The Evolving Character of Public Defense: Comparing Criminal Case Processing Effectiveness and Outcomes Across Holistic Public Defense, Traditional Public Defense, and Privately Retained Counsel
Assessing the causes of racial disparities in drug courts: An intersectional approach to eliminating barriers to admittance
Gender-Responsive Intervention for Female Juvenile Offenders: A Quasi-Experimental Outcome Evaluation
This webinar features a discussion of previously published research on the U.S. Supreme Court’s 2005 Booker decision - which effectively transformed the United States Sentencing Guidelines from a mandatory, to an advisory, system. The presentation will address selected research findings from the last 15 years. Individual participants will briefly review their previous research findings with particular attention paid to the analytic methods used.
Validation of the Ohio Youth Assessment System Dispositional Tool (OYAS-DIS): An Examination of Race and Gender Differences
Across the country, child welfare and juvenile justice systems now recognize that youth involved in both systems (i.e., dual system youth) are a vulnerable population who often go unrecognized because of challenges in information-sharing and cross system collaboration. In light of these challenges, national incidence rates of dual system youth are not known.
Role of Drug and Alcohol Abuse in Domestic Violence and Its Treatment: Dade County's Domestic Violence Court Experiment; Final Report
Specialized Domestic Violence Court in South Carolina: An Example of Procedural Justice for Victims and Defendants
Civil Protection Orders: The Benefits and Limitations for Victims of Domestic Violence, Final Report
Perceptions of Drug Court: How Offenders View Ease of Program Completion, Strengths and Weaknesses, and the Impact on Their Lives
This panel will feature NIJ-funded research that has direct, practical implications for the prosecution of elder abuse cases. Panelists will present findings from a study of prosecutors in three states that examined the factors that influenced their decisions to prosecute elder financial abuse cases. The panel will also provide the results from an evaluation of five innovative court-based models that target perpetrators of elder abuse.