State of the Union Message to the Congress on Law Enforcement and Drug Abuse Prevention

    Grade Level Score

  • Flesch Kincaid
    12.0
  • Gunning Fog
    16.1
  • Coleman Liau
    12.0
  • SMOG
    12.0
  • ARI
    12.0

    Readability Score

  • Dale Chall
    6.6
  • Sprache
    5.0

    Difficult Words

  • Dale Chall
    6.6
  • Sprache
    5.0

    Statistics

  • Characters
    27,162
  • Sentences
    247
  • Words
    5,477
  • Syllables
    9,276
  • Words Per Sentence
    5,477
  • Syllables Per Word
    1.67

    Topics

  • Law & Government/Public Safety/Crime & Justice
  • Law & Government/Public Safety/Law Enforcement
Richard Nixon
To the Congress of the United States: This sixth message to the Congress on the State of the Union concerns our Federal system of criminal justice. It discusses both the progress we have made in improving that system and the additional steps we must take to consolidate our accomplishments and to further our efforts to achieve a safe, just, and law-abiding society.

    Grade Level Score

  • Flesch Kincaid
    12.0
  • Gunning Fog
    17.0
  • Coleman Liau
    12.0
  • SMOG
    12.0
  • ARI
    12.0

    Readability Score

  • Dale Chall
    6.6
  • Sprache
    5.0

    Difficult Words

  • Dale Chall
    6.6
  • Sprache
    5.0

    Statistics

  • Characters
    299
  • Sentences
    2
  • Words
    63
  • Syllables
    101
  • Words Per Sentence
    63
  • Syllables Per Word
    1.56

    Sentiment

  • VADER
    0.88
  • AFINN
    7.00
  • Harvard IV
    0.08
  • Loughran-McDonald
    0.03

    Topics

  • Law & Government/Government

    Entities

  • the United States
    [Country, City, State]
  • sixth
    [Ordinal Number]
  • Congress
    [Organization]
Richard Nixon
In the period from 1960 to 1968 serious crime in the United States increased by 122 percent according to the FBI's Uniform Crime Index. The rate of increase accelerated each year until it reached a peak of 17 percent in 1968. In 1968 one major public opinion poll showed that Americans considered lawlessness to be the top domestic problem facing the Nation.

    Grade Level Score

  • Flesch Kincaid
    10.4
  • Gunning Fog
    14.1
  • Coleman Liau
    10.0
  • SMOG
    12.0
  • ARI
    9.6

    Readability Score

  • Dale Chall
    6.9
  • Sprache
    5.0

    Difficult Words

  • Dale Chall
    6.9
  • Sprache
    5.0

    Statistics

  • Characters
    272
  • Sentences
    3
  • Words
    62
  • Syllables
    97
  • Words Per Sentence
    62
  • Syllables Per Word
    1.52

    Sentiment

  • VADER
    -0.38
  • AFINN
    -2.00
  • Harvard IV
    -0.03
  • Loughran-McDonald
    -0.07

    Topics

  • Law & Government/Public Safety/Crime & Justice
  • Law & Government/Public Safety/Law Enforcement

    Entities

  • one
    [Cardinal Number]
  • the United States
    [Country, City, State]
  • 1960 to 1968
    [Date]
  • 1968
    [Date]
  • each year
    [Date]
  • Americans
    [Nationality, Political or Religious Group]
  • Uniform
    [Organization]
  • 122 percent
    [Percent]
  • 17 percent
    [Percent]
Richard Nixon
Another poll showed that four out of five Americans believed that "Law and order has broken down in this country." There was a very real fear that crime and violence were becoming a threat to the stability of our society. The decade of the 1960s was characterized in many quarters by a growing sense of permissiveness in America -- as well intentioned as it was poorly reasoned-in which many people were reluctant to take the steps necessary to control crime.

    Grade Level Score

  • Flesch Kincaid
    12.0
  • Gunning Fog
    15.3
  • Coleman Liau
    11.2
  • SMOG
    12.0
  • ARI
    12.0

    Readability Score

  • Dale Chall
    5.8
  • Sprache
    5.0

    Difficult Words

  • Dale Chall
    5.8
  • Sprache
    5.0

    Statistics

  • Characters
    376
  • Sentences
    3
  • Words
    82
  • Syllables
    136
  • Words Per Sentence
    82
  • Syllables Per Word
    1.57

    Sentiment

  • VADER
    -0.97
  • AFINN
    -15.00
  • Harvard IV
    -0.03
  • Loughran-McDonald
    -0.08

    Topics

  • News/Politics

    Entities

  • five
    [Cardinal Number]
  • four
    [Cardinal Number]
  • America
    [Country, City, State]
  • Americans
    [Nationality, Political or Religious Group]
  • Law
    [Person]
Richard Nixon
It is no coincidence that within a few years' time, America experienced a crime wave that threatened to become uncontrollable. This Administration came to office in 1969 with the conviction that the integrity of our free institutions demanded stronger and firmer crime control. I promised that the wave of crime would not be the wave of the future.

    Grade Level Score

  • Flesch Kincaid
    10.7
  • Gunning Fog
    13.3
  • Coleman Liau
    12.0
  • SMOG
    12.0
  • ARI
    11.1

    Readability Score

  • Dale Chall
    6.4
  • Sprache
    4.6

    Difficult Words

  • Dale Chall
    6.4
  • Sprache
    4.6

    Statistics

  • Characters
    282
  • Sentences
    3
  • Words
    58
  • Syllables
    98
  • Words Per Sentence
    58
  • Syllables Per Word
    1.59

    Sentiment

  • VADER
    -0.84
  • AFINN
    -7.00
  • Loughran-McDonald
    -0.06

    Entities

  • America
    [Country, City, State]
  • 1969
    [Date]
Richard Nixon
An all-out attack was mounted against crime in the United States. -- The manpower of Federal enforcement and prosecution agencies was increased. -- New legislation was proposed and passed by the Congress to put teeth into Federal enforcement efforts against organized crime, drug trafficking, and crime in the District of Columbia. -- Federal financial aid to State and local criminal justice systems -- a forerunner of revenue sharing -- was greatly expanded through Administration budgeting and Congressional appropriations, reaching a total of $1.5 billion in the three fiscal years from 1970 through 1972. These steps marked a clear departure from the philosophy which had come to dominate Federal crime fighting efforts, and which had brought America to record-breaking levels of lawlessness.

    Grade Level Score

  • Flesch Kincaid
    12.0
  • Gunning Fog
    17.2
  • Coleman Liau
    12.0
  • SMOG
    12.0
  • ARI
    12.0

    Readability Score

  • Dale Chall
    8.3
  • Sprache
    5.0

    Difficult Words

  • Dale Chall
    8.3
  • Sprache
    5.0

    Statistics

  • Characters
    644
  • Sentences
    5
  • Words
    118
  • Syllables
    218
  • Words Per Sentence
    118
  • Syllables Per Word
    1.77

    Sentiment

  • VADER
    -0.92
  • AFINN
    -13.00
  • Harvard IV
    -0.04
  • Loughran-McDonald
    -0.05

    Topics

  • Law & Government/Public Safety

    Entities

  • America
    [Country, City, State]
  • the District of Columbia
    [Country, City, State]
  • the United States
    [Country, City, State]
  • the three fiscal years from 1970 through 1972
    [Date]
  • $1.5 billion
    [Money]
  • Administration
    [Organization]
  • Congress
    [Organization]
  • Congressional
    [Organization]
  • State
    [Organization]
Richard Nixon
Slowly, we began to bring America back. The effort has been long, slow, and difficult. In spite of the difficulties, we have made dramatic progress. In the last four years the Department of Justice has obtained convictions against more than 2500 organized crime figures, including a number of bosses and under-bosses in major cities across the country.

