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The Resource Dispensing Justice Locally : The Implementation and Effects of the Midtown Cummunity Court

Dispensing Justice Locally : The Implementation and Effects of the Midtown Cummunity Court

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Dispensing Justice Locally : The Implementation and Effects of the Midtown Cummunity Court
Title
Dispensing Justice Locally
Title remainder
The Implementation and Effects of the Midtown Cummunity Court
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
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Curtis, Richard
Dewey number
364
LC call number
KFX2018.5 -- .S95 2013eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Ostrom, Brian
  • Rottman, David
  • Sviridoff, Michele
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New York
Label
Dispensing Justice Locally : The Implementation and Effects of the Midtown Cummunity Court
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover -- Half Title -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Table of Contents -- List of Figures -- Foreword -- Acknowledgments -- 1. Introduction -- Project Origins -- Underlying Problems -- Purpose -- Research and Policy Influences -- Developing the Court -- Local Influences -- Developing the Court -- Early Challenges -- Research on the Midtown Community Court -- Notes -- 2. The Courthouse -- The Courtroom -- The Alternative Sanctions/social Service Floor -- Other Uses of the Courthouse -- Notes -- 3. The Courtroom: Caseloads, Case Processing and Case Outcomes -- Arrest-To-Arraignment Process -- Target Zone Cases -- Arrest-to-Arraignment Procedures -- Calendared Caseloads -- Caseload Volume -- Relieving Pressure on the Downtown Court -- Caseload Composition -- Desk Appearance Tickets: Failure-To-Appear at Arraignment -- Issues Related to DATs at the Court -- Calendared DATs in the Court Caseload -- DAT Appearance Rates -- Arraignment Outcomes -- The Characteristics of Arraigned Defendants -- Adjournments at Arraignment -- Disposition Rates -- Case Dispositions -- Sentences and Sanctions -- Developing Graduated Responses -- The Correlates of Sentence Outcomes -- Sentence Length -- Escalating Short-term Sanctions -- Notes -- 4. Building Community Partnerships -- Community Role -- Community Service: Paying Back the Community -- Community Service Sentences in New York County -- Community Service at the Court -- Community Service Compliance -- Using the Court as a Gateway to Services -- Court-Based Services in New York County -- Court-Based Services at the Court -- Establishing a Graduated Array of Social Service Sanctions -- Mandatory Long-Term Treatment/Case Management -- Community Involvement -- Mediating Community Disputes -- Reaching Out to Local Police -- Notes -- 5. Project Implementation -- Implementation Issues -- Reaching the Projected Caseload
  • Case Processing Issues -- New Technology, New Players and New Information -- Ensuring Accountability -- Emerging Themes -- The Changing Nature of the Courtroom Work Group -- Expanding Social Services -- The Role of the Coordinating Team -- Unanticipated Factors: Other Influences on Quality of Life in Midtown -- Notes -- 6. Court Outcomes in a Comparative Perspective -- Data Sources -- Caseloads, Case Processing and Case Outcomes -- Using Multivariate Statistical Analyses to Compare Outcomes at the Two Courts -- Decision 1: The Frequency of Failure to Appear at Arraignment -- Decision 2: Case Adjournments -- Decision 3: Disposition-ACD or Conviction -- Decision 4: Sentencing and Sanctioning Options -- Decision 5: The Jail Sanction -- Decision 6: Compliance with Intermediate Sanctions -- Summary -- Is there a Difference between the Two Courts in Whether Defendants given a DAT Appear as Scheduled? -- Is there a Difference between the Two Courts in Continuance Rates? -- Is there a Difference between the Two Courts in Conviction Rates? -- Is there a Difference between the Two Courts in the Frequency of Intermediate Sanctions and the Frequency of "Walks" (Sentences with no Conditions Imposed)? -- Is there a Difference between the Two Courts in the Likelihood of Receiving a Jail Sentence and if so, in the Length of that Jail Sentence? -- Is there a Difference between the Two Courts in the Extent of Compliance with Intermediate Sanctions? -- Notes -- 7. Community Impacts -- Preliminary Expectations and Perceived Changes in Local Conditions -- Awareness of Quality-of-life Problems -- Expectations about Potential Effects on Street Conditions -- Street-Level Conditions -- Ethnographic Research: Research Design and Methods -- Findings of Ethnographic Fieldwork -- Notes -- 8. Court Outcomes: Expectations and Perceptions
  • Hopes, Expectations and Criteria for Success -- Hopes and Expectations -- Baseline Criteria for Judging Success -- Perceptions of Court Outcomes -- Consistency in Sentencing -- Social Service Sentencing -- Compliance with Alternative Sanctions -- Perceived "Toughness" -- General Assessment of the Court's Effects on Case Outcomes -- Group Differences in Expectations and Assessments -- Notes -- 9. Community Awareness, Involvement and Assessments -- Community Awareness -- Community Involvement -- Community Reactions -- Reactions to Community Service -- Reactions to Court-Based Services -- Community Hunger for Information -- Conclusions -- Notes -- 10. Conclusion -- Summary of Findings -- Process Analysis -- Impact Analysis -- Community-Focused Courts: Developing Models -- The National Context -- Defining Community Courts -- Replication Efforts -- Emerging Issues -- Notes -- Appendix -- Glossary of Terms -- References -- Index
Control code
UMKCLawddaEBC1588386
