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Message ID: 8036
Date: 2009-01-23

Author:NCCPRaol.com

Subject:Re: CAPTA 1974 and 1978

Although I don't think it includes the text of the original legislation, CAPTA can best be understood by reading Barbara Nelson's outstanding history of that legislation, "Making an Issue of Child Abuse," (University of Chicago Press: 1984) Richard Wexler Executive Director National Coalition for Child Protection Reform 53 Skyhill Road (Suite 202) Alexandria VA 22314 703-212-2006 www.nccpr.org In a message dated 1/21/2009 11:16:03 A.M. Eastern Standard Time, jcrowley@nmsu.edu writes: 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 ________________________________ From Wall Street to Main Street and everywhere in between, stay up-to-date with the latest news .

Although I don't think it includes the text of the original legislation, CAPTA can best be understood by reading Barbara Nelson's outstanding history of that legislation, "Making an Issue of Child Abuse," (University of Chicago Press: 1984) Richard Wexler Executive Director National Coalition for Child Protection Reform 53 Skyhill Road (Suite 202) Alexandria VA 22314 703-212-2006 www.nccpr.org In a message dated 1/21/2009 11:16:03 A.M. Eastern Standard Time, jcrowleynmsu.edu writes: 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 ________________________________ From Wall Street to Main Street and everywhere in between, stay up-to-date with the latest news .