    Grade Level Score

  • Flesch Kincaid
    8.4
  • Gunning Fog
    9.9
  • Coleman Liau
    12.0
  • SMOG
    11.3
  • ARI
    8.7

    Readability Score

  • Dale Chall
    4.8
  • Sprache
    3.9

    Difficult Words

  • Dale Chall
    4.8
  • Sprache
    3.9

    Statistics

  • Characters
    282
  • Sentences
    4
  • Words
    58
  • Syllables
    101
  • Words Per Sentence
    58
  • Syllables Per Word
    1.55

    Sentiment

  • VADER
    -0.62
  • Loughran-McDonald
    -0.08

    Topics

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Entities

  • more than 2500
    [Cardinal Number]
  • America
    [Country, City, State]
  • the last four years
    [Date]
  • the Department of Justice
    [Organization]
Richard Nixon
The pressure on the underworld is building constantly. Today, the capital of the United States no longer bears the stigma of also being the Nation's crime capital. As a result of decisive reforms in the criminal justice system the serious crime rate has been cut in half in Washington, D.C. From a peak rate of more than 200 serious crimes per day reached during one month in 1969, the figure has been cut by more than half to 93 per day for the latest month of record in 1973. Felony prosecutions have increased from 2100 to 3800, and the time between arrest and trial for felonies has fallen from ten months to less than two.

    Grade Level Score

  • Flesch Kincaid
    8.1
  • Gunning Fog
    11.9
  • Coleman Liau
    8.6
  • SMOG
    12.0
  • ARI
    7.8

    Readability Score

  • Dale Chall
    5.2
  • Sprache
    5.0

    Difficult Words

  • Dale Chall
    5.2
  • Sprache
    5.0

    Statistics

  • Characters
    481
  • Sentences
    6
  • Words
    116
  • Syllables
    164
  • Words Per Sentence
    116
  • Syllables Per Word
    1.37

    Sentiment

  • VADER
    -0.96
  • AFINN
    -20.00
  • Harvard IV
    -0.02
  • Loughran-McDonald
    -0.10

    Topics

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Entities

  • 2100 to 3800
    [Cardinal Number]
  • half
    [Cardinal Number]
  • less than two
    [Cardinal Number]
  • more than 200
    [Cardinal Number]
  • more than half to 93
    [Cardinal Number]
  • Nation's
    [Country, City, State]
  • the United States
    [Country, City, State]
  • Washington
    [Country, City, State]
  • 1969
    [Date]
  • 1973
    [Date]
  • one month
    [Date]
  • ten months
    [Date]
  • the latest month
    [Date]
  • Today
    [Date]
Richard Nixon
Because of the combined efforts of Federal, State, and local agencies, the wave of serious crime in the United States is being brought under control. Latest figures from the FBI's Uniform Crime Index show that serious crime is increasing at the rate of only one percent a year -- the lowest recorded rate since 1960. A majority of cities with over 100,000 population have an actual reduction in crime.

    Grade Level Score

  • Flesch Kincaid
    11.7
  • Gunning Fog
    14.4
  • Coleman Liau
    10.9
  • SMOG
    12.0
  • ARI
    11.4

    Readability Score

  • Dale Chall
    6.6
  • Sprache
    5.0

    Difficult Words

  • Dale Chall
    6.6
  • Sprache
    5.0

    Statistics

  • Characters
    313
  • Sentences
    3
  • Words
    69
  • Syllables
    107
  • Words Per Sentence
    69
  • Syllables Per Word
    1.55

    Sentiment

  • VADER
    -0.94
  • AFINN
    -12.00
  • Harvard IV
    -0.01
  • Loughran-McDonald
    -0.08

    Topics

  • Law & Government/Public Safety/Crime & Justice
  • Law & Government/Public Safety/Law Enforcement

    Entities

  • over 100,000
    [Cardinal Number]
  • the United States
    [Country, City, State]
  • 1960
    [Date]
  • Federal
    [Organization]
  • State
    [Organization]
  • only one percent
    [Percent]
Richard Nixon
These statistics and these indices suggest that our anti-crime program is on the right track. They suggest that we are taking the right measures. They prove that the only way to attack crime in America is the way crime attacks our people -- without pity. Our program is based on this philosophy, and it is working.

    Grade Level Score

  • Flesch Kincaid
    7.1
  • Gunning Fog
    7.7
  • Coleman Liau
    10.6
  • SMOG
    9.0
  • ARI
    6.7

    Readability Score

  • Dale Chall
    4.6
  • Sprache
    3.6

    Difficult Words

  • Dale Chall
    4.6
  • Sprache
    3.6

    Statistics

  • Characters
    251
  • Sentences
    4
  • Words
    56
  • Syllables
    82
  • Words Per Sentence
    56
  • Syllables Per Word
    1.46

    Sentiment

  • VADER
    -0.90
  • AFINN
    -14.00
  • Harvard IV
    -0.04
  • Loughran-McDonald
    -0.05

    Topics

  • Law & Government
  • News

    Entities

  • America
    [Country, City, State]
Richard Nixon
Now we. intend to maintain the momentum we have developed by taking additional steps to further improve law enforcement and to further protect the people of the United States.

    Grade Level Score

  • Flesch Kincaid
    9.6
  • Gunning Fog
    11.3
  • Coleman Liau
    12.0
  • SMOG
    12.0
  • ARI
    9.4

    Readability Score

  • Dale Chall
    4.0
  • Sprache
    3.4

    Difficult Words

  • Dale Chall
    4.0
  • Sprache
    3.4

    Statistics

  • Characters
    145
  • Sentences
    2
  • Words
    29
  • Syllables
    50
  • Words Per Sentence
    29
  • Syllables Per Word
    1.66

    Sentiment

  • VADER
    0.81
  • AFINN
    4.00
  • Harvard IV
    0.03
  • Loughran-McDonald
    0.03

    Entities

  • the United States
    [Country, City, State]
Header
LAW ENFORCEMENT SPECIAL REVENUE SHARING

    Grade Level Score

  • Flesch Kincaid
    12.0
  • Gunning Fog
    2.0
  • Coleman Liau
    12.0
  • SMOG
    11.3
  • ARI
    12.0

    Readability Score

  • Dale Chall
    10.0
  • Sprache
    1.6

    Difficult Words

  • Dale Chall
    10.0
  • Sprache
    1.6

    Statistics

  • Characters
    35
  • Sentences
    1
  • Words
    5
  • Syllables
    12
  • Words Per Sentence
    5
  • Syllables Per Word
    2.2

    Sentiment

  • VADER
    -0.87
  • AFINN
    -7.00
  • Harvard IV
    -0.11
  • Loughran-McDonald
    -0.06
Richard Nixon
Most crime in America does not fall under Federal jurisdiction. Those who serve in the front lines of the battle against crime are the State and local law enforcement authorities.

