Principal Investigator(s): National Center for State Courts
Summary: In 1977 the National Center for State Courts, in cooperation with the National Conference of Metropolitan Courts, began a research and demonstration project on the delay in processing criminal cases in major metropolitan courts. The objectives were (1) to determine the scope and extent of the delay in such courts, (2) to identify factors associated with the delay, and (3) to suggest and ultimately test techniques that might work to reduce the delay. The variables include geographic locati... (view full summary)
Persistent URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR07750.v1
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