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Title: EVALUATION OF THE DISTRICT COURT PROSECUTOR PROGRAM IN THE COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS, DECEMBER 7, 1973
Author(s): ANON
Corporate Author: National Ctr for Prosecution Management
United States of America

National District Atorneys Assoc
United States of America
Date Published: 1973
Page Count: 127
Sponsoring Agency: Massachusetts Cmtte on Criminal Justice
Boston, MA 02108
National Ctr for Prosecution Management

National District Atorneys Assoc
Alexandria, VA 22314
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
Contract Number: SM 73-101
Publication Number: 8535-45-250-11-75-CR
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Document: PDF
Type: Program/Project Evaluation
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: EVALUATION OF THE MASSACHUSETTS DISTRICT COURT PROSECUTOR PROGRAM TO DETERMINE THE EFFECTS OF ITS EXPANSION AND INTEGRATION INTO THE DISTRICT ATTORNEY'S OFFICE AND ITS POTENTIAL AS AN INSTRUMENT OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE REFORM.
Abstract: THE EVALUATORS ATTEMPTED BOTH A SUBJECTIVE AND OBJECTIVE ANALYSIS OF THE PROGRAM. TEN PROSECUTORS AND/OR ASSISTANT PROSECUTORS AND STAFF MEMBERS OF THE NATIONAL CENTER FOR PROSECUTION MANAGEMENT WERE ORGANIZED INTO TEN EVALUATION TEAMS. THE TEAMS VISITED 30 COURT SITES AND THE NINE DISTRICT ATTORNEY'S OFFICES IN MASSACHUSETTS AND MADE OBSERVATIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS BASED ON A QUESTIONNAIRE PREPARED BY THEM TO MAKE CONSISTENCY IN EVALUATING POSSIBLE. INDIVIDUAL TEAM EVALUATIONS WERE ANALYZED AND RECOMMENDATIONS WERE MADE TO CONDUCT FURTHER STUDIES AND TO EXPAND TRAINING. THE REPORT WAS FINALIZED WITHIN A THREE MONTH PERIOD.
Index Term(s): Court reform; Massachusetts; Program evaluation; Prosecutors; Reform
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