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active additional analysis appears appropriate arraignment assigned attendance attitudes attorneys average changes Chapter charges closed compared comparison comparison judges conference procedure control groups counsel court courtroom criminal criminal justice Dade County decision defendant differences direction discussion disposition dropped effects ence evaluation expected experience explained extent facts ference findings further given greater groups guilty held implementation included indicate interviews involved issues judicial jurisdiction lay participation lay parties less mean measure method negotiations non-conference observer occurred offense Office pattern percent person plea police positive possible practices presented pretreatment pretrial settlement conference prior problems professional proportion Prosecutor question reached recommendations record relatively reported respondents result role sample satisfaction scale scheduled score selected sentence settle severity shows significant significantly similar staff statistically suggest summary Table test judges tion treatment conditions trial victims
Page ii - US Department of Justice Law Enforcement Assistance Administration National Institute of Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice Mv S\ Law Enforcement Assistance Administration Henry S.
Page viii - This study reports on the implementation in Dade County, Florida, of a proposal to involve, on a voluntary basis, victims, defendants, and police in a judicial plea negotiation conference. The study was supported by a grant from the National Institute of Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice of the Law Enforcement Assistance Administration, US Dept. of Justice. Parts 1-3, Defendants, Victims, and Police files, consist of questionnaires given to victims, defendants, and police.
Page 136 - David Easton, A Systems Analysis of Political Life (New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1965) (hereafter, Systems Analysis).
Page 135 - Trial," 82 Yale Law Journal 216. WILLIAMS, Kristen M. ( 1976) "The Effects of Victim Characteristics on the Disposition of Violent Crimes,
Page 136 - Donald T. Campbell and Donald W. Fiske, "Convergent and Discriminant Validation by the Multitrait-Multimethod Matrix," Psychological Bulletin, 56 (March, 1959).
Page xvii - They usually included at least one lay party although the attendance rates for victim and police officer were quite low. The change in the structure reduced the time involved in processing cases by lowering the information and decision-making costs to the judges and attorneys. No significant changes in the settlement rate or in the imposition of criminal sanctions were observed.
Page viii - POCA project got underway, sponsored by the Center for Studies in Criminal Justice of the University of Chicago Law School and supported by the National Institutes of Mental Health and the Federal Judicial Center.
Page 169 - Subjects," by Dr. Novell Morris and Mr. Michael Mills of the Center for Studies in Criminal Justice of the University of Chicago Law School ' : the very recent reiwrt of the Fordham-Yale 1'rison Research Group entitled.