative sample of residents age 16 or older as a supplement to the National Crime Victimization Survey. The survey enables BJS to examine the perceptions of police behavior and response during these encounters.


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Provides national data on publicly operated forensic crime laboratories that perform DNA analyses. Data are collected on personnel, budgets, workloads, equipment, procedures, policies, and data processing. BJS first surveyed forensic crime laboratories in 1998, focusing solely on agencies that performed DNA analysis. The National Institute of Justice (NIJ) funded the 1998 study as part of a DNA Laboratory Improvement Program.

The summary of the report is chilling:


In 2013, the National Survey of Indigent Defense Systems (NSIDS) was designed as a census of all forms of indigent defense  public defender, contract counsel and assigned/appointed counsel  in all fifty states and the District of Columbia.

For a summary of the court of appeal decision, click .


The National Inmate Survey (NIS) is part of BJS's National Prison Rape Statistics Program that gathers mandated data on the incidence of prevalence of sexual assault in correctional facilities under the Prison Rape Elimination Act of 2003 (PREA; P.L. 108-79). Data are collected directly from inmates in a private setting using audio computer-assisted self interview (ACASI) technology with a touch-screen laptop and an audio feed to maximize inmate confidentiality and minimize literacy issues.

24(1) of the Charter of Rights and Freedoms, Mr.


The National Former Prisoner Survey (FPS) is the first Audio-Computer-Assisted Self Interview instrument administered to a sample of former prison inmates on active supervision to gather information on any experiences of sexual assault in the duration of their last incarceration.