Principal Investigator(s): Peterson, Joseph; Sommers, Ira
Summary: The purpose of the study was to investigate the role and impact of forensic science evidence on the criminal justice process. The study utilized a prospective analysis of official record data that followed criminal cases in five jurisdictions (Los Angeles County, California; Indianapolis, Indiana; Evansville, Indiana; Fort Wayne, Indiana; and South Bend, Indiana) from the time of police incident report to final criminal disposition. The data were based on a random sample of the population of re... (view full summary)
Persistent URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR29203.v1
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