Pretrial decision-making in Iowa : comparisons of pretrial programs in Polk County (fifth judicial district) and Linn County (sixth judicial district), 1977.

(1977) Pretrial decision-making in Iowa : comparisons of pretrial programs in Polk County (fifth judicial district) and Linn County (sixth judicial district), 1977. Human Services, Department of

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Abstract

This is the first of a series of empirical studies of pretrial programs in Iowa. Quantitative data and statistical techniques were utilized in order to better understand the utility and validity of the pretrial release point system which was introduced in 1961 in New York City and adopted in Iowa in 1964.

Item Type: Departmental Report
Keywords: social services, pretrial, corrections
Subjects: Law enforcement and courts > Corrections
Law enforcement and courts > Courts
Social issues and programs
ID Code: 25946
Deposited By: Georgiann Fischer
Deposited On: 22 Dec 2017 12:58
Last Modified: 22 Dec 2017 12:58
URI: http://publications.iowa.gov/id/eprint/25946