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Eval. of a Multi-Site Demon. for Enhanced Judicial Oversight

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Description of original award (Fiscal Year 1999, $499,954)

Project Summary For 1999-WT-VX-K005 S-3

The proposed project will continue the evaluation of the multi-site, multi-year demonstration of Enhanced Judicial Oversight (EJO), an intensive, court-based approach to managing domestic violence cases. The goal of the evaluation is to determine whether strong judicial oversight of domestic violence offenders, together with extensive graduated sanctions for offenders and comprehensive services for victims, will reduce recidivism, increase the defendant's and system's accountability, and enhance victim safety. The project will use qualitative and quantitative research methods, including practitioner interviews, interviews with victims and offenders, court observations, case file review, documentation of victim services provided and defendant compliance with court orders, and pre-post analysis of case outcomes and recidivism for a sample of defendants at each site.


Date Created: September 29, 1999