    Grade Level Score

  • Flesch Kincaid
    8.7
  • Gunning Fog
    10.0
  • Coleman Liau
    12.0
  • SMOG
    12.0
  • ARI
    9.3

    Readability Score

  • Dale Chall
    5.0
  • Sprache
    3.4

    Difficult Words

  • Dale Chall
    5.0
  • Sprache
    3.4

    Statistics

  • Characters
    148
  • Sentences
    2
  • Words
    30
  • Syllables
    51
  • Words Per Sentence
    30
  • Syllables Per Word
    1.57

    Sentiment

  • VADER
    -0.44
  • AFINN
    -3.00
  • Harvard IV
    0.01
  • Loughran-McDonald
    -0.07

    Topics

  • Law & Government/Public Safety/Crime & Justice

    Entities

  • America
    [Country, City, State]
  • State
    [Organization]
Richard Nixon
State and local police are supported in turn by many other elements of the criminal justice system, including prosecuting and defending attorneys, judges, and probation and corrections officers. All these elements need assistance and some need dramatic reform, especially the prison systems. While the Federal Government does not have full jurisdiction in the field of criminal law enforcement, it does have a broad, constitutional responsibility to insure domestic tranquility.

    Grade Level Score

  • Flesch Kincaid
    12.0
  • Gunning Fog
    19.0
  • Coleman Liau
    12.0
  • SMOG
    12.0
  • ARI
    12.0

    Readability Score

  • Dale Chall
    7.5
  • Sprache
    5.0

    Difficult Words

  • Dale Chall
    7.5
  • Sprache
    5.0

    Statistics

  • Characters
    401
  • Sentences
    3
  • Words
    69
  • Syllables
    140
  • Words Per Sentence
    69
  • Syllables Per Word
    1.94

    Sentiment

  • VADER
    0.60
  • AFINN
    3.00
  • Harvard IV
    0.03
  • Loughran-McDonald
    0.02

    Topics

  • Law & Government/Public Safety

    Entities

  • the Federal Government
    [Organization]
Richard Nixon
I intend to meet that responsibility. At my direction, the Law Enforcement Assistance Administration (LEAA) has greatly expanded its efforts to aid in the improvement of State and local criminal justice systems. In the last three years of the previous Administration, Federal grants to State and local law enforcement authorities amounted to only See million.

    Grade Level Score

  • Flesch Kincaid
    12.0
  • Gunning Fog
    14.6
  • Coleman Liau
    12.0
  • SMOG
    12.0
  • ARI
    12.0

    Readability Score

  • Dale Chall
    6.9
  • Sprache
    4.8

    Difficult Words

  • Dale Chall
    6.9
  • Sprache
    4.8

    Statistics

  • Characters
    298
  • Sentences
    3
  • Words
    55
  • Syllables
    99
  • Words Per Sentence
    55
  • Syllables Per Word
    1.85

    Sentiment

  • VADER
    0.65
  • AFINN
    5.00
  • Harvard IV
    0.09
  • Loughran-McDonald
    0.02

    Entities

  • only See million
    [Cardinal Number]
  • the last three years
    [Date]
  • Administration
    [Organization]
  • LEAA
    [Organization]
  • State
    [Organization]
  • the Law Enforcement Assistance Administration
    [Organization]
Richard Nixon
In the first three years of my Administration, this same assistance totaled more than $1.5 billion -- more than 67 times as much. I consider this money to be an investment in justice and safety on our streets, an investment which has been yielding encouraging dividends. But the job has not been completed.

    Grade Level Score

  • Flesch Kincaid
    8.6
  • Gunning Fog
    13.9
  • Coleman Liau
    11.5
  • SMOG
    12.0
  • ARI
    9.1

    Readability Score

  • Dale Chall
    4.5
  • Sprache
    3.7

    Difficult Words

  • Dale Chall
    4.5
  • Sprache
    3.7

    Statistics

  • Characters
    241
  • Sentences
    3
  • Words
    52
  • Syllables
    79
  • Words Per Sentence
    52
  • Syllables Per Word
    1.48

    Sentiment

  • VADER
    0.97
  • AFINN
    10.00
  • Harvard IV
    0.06
  • Loughran-McDonald
    0.04

    Entities

  • more than 67
    [Cardinal Number]
  • the first three years
    [Date]
  • more than $1.5 billion
    [Money]
Richard Nixon
We must now act further to improve the Federal role in the granting of aid for criminal justice. Such improvement can come with the adoption of Special Revenue Sharing for law enforcement. I believe the transition to Special Revenue Sharing for law enforcement will be a relatively easy one. Since its inception, the LEAA has given block grants which allow State and local authorities somewhat greater discretion than does the old-fashioned categorical grant system.

    Grade Level Score

  • Flesch Kincaid
    11.7
  • Gunning Fog
    14.4
  • Coleman Liau
    12.0
  • SMOG
    12.0
  • ARI
    12.0

    Readability Score

  • Dale Chall
    7.0
  • Sprache
    5.0

    Difficult Words

  • Dale Chall
    7.0
  • Sprache
    5.0

    Statistics

  • Characters
    387
  • Sentences
    4
  • Words
    75
  • Syllables
    132
  • Words Per Sentence
    75
  • Syllables Per Word
    1.69

    Sentiment

  • VADER
    0.93
  • AFINN
    2.00
  • Harvard IV
    0.03
  • Loughran-McDonald
    -0.04

    Topics

  • Law & Government

    Entities

  • Federal
    [Organization]
  • LEAA
    [Organization]
  • State
    [Organization]
Richard Nixon
But States and localities still lack both the flexibility and the clear authority they need in spending Federal monies to meet their law enforcement challenges. Under my proposed legislation, block grants, technical assistance grants, manpower development grants, and aid for correctional institutions would be combined into one $680 million Special Revenue Sharing fund which would be distributed to States and local governments on a formula basis.

    Grade Level Score

  • Flesch Kincaid
    12.0
  • Gunning Fog
    19.0
  • Coleman Liau
    12.0
  • SMOG
    12.0
  • ARI
    12.0

    Readability Score

  • Dale Chall
    8.6
  • Sprache
    5.0

    Difficult Words

  • Dale Chall
    8.6
  • Sprache
    5.0

    Statistics

  • Characters
    374
  • Sentences
    2
  • Words
    66
  • Syllables
    125
  • Words Per Sentence
    66
  • Syllables Per Word
    1.85

    Sentiment

  • VADER
    0.68
  • AFINN
    1.00
  • Harvard IV
    0.08
  • Loughran-McDonald
    -0.02

    Entities

  • States
    [Country, City, State]
  • one $680 million
    [Money]
Richard Nixon
This money could be used for improving any area of State and local criminal justice systems. I have repeatedly expressed my conviction that decisions affecting those at State and local levels should be made to the fullest possible extent at State and local levels. This is the guiding principle behind revenue sharing.

