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Title: AMERICAN UNIVERSITY - CRIMINAL COURTS TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE PROJECT - AN OVERVIEW
Author(s): ANON
Corporate Author: American University
Law School Institute for Advanced Studies in Justice
United States of America
Date Published: 1976
Page Count: 75
Sponsoring Agency: American University
Washington, DC 20016
US Dept of Justice
Washington, DC 20531
Contract Number: J-LEAA-013-76
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THIS REPORT OUTLINES THE TYPES OF ASSISTANCE AVAILABLE FROM THE CRIMINAL COURTS TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE PROJECT, THE ACTIVITIES OF THE PROJECT, AND THE PROCEDURES FOR REQUESTING TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE.
Abstract: THE CRIMINAL COURTS TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE PROJECT HAS BEEN IN OPERATION SINCE JULY 1972 AND IS CONDUCTED UNDER A CONTRACT BETWEEN THE AMERICAN UNIVERSITY AND THE LAW ENFORCEMENT ASSISTANCE ADMINISTRATION. THE OBJECTIVE OF THE PROJECT IS TO PROVIDE EXPERT ADVISORY SERVICES FREE OF CHARGE TO STATE AND LOCAL COURTS, COURT-RELATED AGENCIES AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE PLANNING UNITS WHEN THESE SERVICES ARE NOT OTHERWISE AVAILABLE. THE PROJECT FUNCTIONS, THUS, AS A SERVICE ARM OF LEAA'S OFFICE OF REGIONAL OPERATIONS AND SERVES AS A BROAD-BASED, READILY ACCESSIBLE RESOURCE FOR ALL SEGMENTS OF THE CRIMINAL COURTS COMMUNITY. SUBJECT AREAS OF TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE ASSIGNMENTS INCLUDE PROBLEM DEFINITION, PLANNING, EVALUATION, FEASIBILITY STUDIES, AND MANAGEMENT ANALYSIS. FOLLOW-UP AND EVALUATION ACTIVITIES, AND DISSEMINATED ACTIVITIES OF THE PROJECT ARE DESCRIBED. A LIST OF PROJECT STAFF IS PROVIDED AS WELL. APPENDED IS A LIST OF COMPLETED ASSIGNMENT REPORTS BY SUBJECT AREA. (AUTHOR ABSTRACT MODIFIED)
Index Term(s): American University; Court management; Evaluation; Law Enforcement Assistance Administration (LEAA); Management; Planning; Technical assistance reports
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