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disciplinary procedure

Overview page. Subjects: Human Resource Management.

A formal procedure that is established by managers to uphold disciplinary standards. Procedures frequently contain a statement of disciplinary policy and a listing of acceptable and...

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Batman and Robin

Michael F. Armstrong.

in They Wished They Were Honest

June 2012; p ublished online November 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 2083 words.

The Commission was particularly interested in those few police officers who, for one reason or another, had “gotten a bit of a name for themselves.” Of course the Commission was interested...

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Scarman Report.

Letizia Gramaglia.

in Oxford Companion to Black British History

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 923 words.

Following the Brixton disorders of April 1981 the Home Secretary, William Whitelaw, appointed Lord Scarman to undertake an investigation into the causes of the disturbances. The results...

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Imes, Elmer Samuel (1883 - 1941), Physicist

Ronald E. Mickens.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1197 words.

physicist, was born in Memphis, Tennessee, the son of Benjamin A. Imes, a minister, and Elizabeth Wallace. Imes attended school in Oberlin, Ohio, and the Agricultural and Mechanical High...

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Dennis, Walter Decoster (1932 - 2003), Episcopalian Bishop, Educator, Essayist

Edward W. Rodman.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1251 words.

Episcopal bishop, was born Walter Decoster Dennis in Washington, D.C., the son of Walter Decoster Dennis and Helen Louise (maiden name unknown). At an early age the Dennises moved to...

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Criminal Justice

Eric W. Rise.

in Encyclopedia of African American History, 1896 to the Present: From the Age of Segregation to the Twenty-first Century

January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 8286 words.

The history of the criminal justice system has been closely linked to the African American experience in the twentieth century. In the wake of emancipation, southern states turned to the...

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