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Product Type Title (and Summary) Date Product Number
Publication Civil Jury Cases and Verdicts in Large Counties: Civil Justice Survey of State Courts, 1992 Discusses the 12,000 tort, contract, and real property rights cases disposed of by juries in the 75 largest counties during a 12-month period ending June 30, 1992.
7/16/1995 NCJ 154346
Publication Prison Sentences and Time Served for Violence Presents the time served by violent offenders released from State prisons in 1992; estimates the hypothetical impact on time served of changing the percentage of sentence served; and discusses how the States differ in percentage of sentence served.
4/1/1995 NCJ 153858
Publication Felony Sentences in the United States, 1992 The latest available figures covering both State and Federal sentencing reveal that in 1992, the Nation's courts convicted about 168,000 adults of a violent felony.
Part of the Felony Sentences in the United States Series
5/1/1996 NCJ 153257
Publication Spouse Murder Defendants in Large Urban Counties Discusses how state prosecutors, judges, and juries handled two types of murder cases (husbands killing wives and wives killing husbands) and gives specific case histories, describing each case and its outcome.
10/11/1995 NCJ 153256
Publication Tort Cases in Large Counties: Civil Justice Survey of State Courts, 1992 Provides findings from a study of a representative sample of tort cases in the 75 largest counties.
Part of the Tort Trials and Verdicts in Large Counties Series
4/13/1995 NCJ 153177
Publication State Court Sentencing of Convicted Felons, 1992 This report presents detailed findings from the 1992 nationally representative sample survey of felons convicted in State courts in 300 counties.
Part of the State Court Sentencing of Convicted Felons Series
5/1/1996 NCJ 152696
Publication Pretrial Release of Felony Defendants, 1992: Executive Summary This study of felony defendant pretrial release found that about 1 in 12 defendants released by State courts absconded before their trials and were still missing a year later.
11/1/1994 NCJ 151860
Publication Prosecutors in State Courts, 1994 This Bulletin presents findings from the 1994 National Survey of Prosecutors, the most recent in a series of biennial sample surveys of the Nation's 2,300 State court prosecutors.
Part of the Prosecutors in State Courts Series
10/1/1996 NCJ 151656
Publication Challenging the Conditions of Prisons and Jails: A Report on Section 1983 Litigation Discusses the extent and outcomes of Federal civil suits by prisoners against correctional authorities.
12/1/1994 NCJ 151652
Publication Felony Sentences in State Courts, 1992 This report summarizes statistics compiled by the National Judicial Reporting Program on the sentences and characteristics of convicted felons sentenced by State courts.
1/1/1995 NCJ 151167
Publication Felony Sentences in the United States - 1990 Statistical data on felony sentences are provided.
Part of the Felony Sentences in the United States Series
9/1/1994 NCJ 149077
Publication Felony Defendants in Large Urban Counties, 1992 Using data collected from a representative sample of felony cases filed in the Nation's 75 largest counties during May 1992.
Part of the Felony Defendants in Large Urban Counties Series
7/1/1995 NCJ 148826
Publication Pretrial Release of Felony Defendants, 1992: National Pretrial Reporting Program Presents data on the pretrial release phase of the criminal justice process using data collected from a representative sample of felony cases filed in the 75 largest U.S. counties in May 1992.
11/1/1994 NCJ 148818
Publication State Court Organization 1993 This volume describes the organization of the State courts, and provides some corresponding information on the Federal court system.
1/1/1995 NCJ 148346
Publication Offender-Based Transaction Statistics: Tracking Offenders, 1990 The Offender-Based Transaction Statistics (OBTS) Program of the Bureau of Justice Statistics traces felony arrests and prosecutions through final disposition and helps States evaluate major decision points in the criminal justice process; the current study examined felony case processing in 11 States using OBTS data on more than 500,000 felony cases.
6/1/1994 NCJ 148200
Publication Bureau of Justice Statistics Fiscal Year 1994 Program Plan This report contains State and national crime statistics that reflect the fiscal year 1994 program plan of the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS); data are provided on crime victimization, prosecution, adjudication, corrections, Federal justice expenditures, criminal records, and State statistical analysis centers.
6/1/1994 NCJ 148138
Publication Prosecutors in State Courts, 1992 This BJS Bulletin presents findings from the 1992 National Prosecutor Survey Program, a series of biennial sample surveys of State court prosecutors.
Part of the Prosecutors in State Courts Series
12/23/1993 NCJ 145319
Publication Performance Measures for the Criminal Justice System This compendium of Discussion Papers represents the work of the BJS-Princeton University Study Group on Criminal Justice Performance Measures.
10/1/1993 NCJ 143505
Publication Felony Sentencing and Jail Characteristics Using data obtained from two nationwide county surveys conducted in 1988, this paper addresses the effect of local jail conditions on a judge's choice of sentence in a felony case, particularly the decision to sentence a felon to jail rather than to prison or probation.
6/1/1993 NCJ 142523
Publication Felony Defendants in Large Urban Counties, 1990 The National Judicial Reporting Program (NJRP) collects data biennially from State felony courts in large urban counties to provide national estimates on the number of felony convictions and the types of sentences imposed, as well as detailed criminal histories and information on pretrial processing.
Part of the Felony Defendants in Large Urban Counties Series
5/1/1993 NCJ 141872
Publication Felony Sentences in the United States - 1990 Paper copy only.
Part of the Felony Sentences in the United States Series
3/1/1993 NCJ 140186
Publication Felony Sentences in State Courts, 1990 The National Judicial Reporting Program (NJRP) collects sentencing data biennially from a sample of felony trial courts in 300 counties to provide national estimates on the number of felony convictions and the types of sentences imposed.
3/1/1993 NCJ 140186
Publication Pretrial Release of Felony Defendants, 1990 The Bureau of Justice Statistics collected data through the biennial National Pretrial Reporting Program on criminal history, pretrial processing, adjudication, and sentencing information related to felony defendants in State courts in large urban counties.
11/1/1992 NCJ 139560
Publication Federal Criminal Case Processing, 1980-90, With Preliminary Data for 1991 This report presents detailed information on each stage of the processing of cases in the Federal criminal justice system for the years 1980 and 1985-90, with some data covering 1991 as well.
9/1/1992 NCJ 136945
Publication National Judicial Reporting Program, 1988 This report describes the number and characteristics of felons convicted in State courts in 1988 in the Nation overall and, separately, in the 75 largest counties.
12/1/1992 NCJ 135945
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