    Grade Level Score

  • Flesch Kincaid
    10.9
  • Gunning Fog
    13.9
  • Coleman Liau
    12.0
  • SMOG
    12.0
  • ARI
    11.1

    Readability Score

  • Dale Chall
    6.6
  • Sprache
    4.5

    Difficult Words

  • Dale Chall
    6.6
  • Sprache
    4.5

    Statistics

  • Characters
    264
  • Sentences
    3
  • Words
    52
  • Syllables
    89
  • Words Per Sentence
    52
  • Syllables Per Word
    1.67

    Sentiment

  • AFINN
    -1.00
  • Harvard IV
    0.03
  • Loughran-McDonald
    -0.04

    Entities

  • State
    [Organization]
Richard Nixon
Experience has demonstrated the validity of this approach and I urge that it now be fully applied to the field of law enforcement and criminal justice.

    Grade Level Score

  • Flesch Kincaid
    12.0
  • Gunning Fog
    16.6
  • Coleman Liau
    12.0
  • SMOG
    12.0
  • ARI
    12.0

    Readability Score

  • Dale Chall
    6.8
  • Sprache
    4.7

    Difficult Words

  • Dale Chall
    6.8
  • Sprache
    4.7

    Statistics

  • Characters
    125
  • Sentences
    1
  • Words
    26
  • Syllables
    44
  • Words Per Sentence
    26
  • Syllables Per Word
    1.65

    Sentiment

  • VADER
    0.36

    Topics

  • Law & Government
Header
THE CRIMINAL CODE REFORM ACT

    Grade Level Score

  • Flesch Kincaid
    5.2
  • Gunning Fog
    2.0
  • Coleman Liau
    12.0
  • SMOG
    9.0
  • ARI
    3.7

    Readability Score

  • Dale Chall
    9.7
  • Sprache
    1.5

    Difficult Words

  • Dale Chall
    9.7
  • Sprache
    1.5

    Statistics

  • Characters
    24
  • Sentences
    1
  • Words
    5
  • Syllables
    9
  • Words Per Sentence
    5
  • Syllables Per Word
    1.6

    Sentiment

  • VADER
    -0.93
  • AFINN
    -12.00
  • Harvard IV
    -0.06
  • Loughran-McDonald
    -0.09

    Entities

  • THE CRIMINAL CODE REFORM ACT
    [Law]
Richard Nixon
The Federal criminal laws of the United States date back to 1790 and are based on statutes then pertinent to effective law enforcement.

    Grade Level Score

  • Flesch Kincaid
    11.8
  • Gunning Fog
    16.2
  • Coleman Liau
    11.8
  • SMOG
    12.0
  • ARI
    12.0

    Readability Score

  • Dale Chall
    6.6
  • Sprache
    4.3

    Difficult Words

  • Dale Chall
    6.6
  • Sprache
    4.3

    Statistics

  • Characters
    108
  • Sentences
    1
  • Words
    23
  • Syllables
    38
  • Words Per Sentence
    23
  • Syllables Per Word
    1.57

    Sentiment

  • VADER
    0.36
  • AFINN
    9.00
  • Harvard IV
    0.05
  • Loughran-McDonald
    -0.03

    Topics

  • Law & Government/Legal

    Entities

  • the United States
    [Country, City, State]
  • 1790
    [Date]
Richard Nixon
With the passage of new criminal laws, with the unfolding of new court decisions interpreting those laws, and with the development and growth of our Nation, many of the concepts still reflected in our criminal laws have become inadequate, clumsy, or outmoded. In 1966, the Congress established the National Commission on Reform of the Federal Criminal Laws to analyze and evaluate the criminal Code.

    Grade Level Score

  • Flesch Kincaid
    12.0
  • Gunning Fog
    19.0
  • Coleman Liau
    12.0
  • SMOG
    12.0
  • ARI
    12.0

    Readability Score

  • Dale Chall
    7.8
  • Sprache
    5.0

    Difficult Words

  • Dale Chall
    7.8
  • Sprache
    5.0

    Statistics

  • Characters
    324
  • Sentences
    2
  • Words
    64
  • Syllables
    111
  • Words Per Sentence
    64
  • Syllables Per Word
    1.73

    Sentiment

  • VADER
    -0.87
  • AFINN
    -10.00
  • Harvard IV
    0.03
  • Loughran-McDonald
    -0.05

    Topics

  • Law & Government/Legal

    Entities

  • 1966
    [Date]
  • Congress
    [Organization]
  • the National Commission on Reform of the Federal Criminal Laws
    [Organization]
Richard Nixon
The Commission's final report of January 7, 1971, has been studied and further refined by the Department of Justice, working with the Congress. In some areas this Administration has substantial disagreements with the Commission's recommendations. But we agree fully with the almost universal recognition that modification of the Code is not merely desirable but absolutely imperative.

    Grade Level Score

  • Flesch Kincaid
    12.0
  • Gunning Fog
    13.9
  • Coleman Liau
    12.0
  • SMOG
    12.0
  • ARI
    12.0

    Readability Score

  • Dale Chall
    7.4
  • Sprache
    5.0

    Difficult Words

  • Dale Chall
    7.4
  • Sprache
    5.0

    Statistics

  • Characters
    316
  • Sentences
    3
  • Words
    56
  • Syllables
    109
  • Words Per Sentence
    56
  • Syllables Per Word
    1.96

    Sentiment

  • VADER
    0.00
  • AFINN
    -1.00
  • Harvard IV
    0.16
  • Loughran-McDonald
    -0.06

    Entities

  • Commission's
    [Country, City, State]
  • Commission's
    [Date]
  • January 7, 1971
    [Date]
  • Administration
    [Organization]
  • Congress
    [Organization]
  • the Department of Justice
    [Organization]
Richard Nixon
Accordingly, I will soon submit to the Congress the Criminal Code Reform Act aimed at a comprehensive revision of existing Federal criminal laws. This act will provide a rational, integrated code of Federal criminal law that is workable and responsive to the demands of a modem Nation. The act is divided into three parts: -- 1 -- general provisions and principles, -- 2 -- definitions of Federal offenses, and -- 3 -- provisions for sentencing.

    Grade Level Score

  • Flesch Kincaid
    12.0
  • Gunning Fog
    19.0
  • Coleman Liau
    12.0
  • SMOG
    12.0
  • ARI
    12.0

    Readability Score

  • Dale Chall
    8.2
  • Sprache
    5.0

    Difficult Words

  • Dale Chall
    8.2
  • Sprache
    5.0

    Statistics

  • Characters
    348
  • Sentences
    3
  • Words
    69
  • Syllables
    124
  • Words Per Sentence
    69
  • Syllables Per Word
    1.77

    Sentiment

  • VADER
    0.78
  • AFINN
    3.00
  • Harvard IV
    0.02
  • Loughran-McDonald
    -0.08

    Topics

  • Law & Government/Legal

    Entities

  • 1
    [Cardinal Number]
  • 2
    [Cardinal Number]
  • 3
    [Cardinal Number]
  • three
    [Cardinal Number]
  • the Criminal Code Reform Act
    [Law]
  • Congress
    [Organization]
Richard Nixon
Part 1 of the Code establishes general provisions and principles regarding such matters as Federal criminal jurisdiction, culpability, complicity, and legal defenses, and contains a number of significant innovations. Foremost among these is a more effective test for establishing Federal criminal jurisdiction.

