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NCJ Number: 136945 Find in a Library
Title: Federal Criminal Case Processing, 1980-90, With Preliminary Data for 1991
Corporate Author: Abt Associates, Inc
United States of America
Date Published: 1992
Page Count: 33
Sponsoring Agency: Abt Associates, Inc
Cambridge, MA 02138
Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS)
Washington, DC 20531
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
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Rockville, MD 20849-6000
Publication Number: 91-BJ-CX-K025
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Document: PDF
Type: Survey
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This report presents detailed information on each stage of the processing of cases in the Federal criminal justice system for the years 1980 and 1985-90, with some data covering 1991 as well.
Abstract: The data describe initial prosecution decisions, referrals to magistrates, court dispositions, sentencing outcomes, the lengths of sentences imposed, and the length of time served in prison. Both the number of defendants and the percentage rates are presented for each stage of the process. The data for the report came from the Federal justice database of the Bureau of Justice Statistics. The offense classifications in most of the tables were based on the system used by the Administrative Office of the United States Courts; one table uses combinations of offense designations used by the Federal Bureau of Prisons. Tables, notes, and glossary
Main Term(s): Case processing; Court statistics
Index Term(s): District Courts
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