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NCJ Number: 39851 Find in a Library
Title: VIRGINIA - DEVELOPMENT OF A UNIFORM STATISTICAL SYSTEM FOR THE DISTRICT COURTS - CRIMINAL COURTS TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE PROJECT
Author(s): D J HALPERIN; S CONTI
Corporate Author: American University
Institute for Studies in Justice and Social Behavior
United States of America
Date Published: 1974
Page Count: 17
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-043-72
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Document: PDF
Type: Statistics
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THIS REPORT, DATED APRIL 1974, DOCUMENTS A METHOD TO DEVELOP A STATISTICAL REPORTING SYSTEM FOR THE VIRGINIA GENERAL DISTRICT COURTS WHICH HAVE LIMITED AND SPECIAL JURISDICTION.
Abstract: TO ADMINISTER THE STATEWIDE GENERAL DISTRICT COURT SYSTEM CREATED IN JULY 1973, A UNIFORM METHOD OF COURT STATISTICAL REPORTING WAS FOUND TO BE NEEDED. THE STATE COURTS REPLACED LOCAL DISTRICT COURTS AND HAVE JURISDICTION IN JUVENILE AND DOMESTIC RELATIONS AND MINOR MATTERS. RECOMMENDATIONS TO DEVELOP THE STATISTICAL REPORTING SYSTEM INCLUDE THE DESIGN OF A UNIFORM DOCKETING SYSTEM AND IMPLEMENTATION OF THE NEW STATISTICAL SYSTEM IN TWO PHASES TO ALLOW TIME FOR ASSIMILATION AND REFINEMENT. A RECOMMENDED PROCEDURE TO REQUEST AND RECEIVE PROPOSALS FOR BIDS ON THE NEW SYSTEM IS ALSO INCLUDED....TWH
Index Term(s): Court of limited jurisdiction; Court statistics; Court structure; State courts; Technical assistance reports; Virginia
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