    Grade Level Score

  • Flesch Kincaid
    12.0
  • Gunning Fog
    19.0
  • Coleman Liau
    12.0
  • SMOG
    12.0
  • ARI
    12.0

    Readability Score

  • Dale Chall
    8.6
  • Sprache
    4.8

    Difficult Words

  • Dale Chall
    8.6
  • Sprache
    4.8

    Statistics

  • Characters
    262
  • Sentences
    2
  • Words
    42
  • Syllables
    94
  • Words Per Sentence
    42
  • Syllables Per Word
    2.21

    Sentiment

  • VADER
    0.71
  • AFINN
    2.00
  • Harvard IV
    0.03
  • Loughran-McDonald
    -0.03

    Topics

  • Law & Government

    Entities

  • 1
    [Cardinal Number]
Richard Nixon
Those circumstances giving rise to Federal jurisdiction are clearly delineated in the proposed new Code and the extent of jurisdiction is clearly defined. I am emphatically opposed to encroachment by Federal authorities on State sovereignty, by unnecessarily increasing the areas over which the Federal Government asserts jurisdiction.

    Grade Level Score

  • Flesch Kincaid
    12.0
  • Gunning Fog
    19.0
  • Coleman Liau
    12.0
  • SMOG
    12.0
  • ARI
    12.0

    Readability Score

  • Dale Chall
    8.9
  • Sprache
    5.0

    Difficult Words

  • Dale Chall
    8.9
  • Sprache
    5.0

    Statistics

  • Characters
    286
  • Sentences
    2
  • Words
    47
  • Syllables
    101
  • Words Per Sentence
    47
  • Syllables Per Word
    2.15

    Sentiment

  • VADER
    -0.93
  • AFINN
    -18.00
  • Harvard IV
    -0.07
  • Loughran-McDonald
    -0.09

    Topics

  • Law & Government

    Entities

  • State
    [Organization]
  • the Federal Government
    [Organization]
Richard Nixon
To the contrary, jurisdiction has been relinquished in those areas where the States have demonstrated no genuine need for assistance in protecting their citizens. In those instances where jurisdiction is expanded, care has been taken to limit that expansion to areas of compelling Federal interest which are not adequately dealt with under present law.

    Grade Level Score

  • Flesch Kincaid
    12.0
  • Gunning Fog
    19.0
  • Coleman Liau
    12.0
  • SMOG
    12.0
  • ARI
    12.0

    Readability Score

  • Dale Chall
    6.9
  • Sprache
    5.0

    Difficult Words

  • Dale Chall
    6.9
  • Sprache
    5.0

    Statistics

  • Characters
    295
  • Sentences
    2
  • Words
    54
  • Syllables
    104
  • Words Per Sentence
    54
  • Syllables Per Word
    1.8

    Sentiment

  • VADER
    0.93
  • AFINN
    9.00
  • Harvard IV
    0.13
  • Loughran-McDonald
    0.01

    Entities

  • States
    [Country, City, State]
Richard Nixon
An example of such an instance would be the present law which states that it is a Federal crime to travel in interstate commerce to bribe a witness in a State court proceeding, but it is not a crime to travel in interstate commerce to threaten or intimidate the same witness, though intimidation might even take the form of murdering the witness.

    Grade Level Score

  • Flesch Kincaid
    12.0
  • Gunning Fog
    19.0
  • Coleman Liau
    11.0
  • SMOG
    12.0
  • ARI
    12.0

    Readability Score

  • Dale Chall
    8.2
  • Sprache
    5.0

    Difficult Words

  • Dale Chall
    8.2
  • Sprache
    5.0

    Statistics

  • Characters
    282
  • Sentences
    1
  • Words
    62
  • Syllables
    104
  • Words Per Sentence
    62
  • Syllables Per Word
    1.48

    Sentiment

  • VADER
    -0.81
  • AFINN
    -7.00
  • Harvard IV
    -0.06
  • Loughran-McDonald
    -0.05

    Topics

  • Law & Government/Legal

    Entities

  • State
    [Organization]
Richard Nixon
The Federal interest is the same in each case -- to assist the State in safeguarding the integrity of its judicial processes. In such a case, an extension of Federal jurisdiction is clearly warranted and is provided for under my proposal. The rationalization of jurisdictional bases permits greater clarity of drafting, uniformity of interpretation, and the consolidation of numerous statutes presently applying to basically the same conduct.

    Grade Level Score

  • Flesch Kincaid
    12.0
  • Gunning Fog
    19.0
  • Coleman Liau
    12.0
  • SMOG
    12.0
  • ARI
    12.0

    Readability Score

  • Dale Chall
    8.3
  • Sprache
    5.0

    Difficult Words

  • Dale Chall
    8.3
  • Sprache
    5.0

    Statistics

  • Characters
    368
  • Sentences
    3
  • Words
    66
  • Syllables
    131
  • Words Per Sentence
    66
  • Syllables Per Word
    2.03

    Sentiment

  • VADER
    -0.84
  • AFINN
    -10.00
  • Harvard IV
    -0.06
  • Loughran-McDonald
    -0.07

    Topics

  • Law & Government/Government

    Entities

  • State
    [Organization]
Richard Nixon
For example, title 18 of the criminal Code as presently drawn, lists some 70 theft offenses -- each written in a different fashion to cover the taking of various kinds of property in different jurisdictional situations. In the proposed new Code, these have been reduced to 5 general sections. Almost 80 forgery, counterfeiting, and related offenses have been replaced by only 3 sections.

    Grade Level Score

  • Flesch Kincaid
    12.0
  • Gunning Fog
    19.0
  • Coleman Liau
    12.0
  • SMOG
    12.0
  • ARI
    12.0

    Readability Score

  • Dale Chall
    6.4
  • Sprache
    5.0

    Difficult Words

  • Dale Chall
    6.4
  • Sprache
    5.0

    Statistics

  • Characters
    307
  • Sentences
    3
  • Words
    62
  • Syllables
    107
  • Words Per Sentence
    62
  • Syllables Per Word
    1.74

    Sentiment

  • VADER
    0.17
  • AFINN
    -2.00
  • Harvard IV
    0.13
  • Loughran-McDonald
    -0.07

    Topics

  • Law & Government/Legal

    Entities

  • 18
    [Cardinal Number]
  • 5
    [Cardinal Number]
  • 70
    [Cardinal Number]
  • Almost 80
    [Cardinal Number]
  • only 3
    [Cardinal Number]
Richard Nixon
Over 50 statutes involving perjury and false statements have been reduced to 7 sections. Approximately 70 arson and property destruction offenses have been consolidated into 4 offenses. Similar changes have been made in the Code's treatment of culpability. Instead of 79 undefined terms or combinations of terms presently found in title 18, the Code uses four clearly defined terms.

