Assessing the Effectiveness of Interventions Designed to Reduce Racial/Ethnic Disparities in the Justice System: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
Emergence of a Abbreviated Criminal Procedure in the Field of Criminal Law (From Policing in Central and Eastern Europe: Dilemmas of Contemporary Criminal Justice, P 453-463, 2004, Gorazd Mesko, et al., eds. -- See NCJ-207973)
NIJ hosted a webinar to discuss under-researched aspects of reentry: expungement of criminal records and the impact of those records. This webinar includes a presentation of ongoing research projects examining the impact of legal aid for expungement and past research projects studying the accuracy and permanency of criminal records and the prevalence of collateral consequences of conviction. A Q&A session will conclude this webinar.
In Search of the Missing Link: Examining Contextual Variation in Federal Charge Bargains Across US District Courts
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.
THE PROSECUTOR AS A FINAL SAFEGUARD AGAINST FALSE CONVICTIONS: HOW PROSECUTORS ASSIST WITH EXONERATION
Court Decision-Making in Domestic Violence Cases: An Analysis of the Case Processing Pipeline in South Carolina
In 2004, the National Institute of Justice created the social science research on forensic sciences (SSRFS) research program to explore the impact of forensic sciences on the criminal justice system and the administration of justice. Much of the early research from the SSRFS program focused on DNA processing and the use of DNA in investigations and prosecutions.