Principal Investigator(s): Miethe, Terance D.; McCorkle, Richard C.
Summary: In response to several high profile, violent crimes by minority males, which were reported by law enforcement officials as being gang-related, Nevada lawmakers enacted an array of anti-gang legislation, much of it drafted by law enforcement personnel. This study attempted to provide answers to the following research questions: (1) How often and under what specific conditions were the various anti-gang statutes used in the prosecution of gang members? (2) How had the passage of anti-gang s... (view full summary)
Persistent URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR02753.v1
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