    Grade Level Score

  • Flesch Kincaid
    10.6
  • Gunning Fog
    15.4
  • Coleman Liau
    12.0
  • SMOG
    12.0
  • ARI
    10.5

    Readability Score

  • Dale Chall
    6.9
  • Sprache
    4.5

    Difficult Words

  • Dale Chall
    6.9
  • Sprache
    4.5

    Statistics

  • Characters
    308
  • Sentences
    4
  • Words
    59
  • Syllables
    108
  • Words Per Sentence
    59
  • Syllables Per Word
    1.73

    Sentiment

  • VADER
    -0.89
  • AFINN
    -5.00
  • Harvard IV
    0.04
  • Loughran-McDonald
    -0.07

    Topics

  • Law & Government/Legal

    Entities

  • 4
    [Cardinal Number]
  • 50
    [Cardinal Number]
  • 7
    [Cardinal Number]
  • 79
    [Cardinal Number]
  • Approximately 70
    [Cardinal Number]
  • four
    [Cardinal Number]
  • Code
    [Title]
Richard Nixon
Another major innovation reflected in Part One is a codification of general defenses available to a defendant. This change permits clarification of areas in which the law is presently confused and, for the first time, provides uniform Federal standards for defense. The most significant feature of this chapter is a codification of the "insanity" defense.

    Grade Level Score

  • Flesch Kincaid
    12.0
  • Gunning Fog
    18.9
  • Coleman Liau
    12.0
  • SMOG
    12.0
  • ARI
    12.0

    Readability Score

  • Dale Chall
    6.3
  • Sprache
    4.8

    Difficult Words

  • Dale Chall
    6.3
  • Sprache
    4.8

    Statistics

  • Characters
    302
  • Sentences
    3
  • Words
    56
  • Syllables
    113
  • Words Per Sentence
    56
  • Syllables Per Word
    1.96

    Sentiment

  • VADER
    -0.70
  • AFINN
    -12.00
  • Loughran-McDonald
    -0.11

    Topics

  • Law & Government/Legal

    Entities

  • One
    [Cardinal Number]
  • first
    [Ordinal Number]
Richard Nixon
At present the test is determined by the courts and varies across the country. The standard has become so vague in some instances that it has led to unconscionable abuse by defendants. My proposed new formulation would provide an insanity defense only if the defendant did not know what he was doing. Under this formulation, which has considerable support in psychiatric and legal circles, the only question considered germane in a murder case, for example, would be whether the defendant knew that he was pulling the trigger of a gun.

    Grade Level Score

  • Flesch Kincaid
    12.0
  • Gunning Fog
    15.7
  • Coleman Liau
    12.0
  • SMOG
    12.0
  • ARI
    12.0

    Readability Score

  • Dale Chall
    5.9
  • Sprache
    5.0

    Difficult Words

  • Dale Chall
    5.9
  • Sprache
    5.0

    Statistics

  • Characters
    438
  • Sentences
    4
  • Words
    90
  • Syllables
    150
  • Words Per Sentence
    90
  • Syllables Per Word
    1.66

    Sentiment

  • VADER
    -0.64
  • AFINN
    -6.00
  • Harvard IV
    -0.03
  • Loughran-McDonald
    -0.07

    Topics

  • Law & Government/Legal
Richard Nixon
Questions such as the existence of a mental disease or defect and whether the defendant requires treatment or deserves imprisonment would be reserved for consideration at the time of sentencing. Part Two of the Code consolidates the definitions of all Federal felonies, as well as certain related Federal offenses of a less serious character.

    Grade Level Score

  • Flesch Kincaid
    12.0
  • Gunning Fog
    19.0
  • Coleman Liau
    12.0
  • SMOG
    12.0
  • ARI
    12.0

    Readability Score

  • Dale Chall
    8.4
  • Sprache
    5.0

    Difficult Words

  • Dale Chall
    8.4
  • Sprache
    5.0

    Statistics

  • Characters
    286
  • Sentences
    2
  • Words
    54
  • Syllables
    100
  • Words Per Sentence
    54
  • Syllables Per Word
    1.8

    Sentiment

  • VADER
    0.83
  • AFINN
    2.00
  • Harvard IV
    0.09
  • Loughran-McDonald
    0.02

    Topics

  • Law & Government/Legal

    Entities

  • Two
    [Cardinal Number]
Richard Nixon
Offenses and, in appropriate instances, specific defenses, are defined in simple, concise terms, and those existing provisions found to be obsolete or unusable have been eliminated -- for example, operating a pirate ship on behalf of a "foreign prince," or detaining a United States carrier pigeon. Loopholes in existing law have been closed -- for example, statutes concerning the theft of union funds, and new offenses have been created where necessary, as in the case of leaders of organized crime.

    Grade Level Score

  • Flesch Kincaid
    12.0
  • Gunning Fog
    19.0
  • Coleman Liau
    12.0
  • SMOG
    12.0
  • ARI
    12.0

    Readability Score

  • Dale Chall
    8.9
  • Sprache
    5.0

    Difficult Words

  • Dale Chall
    8.9
  • Sprache
    5.0

    Statistics

  • Characters
    412
  • Sentences
    2
  • Words
    80
  • Syllables
    151
  • Words Per Sentence
    80
  • Syllables Per Word
    1.79

    Sentiment

  • VADER
    -0.92
  • AFINN
    -9.00
  • Loughran-McDonald
    -0.10

    Entities

  • United States
    [Country, City, State]
Richard Nixon
We have not indulged in changes merely for the sake of changes. Where existing law has proved satisfactory and where existing statutory language has received favorable interpretation by the courts, the law and the operative language have been retained. In other areas, such as pornography, there has been a thorough revision to reassert the Federal interest in protecting our citizens.

    Grade Level Score

  • Flesch Kincaid
    12.0
  • Gunning Fog
    16.7
  • Coleman Liau
    12.0
  • SMOG
    12.0
  • ARI
    12.0

    Readability Score

  • Dale Chall
    6.3
  • Sprache
    5.0

    Difficult Words

  • Dale Chall
    6.3
  • Sprache
    5.0

    Statistics

  • Characters
    320
  • Sentences
    3
  • Words
    60
  • Syllables
    116
  • Words Per Sentence
    60
  • Syllables Per Word
    1.8

    Sentiment

  • VADER
    -0.60
  • AFINN
    -13.00
  • Harvard IV
    -0.05
  • Loughran-McDonald
    -0.06

    Topics

  • Law & Government
Richard Nixon
The reforms set forth in Parts One and Two of the Code would be of little practical consequence without a more realistic approach to those problems which arise in the post-conviction phase of dealing with Federal offenses. For example, the penalty structure prescribed in the present criminal Code is riddled with inconsistencies and inadequacies.

