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Pub. Type:
Report
Title:
State Court Processing of Domestic Violence Cases
Subtitle/Series Name:
Special Report
Abstract:
Examines the processing of domestic violence (DV) and non-domestic violence (non-DV) cases filed in May 2002 in 15 large urban counties. The study compares the domestic and non-domestic offenses of sexual and aggravated assault on 11 prosecution, conviction, and sentencing outcome measures. Data are also presented regarding court issued protection orders, guilty plea versus trial convictions, and the demographic characteristics of domestic violence defendants. source
Issue/No.:
NCJ 214993
Producer:
United States Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics
Place of Production:
Washington, DC

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