Leicester WITH THE abolition of imprisonment for civil debt, is it not now appropriate to look at another category of civil prisoner-those who are committed for the non-payment of matrimonial orders'? In 1970, 3,867 such committals occurred. reflecting a consistent increase from 2,854 over the past ten years, whereas in the case of civil debtors a larger consistent decline had taken place in the same period. If we are serious in our attempts to reduce prison populations, whether for humane or economic reasons…
scite is a Brooklyn-based startup that helps researchers better discover and evaluate scientific articles through Smart Citations–citations that display the context of the citation and describe whether the article provides supporting or contrasting evidence. scite is used by researchers from dozens of countries and is funded in part by the National Science Foundation and the National Institute of Drug Abuse of the National Institutes of Health.