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Title: FORCIBLE RAPE - A NATIONAL SURVEY OF THE RESPONSE BY PROSECUTORS
Corporate Author: National Legal Data Ctr
United States of America

Battelle Human Affairs Research Ctrs
United States of America
Project Director: D CHAPPELL
Date Published: 1975
Page Count: 146
Sponsoring Agency: Battelle Human Affairs Research Ctrs
Seattle, WA 98105
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
National Legal Data Ctr

US Dept of Justice

US Dept of Justice NIJ Pub
Washington, DC 20531
Grant Number: 75-NI-99-0015
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: A COMPREHENSIVE VIEW OF RAPE PROSECUTION POLICIES IS PROVIDED BY THIS SURVEY OF PROSECUTOR AGENCIES IN THREE DIFFERENT POPULATION CATEGORIES OF COUNTIES (GREATER THAN 1,000,000; 100,000 - 1,000,000; AND 25-100,000).
Abstract: EXPERIENCED RAPE PROSECUTORS WERE ASKED TO PROVIDE INFORMATION ON THEIR AGENCIES' GENERAL POLICIES AND SPECIFIC PRACTICES IN THE FOLLOWING AREAS: CLASSIFICATION METHODS, FACTORS INVOLVED IN RAPE, FACTORS IN DECISION MAKING, STAFFING AND PROCEDURES, INTERACTIONS WITH VICTIMS AND WITNESSES, VICTIM SERVICES, ADJUDICATORY PROCESSES, AND INNOVATIVE ACTIVITIES. PROSECUTOR'S RESPONSES ARE BROKEN DOWN BY THE POPULATION OF THEIR COUNTIES. RESPONSES ARE PRESENTED IN DATA TABLES WITH NARRATIVE EXPLANATIONS. SEE ALSO NCJ-35955, 35956, 35957, AND 35959. (SNI ABSTRACT)
Index Term(s): Decisionmaking; Offender classification; Offenders; Policy; Prosecution; Prosecutor-victim interaction; Prosecutorial discretion; Rape; Sexual assault victims; Surveys; Witnesses
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