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NCJ Number: 39699 Find in a Library
Title: BELL COUNTY (TX) - REVIEW OF THE ROLE OF A COURT COORDINATOR FOR DISTRICT AND COUNTY COURTS - CRIMINAL COURTS TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE PROJECT
Author(s): J C DUNLAP
Corporate Author: American University
Institute for Studies in Justice and Social Behavior
United States of America
Date Published: 1976
Page Count: 47
Sponsoring Agency: American University
Washington, DC 20016
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
US Dept of Justice
Washington, DC 20531
Contract Number: J-LEAA-013-76
Publication Number: T/A ASSIGNMENT NO 260
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: ALONG WITH REVIEWING THE COURT COORDINATOR'S ROLE IN THE COURT SYSTEM, A GENERAL MANAGEMENT REVIEW WAS CONDUCTED, AND THE PROBLEMS ENCOUNTERED IN RURAL JURISDICTIONS WERE GIVEN PARTICULAR ATTENTION.
Abstract: THE METHODOLOGY EMPLOYED BY THE CONSULTANT IN THIS STUDY CONSISTED OF OBSERVATION, INTERVIEWS WITH KEY PERSONNEL, AND A REVIEW OF RELEVANT REPORTS, GRANT APPLICATIONS, AND CASELOAD STATISTICS. IT WAS CONCLUDED THAT THE COURT COORDINATOR PROGRAM IS A SUCCESS AND THAT THIS USE OF MODERN MANAGEMENT PRINCIPLES EFFECTIVELY REDUCES THE TIME FROM ARREST TO DISPOSITION OF CASES. THE APPENDIX PROVIDES FURTHER INFORMATION ON WAIVER OF INDICTMENT HEARINGS AND FORMS FOR UPDATING THE CALENDAR SYSTEMS. (AUTHOR ABSTRACT)...KAP
Index Term(s): Court case flow management; Management; Rural area studies; Technical assistance reports; Texas
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