    Grade Level Score

  • Flesch Kincaid
    12.0
  • Gunning Fog
    18.3
  • Coleman Liau
    12.0
  • SMOG
    12.0
  • ARI
    12.0

    Readability Score

  • Dale Chall
    7.4
  • Sprache
    5.0

    Difficult Words

  • Dale Chall
    7.4
  • Sprache
    5.0

    Statistics

  • Characters
    290
  • Sentences
    2
  • Words
    55
  • Syllables
    100
  • Words Per Sentence
    55
  • Syllables Per Word
    1.71

    Sentiment

  • VADER
    0.59
  • Harvard IV
    -0.02
  • Loughran-McDonald
    -0.08

    Entities

  • Two
    [Cardinal Number]
  • Parts One
    [Location]
Richard Nixon
Title 18 alone provides 18 different terms of imprisonment and 14 different fines, often with no discernible relationship between the possible term of imprisonment and the possible levying of a fine. Part Three of the new Code classifies offenses into 8 categories for purposes of assessing and levying imprisonment and fines.

    Grade Level Score

  • Flesch Kincaid
    12.0
  • Gunning Fog
    19.0
  • Coleman Liau
    12.0
  • SMOG
    12.0
  • ARI
    12.0

    Readability Score

  • Dale Chall
    5.6
  • Sprache
    4.9

    Difficult Words

  • Dale Chall
    5.6
  • Sprache
    4.9

    Statistics

  • Characters
    266
  • Sentences
    2
  • Words
    51
  • Syllables
    94
  • Words Per Sentence
    51
  • Syllables Per Word
    1.75

    Sentiment

  • VADER
    -0.88
  • AFINN
    -15.00
  • Harvard IV
    -0.08
  • Loughran-McDonald
    -0.11

    Topics

  • Law & Government/Public Safety/Crime & Justice

    Entities

  • 14
    [Cardinal Number]
  • 18
    [Cardinal Number]
  • 8
    [Cardinal Number]
  • Three
    [Cardinal Number]
Richard Nixon
It brings the present structure into line with current judgments as to the seriousness of various offenses and with the best opinions of penologists as the efficacy of specific penalties. In some instances, more stringent sanctions are provided. For example, sentences for arson are increased from 5 to 15 years.

    Grade Level Score

  • Flesch Kincaid
    11.2
  • Gunning Fog
    17.9
  • Coleman Liau
    12.0
  • SMOG
    12.0
  • ARI
    10.9

    Readability Score

  • Dale Chall
    6.5
  • Sprache
    4.2

    Difficult Words

  • Dale Chall
    6.5
  • Sprache
    4.2

    Statistics

  • Characters
    255
  • Sentences
    3
  • Words
    50
  • Syllables
    84
  • Words Per Sentence
    50
  • Syllables Per Word
    1.72

    Sentiment

  • VADER
    -0.36
  • AFINN
    -10.00
  • Harvard IV
    0.06
  • Loughran-McDonald
    -0.09

    Entities

  • 5 to 15 years
    [Date]
Richard Nixon
In other cases penalties are reduced. For example, impersonating a foreign official carries a three year sentence, as opposed to the 10 year term originally prescribed. To reduce the possibility of unwarranted disparities in sentencing, the Code establishes criteria for the imposition of sentence. At the same time, it provides for parole supervision after all prison sentences, so that even hardened criminals who serve their full prison terms will receive supervision following their release.

    Grade Level Score

  • Flesch Kincaid
    12.0
  • Gunning Fog
    17.1
  • Coleman Liau
    12.0
  • SMOG
    12.0
  • ARI
    12.0

    Readability Score

  • Dale Chall
    6.3
  • Sprache
    5.0

    Difficult Words

  • Dale Chall
    6.3
  • Sprache
    5.0

    Statistics

  • Characters
    411
  • Sentences
    4
  • Words
    74
  • Syllables
    145
  • Words Per Sentence
    74
  • Syllables Per Word
    1.91

    Sentiment

  • VADER
    -0.96
  • AFINN
    -18.00
  • Harvard IV
    -0.05
  • Loughran-McDonald
    -0.14

    Topics

  • Law & Government/Public Safety/Crime & Justice

    Entities

  • 10 year
    [Date]
  • three year
    [Date]
Richard Nixon
There are certain crimes reflecting such a degree of hostility to society that a decent regard for the common welfare requires that a defendant convicted of those crimes be removed from free society. For this reason my proposed new Code provides mandatory minimum prison terms for trafficking in hard narcotics;

    Grade Level Score

  • Flesch Kincaid
    12.0
  • Gunning Fog
    18.8
  • Coleman Liau
    12.0
  • SMOG
    12.0
  • ARI
    12.0

    Readability Score

  • Dale Chall
    8.2
  • Sprache
    5.0

    Difficult Words

  • Dale Chall
    8.2
  • Sprache
    5.0

    Statistics

  • Characters
    260
  • Sentences
    2
  • Words
    50
  • Syllables
    95
  • Words Per Sentence
    50
  • Syllables Per Word
    1.7

    Sentiment

  • VADER
    -0.90
  • AFINN
    -7.00
  • Harvard IV
    0.02
  • Loughran-McDonald
    -0.04

    Topics

  • Law & Government/Legal
  • Law & Government/Public Safety/Crime & Justice
Richard Nixon
It provides mandatory minimum prison terms for persons using dangerous weapons in the execution of a crime; and it provides mandatory minimum prison sentences for those convicted as leaders of organized crime.

    Grade Level Score

  • Flesch Kincaid
    12.0
  • Gunning Fog
    19.0
  • Coleman Liau
    12.0
  • SMOG
    12.0
  • ARI
    12.0

    Readability Score

  • Dale Chall
    8.0
  • Sprache
    5.0

    Difficult Words

  • Dale Chall
    8.0
  • Sprache
    5.0

    Statistics

  • Characters
    176
  • Sentences
    1
  • Words
    32
  • Syllables
    64
  • Words Per Sentence
    32
  • Syllables Per Word
    1.91

    Sentiment

  • VADER
    -0.79
  • AFINN
    -16.00
  • Loughran-McDonald
    -0.07

    Topics

  • Law & Government/Public Safety/Crime & Justice
Richard Nixon
The magnitude of the proposed revision of the Federal criminal Code will require careful detailed consideration by the Congress. I have no doubt this will be time-consuming. There are, however, two provisions in the Code which I feel require immediate enactment. I have thus directed that provisions relating to the death penalty and to heroin trafficking also be transmitted as separate bills in order that the Congress may act more rapidly on these two measures.

