Scan of the Legal, Policy, and Practice Context and Considerations for Collecting Data on Guardianship Abuse and Fraud
Pretrial Policy Change and Place: Evaluating the Impacts of Maryland's Bail Reform on Crime and Pretrial Outcomes across Courts
Extreme Risk Protection Orders in Washington State and their Impact on Firearm-Related Arrests and Convictions
Incarcerated individuals deserve opportunities for healing and growth, but they often lack the necessary resources for such opportunities. Additionally, organizational cultures that don’t support these outcomes often stand in the way. Researchers and practitioners gathered at NIJ’s 2023 National Research Conference to share ideas and projects that will increase opportunities for incarcerated populations around the country. This show continues their conversation.
Long Term Effects of Drug Court Participation: Evidence From a 15-Year Follow-Up of a Randomized Controlled Trial
Effective Implementation of New Legislation in Crime Control in Bosnia and Herzegovina (From Policing in Central and Eastern Europe: Dilemmas of Contemporary Criminal Justice, P 472-489, 2004, Gorazd Mesko, et al., eds. -- See NCJ-207973)
Crime Initiatives and the "Asteroid Theory" of Direct Democracy in Oregon (From Policing in Central and Eastern Europe: Dilemmas of Contemporary Criminal Justice, P 112-125, 2004, Gorazd Mesko, et al., eds. -- See NCJ-207973)
Efficiency, Timeliness, and Quality: A New Perspective From Nine State Criminal Trial Courts (Full Report)
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.
Digital Evidence in Criminal Cases Before the U.S. Courts of Appeal: Trends and Issues for Consideration
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.
Project Safe Neighborhoods (PSN) is a DOJ-sponsored initiative to reduce violent crime, particularly gun crime, by fostering cooperation by criminal justice agencies and local partners to develop and implement strategic approaches.
Long term effects of drug court participation: evidence from a 15-year follow-up of a randomized controlled trial
Formerly National Pretrial Reporting Program (through 1994), SCPS provided data on the criminal justice processing of persons charged with felonies in 40 jurisdictions representative of the 75 largest counties. These counties accounted for nearly half of the serious crime nationwide. The program prospectively tracked felony defendants from charging by the prosecutor until disposition of their cases (a maximum of 12 months for nonmurder cases and...