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Message ID: 8033
Date: 2009-01-22

Author:Christine Deyss

Subject:Re: CAPTA 1974 and 1978

Try checking the Child Welfare Information Gateway, particularly a

page About CAPTA



http://www.childwelfare.gov/pubs/factsheets/about.cfm



Christine Deyss

Prevent Child Abuse New York







>I am doing a piece on the victim's rights movement in the 1970's. I

>would like to include a description of CAPTA as it was originally

>passed in 1974, and amended in 1978. The only materials I can find

>at my university (no law school here) are the on-line services that

>link to the current, much amended CAPTA. Can anyone provide me with

>something that tells me the original provisions? I would especially

>appreciate knowing the major changes over time. It's my impression

>that the amended versions lean to more and more involvement of the

>criminal justice system in abuse cases, but I'd like confirmation

>one way or another.

>

>Thank you!

>

>

>Joan Crowley

>New Mexico State University

>Department of Criminal Justice

>MSC 3487

>P. O. Box 30001

>Las Cruces, NM 88003-8001







Try checking the Child Welfare Information Gateway, particularly a

page About CAPTA



http://www.childwelfare.gov/pubs/factsheets/about.cfm



Christine Deyss

Prevent Child Abuse New York







>I am doing a piece on the victim's rights movement in the 1970's. I

>would like to include a description of CAPTA as it was originally

>passed in 1974, and amended in 1978. The only materials I can find

>at my university (no law school here) are the on-line services that

>link to the current, much amended CAPTA. Can anyone provide me with

>something that tells me the original provisions? I would especially

>appreciate knowing the major changes over time. It's my impression

>that the amended versions lean to more and more involvement of the

>criminal justice system in abuse cases, but I'd like confirmation

>one way or another.

>

>Thank you!

>

>

>Joan Crowley

>New Mexico State University

>Department of Criminal Justice

>MSC 3487

>P. O. Box 30001

>Las Cruces, NM 88003-8001