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Title: CALIFORNIA - REPORT TO THE JUDICIAL COUNCIL ON GUIDELINES FOR DETERMINING THE IMPACT OF LEGISLATION ON THE COURTS - JUDICIAL IMPACT ANALYSIS PROJECT - SECOND YEAR FINDINGS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
Author(s): ANON
Corporate Author: Ralph Andersen and Associates
United States of America
Date Published: 1975
Page Count: 100
Sponsoring Agency:

National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
Ralph Andersen and Associates
Sacramento, CA 95813
US Dept of Justice
Washington, DC 20531
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Document: PDF
Type: Report (Study/Research)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: REPORT ON THE SECOND YEAR OF A PROJECT TO DEVELOP A SYSTEM FOR EVALUATING THE IMPACT OF LEGISLATION ON THE COURT SYSTEM BEFORE IT IS ENACTED AND TO DETERMINE THE FEASIBILITY OF IMPLEMENTING THE SYSTEM.
Abstract: SECOND YEAR OBJECTIVES WERE TO REFINE THE SYSTEM PROPOSED IN THE FIRST YEAR TO ASSESS JUDICIAL IMPACT AND TO MAKE SPECIFIC RECOMMENDATIONS REGARDING THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE JUDICIAL IMPACT PROCESS ON A CONTINUING BASIS. ACTIVITIES INCLUDED OBTAINING CANDID EVALUATIONS OF THE SCHEME FROM LEGISLATIVE, COURT, AND APPROPRIATE ADMINISTRATIVE PERSONNEL; REFINING GUIDELINES AND SYSTEM USING EVALUATION RECOMMENDATIONS; DEVELOPING STANDARD MEASURES OF EVALUATION; AND PREPARING JUDICIAL IMPACT REPORTS FOR SELECTED LEGISLATIVE PROPOSALS. THE REPORT CONTAINS A COMPLETE RESTATEMENT OF THE SYSTEM FOR DETERMINING THE IMPACT OF LEGISLATION ON THE COURTS AND A COMPREHENSIVE REVIEW OF THE DEVELOPMENT AND APPLICATION OF STANDARD MEASURES OF ANALYSIS AS A TOOL IN DETERMINING JUDICIAL IMPACT. RECOMMENDATIONS CONCERNING PREPARATION OF JUDICIAL IMPACT REPORTS AND THIRD YEAR ACTIVITIES RESULTING FROM SECOND YEAR ACTIVITIES ARE ALSO INCLUDED.
Index Term(s): California; Evaluation measures; Judicial councils and conferences; Legislation; Procedure manuals; Studies
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