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (405 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781134417506
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
UMKC Law: DDA record.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1588386
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL1588386
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr10826174
  • (OCoLC)867928418
Label
Dispensing Justice Locally : The Implementation and Effects of the Midtown Cummunity Court
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover -- Half Title -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Table of Contents -- List of Figures -- Foreword -- Acknowledgments -- 1. Introduction -- Project Origins -- Underlying Problems -- Purpose -- Research and Policy Influences -- Developing the Court -- Local Influences -- Developing the Court -- Early Challenges -- Research on the Midtown Community Court -- Notes -- 2. The Courthouse -- The Courtroom -- The Alternative Sanctions/social Service Floor -- Other Uses of the Courthouse -- Notes -- 3. The Courtroom: Caseloads, Case Processing and Case Outcomes -- Arrest-To-Arraignment Process -- Target Zone Cases -- Arrest-to-Arraignment Procedures -- Calendared Caseloads -- Caseload Volume -- Relieving Pressure on the Downtown Court -- Caseload Composition -- Desk Appearance Tickets: Failure-To-Appear at Arraignment -- Issues Related to DATs at the Court -- Calendared DATs in the Court Caseload -- DAT Appearance Rates -- Arraignment Outcomes -- The Characteristics of Arraigned Defendants -- Adjournments at Arraignment -- Disposition Rates -- Case Dispositions -- Sentences and Sanctions -- Developing Graduated Responses -- The Correlates of Sentence Outcomes -- Sentence Length -- Escalating Short-term Sanctions -- Notes -- 4. Building Community Partnerships -- Community Role -- Community Service: Paying Back the Community -- Community Service Sentences in New York County -- Community Service at the Court -- Community Service Compliance -- Using the Court as a Gateway to Services -- Court-Based Services in New York County -- Court-Based Services at the Court -- Establishing a Graduated Array of Social Service Sanctions -- Mandatory Long-Term Treatment/Case Management -- Community Involvement -- Mediating Community Disputes -- Reaching Out to Local Police -- Notes -- 5. Project Implementation -- Implementation Issues -- Reaching the Projected Caseload
  • Case Processing Issues -- New Technology, New Players and New Information -- Ensuring Accountability -- Emerging Themes -- The Changing Nature of the Courtroom Work Group -- Expanding Social Services -- The Role of the Coordinating Team -- Unanticipated Factors: Other Influences on Quality of Life in Midtown -- Notes -- 6. Court Outcomes in a Comparative Perspective -- Data Sources -- Caseloads, Case Processing and Case Outcomes -- Using Multivariate Statistical Analyses to Compare Outcomes at the Two Courts -- Decision 1: The Frequency of Failure to Appear at Arraignment -- Decision 2: Case Adjournments -- Decision 3: Disposition-ACD or Conviction -- Decision 4: Sentencing and Sanctioning Options -- Decision 5: The Jail Sanction -- Decision 6: Compliance with Intermediate Sanctions -- Summary -- Is there a Difference between the Two Courts in Whether Defendants given a DAT Appear as Scheduled? -- Is there a Difference between the Two Courts in Continuance Rates? -- Is there a Difference between the Two Courts in Conviction Rates? -- Is there a Difference between the Two Courts in the Frequency of Intermediate Sanctions and the Frequency of "Walks" (Sentences with no Conditions Imposed)? -- Is there a Difference between the Two Courts in the Likelihood of Receiving a Jail Sentence and if so, in the Length of that Jail Sentence? -- Is there a Difference between the Two Courts in the Extent of Compliance with Intermediate Sanctions? -- Notes -- 7. Community Impacts -- Preliminary Expectations and Perceived Changes in Local Conditions -- Awareness of Quality-of-life Problems -- Expectations about Potential Effects on Street Conditions -- Street-Level Conditions -- Ethnographic Research: Research Design and Methods -- Findings of Ethnographic Fieldwork -- Notes -- 8. Court Outcomes: Expectations and Perceptions
  • Hopes, Expectations and Criteria for Success -- Hopes and Expectations -- Baseline Criteria for Judging Success -- Perceptions of Court Outcomes -- Consistency in Sentencing -- Social Service Sentencing -- Compliance with Alternative Sanctions -- Perceived "Toughness" -- General Assessment of the Court's Effects on Case Outcomes -- Group Differences in Expectations and Assessments -- Notes -- 9. Community Awareness, Involvement and Assessments -- Community Awareness -- Community Involvement -- Community Reactions -- Reactions to Community Service -- Reactions to Court-Based Services -- Community Hunger for Information -- Conclusions -- Notes -- 10. Conclusion -- Summary of Findings -- Process Analysis -- Impact Analysis -- Community-Focused Courts: Developing Models -- The National Context -- Defining Community Courts -- Replication Efforts -- Emerging Issues -- Notes -- Appendix -- Glossary of Terms -- References -- Index
Control code
UMKCLawddaEBC1588386
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (405 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781134417506
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
UMKC Law: DDA record.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1588386
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL1588386
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr10826174
  • (OCoLC)867928418

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