    Grade Level Score

  • Flesch Kincaid
    11.5
  • Gunning Fog
    17.1
  • Coleman Liau
    12.0
  • SMOG
    12.0
  • ARI
    11.8

    Readability Score

  • Dale Chall
    6.3
  • Sprache
    5.0

    Difficult Words

  • Dale Chall
    6.3
  • Sprache
    5.0

    Statistics

  • Characters
    383
  • Sentences
    4
  • Words
    76
  • Syllables
    139
  • Words Per Sentence
    76
  • Syllables Per Word
    1.67

    Sentiment

  • VADER
    0.92
  • AFINN
    -1.00
  • Harvard IV
    0.03
  • Loughran-McDonald
    -0.07

    Topics

  • Law & Government/Legal

    Entities

  • two
    [Cardinal Number]
  • Code
    [Law]
  • the Federal criminal Code
    [Law]
  • Congress
    [Organization]
Header
DEATH PENALTY

    Grade Level Score

  • Flesch Kincaid
    8.8
  • Gunning Fog
    0.8
  • Coleman Liau
    12.0
  • SMOG
    9.0
  • ARI
    7.8

    Readability Score

  • Dale Chall
    8.0
  • Sprache
    1.1

    Difficult Words

  • Dale Chall
    8.0
  • Sprache
    1.1

    Statistics

  • Characters
    12
  • Sentences
    1
  • Words
    2
  • Syllables
    4
  • Words Per Sentence
    2
  • Syllables Per Word
    2

    Sentiment

  • VADER
    -0.75
  • AFINN
    -15.00
  • Harvard IV
    -0.03
  • Loughran-McDonald
    -0.05
Richard Nixon
The sharp reduction in the application of the death penalty was a component of the more permissive attitude toward crime in the last decade. I do not contend that the death penalty is a panacea that will cure crime. Crime is the product of a variety of different circumstances -- sometimes social, sometimes psychological -- but it is committed by human beings and at the point of commission it is the product of that individual's motivation.

    Grade Level Score

  • Flesch Kincaid
    12.0
  • Gunning Fog
    19.0
  • Coleman Liau
    12.0
  • SMOG
    12.0
  • ARI
    12.0

    Readability Score

  • Dale Chall
    6.3
  • Sprache
    5.0

    Difficult Words

  • Dale Chall
    6.3
  • Sprache
    5.0

    Statistics

  • Characters
    358
  • Sentences
    3
  • Words
    74
  • Syllables
    128
  • Words Per Sentence
    74
  • Syllables Per Word
    1.72

    Sentiment

  • VADER
    -0.98
  • AFINN
    -20.00
  • Harvard IV
    0.02
  • Loughran-McDonald
    -0.05

    Topics

  • Law & Government/Legal

    Entities

  • the last decade
    [Date]
Richard Nixon
If the incentive not to commit crime is stronger than the incentive to commit it, then logic suggests that crime will be reduced. It is in part the entirely justified feeling of the prospective criminal that he will not suffer for his deed which, in the present circumstances, helps allow those deeds to take place.

    Grade Level Score

  • Flesch Kincaid
    12.0
  • Gunning Fog
    16.1
  • Coleman Liau
    11.6
  • SMOG
    12.0
  • ARI
    12.0

    Readability Score

  • Dale Chall
    6.0
  • Sprache
    5.0

    Difficult Words

  • Dale Chall
    6.0
  • Sprache
    5.0

    Statistics

  • Characters
    256
  • Sentences
    2
  • Words
    55
  • Syllables
    85
  • Words Per Sentence
    55
  • Syllables Per Word
    1.45

    Sentiment

  • VADER
    -0.84
  • AFINN
    -12.00
  • Harvard IV
    0.05
  • Loughran-McDonald
    -0.08
Richard Nixon
Federal crimes are rarely "crimes of passion." Airplane hi-jacking is not done in a blind rage; it has to be carefully planned. The use of incendiary devices and bombs is not a crime of passion, nor is kidnapping; all these must be thought out in advance. At present those who plan these crimes do not have to include in . their deliberations the possibility that they will be put to death for their deeds.

    Grade Level Score

  • Flesch Kincaid
    6.8
  • Gunning Fog
    10.3
  • Coleman Liau
    9.8
  • SMOG
    10.9
  • ARI
    6.6

    Readability Score

  • Dale Chall
    5.3
  • Sprache
    4.2

    Difficult Words

  • Dale Chall
    5.3
  • Sprache
    4.2

    Statistics

  • Characters
    330
  • Sentences
    5
  • Words
    76
  • Syllables
    115
  • Words Per Sentence
    76
  • Syllables Per Word
    1.39

    Sentiment

  • VADER
    -0.95
  • AFINN
    -18.00
  • Harvard IV
    -0.10
  • Loughran-McDonald
    -0.06

    Topics

  • Law & Government/Public Safety/Crime & Justice
  • Sensitive Subjects
Richard Nixon
I believe that in making their plans, they should have to consider the fact that if a death results from their crime, they too may die. Under those conditions, I am confident that the death penalty can be a valuable deterrent. By making the death penalty available, we will provide Federal enforcement authorities with additional leverage to dissuade those individuals who may commit a Federal crime from taking the lives of others in the course of committing that crime.

    Grade Level Score

  • Flesch Kincaid
    12.0
  • Gunning Fog
    18.1
  • Coleman Liau
    12.0
  • SMOG
    12.0
  • ARI
    12.0

    Readability Score

  • Dale Chall
    5.7
  • Sprache
    5.0

    Difficult Words

  • Dale Chall
    5.7
  • Sprache
    5.0

    Statistics

  • Characters
    386
  • Sentences
    3
  • Words
    79
  • Syllables
    135
  • Words Per Sentence
    79
  • Syllables Per Word
    1.62

    Sentiment

  • VADER
    -0.78
  • AFINN
    -2.00
  • Harvard IV
    -0.05
  • Loughran-McDonald
    -0.04

    Topics

  • Law & Government
Richard Nixon
Hard experience has taught us that with due regard for the rights of all -- including the right to life itself we must return to a greater concern with protecting those who might otherwise be the innocent victims of violent crime than with protecting those who have committed those crimes. The society which fails to recognize this as a reasonable ordering of its priorities must inevitably find itself, in time, at the mercy of criminals.

    Grade Level Score

  • Flesch Kincaid
    12.0
  • Gunning Fog
    19.0
  • Coleman Liau
    12.0
  • SMOG
    12.0
  • ARI
    12.0

    Readability Score

  • Dale Chall
    6.5
  • Sprache
    5.0

    Difficult Words

  • Dale Chall
    6.5
  • Sprache
    5.0

    Statistics

  • Characters
    359
  • Sentences
    2
  • Words
    74
  • Syllables
    121
  • Words Per Sentence
    74
  • Syllables Per Word
    1.57

    Sentiment

  • VADER
    0.15
  • Harvard IV
    0.04
  • Loughran-McDonald
    -0.05
Richard Nixon
America was heading in that direction in the last decade, and I believe that we must not risk returning to it again. Accordingly, I am proposing the re-institution of the death penalty for war-related treason, sabotage, and espionage, and for all specifically enumerated crimes under Federal jurisdiction from which death results.

    Grade Level Score

  • Flesch Kincaid
    12.0
  • Gunning Fog
    19.0
  • Coleman Liau
    12.0
  • SMOG
    12.0
  • ARI
    12.0

    Readability Score

  • Dale Chall
    7.3
  • Sprache
    5.0

    Difficult Words

  • Dale Chall
    7.3
  • Sprache
    5.0

    Statistics

  • Characters
    271
  • Sentences
    2
  • Words
    53
  • Syllables
    95
  • Words Per Sentence
    53
  • Syllables Per Word
    1.83

    Sentiment

  • VADER
    -0.97
  • AFINN
    -24.00
  • Harvard IV
    -0.04
  • Loughran-McDonald
    -0.09

    Entities

  • America
    [Country, City, State]
  • the last decade
    [Date]