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Principal Investigator(s): Sipes, Dale Anne; Oram, Mary Elsner
Summary: This study of nine courts was undertaken to identify procedural factors that can be used to reduce the length of criminal and civil trials without impairing fairness. The data collection provides direct information on the actual amount of time consumed by various trial segments and the perceived length of trial segments as gauged by judges and attorneys. In addition, data are supplied on the legal community's attitudes toward existing trial length, reasons for it, and judicial contro... (view full summary)
Persistent URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR09223.v1
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