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NCJ Number: 34540 Add to Shopping cart Find in a Library
Title: IMPROVED LOWER COURT CASE HANDLING - AN INTERAGENCY APPROACH TO CRIMINAL JUSTICE MANAGEMENT
Author(s): ANON
Corporate Author: INSLAW
United States of America
Date Published: 1976
Page Count: 213
Sponsoring Agency: INSLAW
Washington, DC 20005
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
US Dept of Justice
Washington, DC 20531
Contract Number: J-LEAA-007-76
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Document: PDF
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THE IMPROVED LOWER COURT CASE HANDLING PROGRAM CONTAINS SUGGESTIONS FOR UPGRADING SOME LOWER COURT PRACTICES AND PROGRAMS THROUGH IMPROVED RESOURCE MANAGEMENT BASED UPON INTERAGENCY COOPERATION.
Abstract: ELEMENTS OF THE PROGRAM ARE DESCRIBED IN DETAIL. THESE INCLUDE THE MASS CASE COORDINATOR WHO IS IN CHARGE OF OVERSEEING ALL LOWER COURT CRIMINAL CASE PROCESSING OPERATIONS ACROSS FUNCTIONAL LINES, A POLICE CITATION SYSTEM, AND THE PROSECUTOR'S MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEM. A SUMMONS SYSTEM CASE SCREENING SYSTEM, PRETRIAL RELEASE PROGRAM, SHORT FORM PRESENTENCE REPORT PROCEDURE, AND SELECTED OFFENDER PROBATION POLICY COMPLETE THE ELEMENTS OF THE PROGRAM. SAMPLE FORMS AND WORKSHEETS ARE INCLUDED IN APPENDIXES. SOURCES OF FURTHER INFORMATION CONCERNING THE PROGRAM ARE PROVIDED.
Index Term(s): Citations; Court case flow management; Interagency cooperation; Policy; Presentence investigations; Pretrial release; Probation; Prosecutors Management Information System; Summons
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