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TUESDAY, JULY 18, 2000202/307-0703

COMPREHENSIVE VOLUMES EXAMINE THE CURRENT STATE OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE KNOWLEDGE

WASHINGTON, D.C. - In conjunction with the Annual Conference on Criminal Justice Research and Evaluation, the Justice Department's National Institute of Justice (NIJ) released a set of essays that look at the progress of the nation's criminal justice system over the last 50 years.

The four volumes each contain 10 essays that explore:

Essays from the Criminal Justice 2000 volumes are available on NIJ's Web site at www.ojp.usdoj.gov/nij. NIJ, the Justice Department's primary research and evaluation arm, supports research, evaluation, and demonstration programs, the development of technology, and both national and international information dissemination. www.ojp.usdoj.gov/nij Information about the other Office of Justice Programs (OJP) bureaus and offices is available at www.ojp.usdoj.gov. Further information about the Annual Criminal Justice Research and Evaluation Conference can be found at www.nijpcs.org/upcoming.htm. Media should contact OJP's Office of Congressional and Public Affairs at 202/307-0703.

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