Cover: Prosecutor-Led Pretrial Diversion

Prosecutor-Led Pretrial Diversion

Case Studies in Eleven Jurisdictions

Published in: Center for Court Innovation [Epub April 2018]

Posted on May 17, 2018

by Melissa M. Labriola, Warren A. Reich, Robert C. Davis, Priscillia Hunt, Michael Rempel, Samantha Cherney

With funding from the National Institute of Justice, this study aims to provide a national portrait of prosecutor-led diversion programs through case studies of diversion programs in 11 prosecutor's offices. In recent years, a growing number of prosecutor's offices have established pretrial diversion programs as an alternative to traditional case processing. The mostly large, high-volume programs examined for this study were intentionally selected to provide for variation in program timing (pre- and post-filing), target population, program intensity and duration, and other factors.

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