Principal Investigator(s): Bornstein, Brian H.; Tomkins, Alan J.; Neeley, Elizabeth M.
Summary: The purpose of the study was to examine the effectiveness of using different kinds of written reminders to reduce misdemeanants' failure to appear (FTA) rates. The study examined the problem of FTA via a two-stage experiment. In Phase 1, 7,865 misdemeanor defendants from 14 Nebraska counties were randomly assigned to one of four reminder conditions: (1) a no-reminder (control) condition; (2) a reminder-only condition; (3) a condition in which the reminder also made them aware of possible s... (view full summary)
Persistent URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR28861.v1
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