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Principal Investigator(s): Smith, Barbara E.; Davis, Robert; Nickles, Laura B.; Davies, Heather J.
Summary: This study sought to examine the effects of no-drop policies on court outcomes, victim satisfaction with the justice system, and feelings of safety. Moreover, researchers wanted to determine whether (1) prosecution without the victim's cooperation was feasible with appropriate increases in resources, (2) implementing a no-drop policy resulted in increased convictions and fewer dismissals, (3) the number of trials would increase in jurisdictions where no-drop was adopted as a result of the p... (view full summary)
Persistent URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR03319.v1
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