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Comparing Court Case Processing in Nine Courts, 1979-1980

Version
v1
Resource Type
Dataset : survey data
Creator
  • Nardulli, Peter
  • Eisenstein, James
  • Fleming, Roy B.
Other Title
  • Version 1 (Subtitle)
Publication Date
1987-01-12
Funding Reference
  • United States Department of Justice. Office of Justice Programs. National Institute of Justice
Language
English
Free Keywords
attorneys; civil service; court cases; court system; criminal justice system; defendants; defense counsel; government employees; legal representation; plea negotiations; prosecuting attorneys
Description
  • Abstract

    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.
  • Table of Contents

    Datasets:

    • DS1: Dataset
Temporal Coverage
  • 1979 / 1980
    Time period: 1979--1980
Geographic Coverage
  • Illinois
  • Michigan
  • Pennsylvania
  • United States
Sampled Universe
Defendants in Michigan, Illinois, and Pennsylvania.
Sampling
Three counties in three states with populations between 100,000 and 1,000,000 in Michigan, Illinois and Pennsylvania.
Note
Funding insitution(s): United States Department of Justice. Office of Justice Programs. National Institute of Justice (81-IJ-CX-0027).
Availability
Download
This study is freely available to the general public via web download.
Alternative Identifiers
  • 8621 (Type: ICPSR Study Number)
Publications
  • Eisenstein, James, Fleming, Roy B., Nardulli, Peter F.. Contours of Justice: Communities and Their Courts. Boston, MA: Little, Brown, and Co.. 1988.
  • Nardulli, P.F., Flemming, R.B., Eisenstein, J.. Criminal Courts and Bureaucratic Justice: Concessions and Consensus in the Guilty Plea Process. Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology.76, (4), 1103-1131.1985.
    • ID: http://www.jstor.org/stable/1143503 (URL)
  • Nardulli, Peter F.. The societal cost of the exclusionary rule: An empirical assessment. Law and Social Inquiry.8, (3), 585-609.1983.
    • ID: 10.1111/j.1747-4469.1983.tb00886.x (DOI)
  • Nardulli, Peter F., Eisenstein, James, Fleming, Roy B.. Sentencing as a Sociopolitical Process - Environmental Contextual, and Individual Level Dimensions, Final Report. NCJ 94670, Washington, DC: United States Department of Justice, National Institute of Justice. 1983.
    • ID: https://www.ncjrs.gov/pdffiles1/Digitization/94670NCJRS.pdf (URL)
  • Eisenstein, James, Nardulli, Peter F., Fleming, Roy B.. Interim Report: Explaining and Assessing Criminal Case Disposition: A Comparative Study of Nine Counties. Unpublished report.Washington, DC: United States Department of Justice, National Institute of Justice. 1982.

Update Metadata: 2015-08-05 | Issue Number: 6 | Registration Date: 2015-06-15

Nardulli, Peter; Eisenstein, James; Fleming, Roy B. (1987): Comparing Court Case Processing in Nine Courts, 1979-1980. Version 1. Version: v1. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR08621.v1