Principal Investigator(s): Nardulli, Peter; Eisenstein, James; Fleming, Roy B.
This study looks at the characteristics of officials who are involved in court case processing. Data were collected on the cases and defendants, the officials involved in the cases, personality characteristics of the officials and the perceptions that these officials have of each other.
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Nardulli, Peter, James Eisenstein, and Roy B. Fleming. Comparing Court Case Processing in Nine Courts, 1979-1980. ICPSR08621-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1987. doi:10.3886/ICPSR08621.v1
Persistent URL: http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR08621.v1
This study was funded by:
- United States Department of Justice. Office of Justice Programs. National Institute of Justice (81-IJ-CX-0027)
Scope of Study
Subject Terms: attorneys, civil service, court cases, court system, criminal justice system, defendants, defense counsel, government employees, legal representation, plea negotiations, prosecuting attorneys
Universe: Defendants in Michigan, Illinois, and Pennsylvania.
Data Types: survey data
Sample: Three counties in three states with populations between 100,000 and 1,000,000 in Michigan, Illinois and Pennsylvania.
questionnaires and official records
Original ICPSR Release: 1987-01-12
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