Editor viewpoints: purpose of penal code: to reform

Description:

Editorial written by John J. Herrera suggesting that some of the systemic problems with the Harris County penal code be addressed. Using the issue of Harris County jail overcrowding to illustrate his point, Herrera recommends that the penal code be revised to better screen convicted criminals and expedite criminal cases to move offenders through the system more efficiently.

Creator(s): Herrera, John J.
Location(s): United States - Texas - Harris County
Creation Date: January 1, 1976
Partner(s):
Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
Collection(s):
Texas Cultures Online
John J. Herrera Papers
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Publisher Info:
Publisher Name: Houston Chronicle
Place of Publication: Houston, Texas
Date(s):
  • Creation: January 1, 1976
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Place
United States - Texas - Harris County
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
Description:

Editorial written by John J. Herrera suggesting that some of the systemic problems with the Harris County penal code be addressed. Using the issue of Harris County jail overcrowding to illustrate his point, Herrera recommends that the penal code be revised to better screen convicted criminals and expedite criminal cases to move offenders through the system more efficiently.

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"Letters to the Editor" by John J. Herrera, 1940s-1970s

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1 newspaper clipping ; 40 cm.

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Keyword(s): articles
Source: Houston Chronicle, January 1, 1976, Section 4, Page 11
Partner:
Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
Collection:
Texas Cultures Online
Collection:
John J. Herrera Papers
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: HPLM_MSS160-b1-f08-01
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth248344
Resource Type: Clipping
Format: Text
Citation:
Publication Title: Houston Chronicle
Edition: January 1, 1976
Page Start: 11, Section 4
Page End: 12, Section 4