Neighborhood Based Dispute Resolution: An Evaluation of the Indianapolis Community Court Project

Kevin Whiteacre, Indiana University
John P. Walsh, Indiana University, Bloomington

This paper provides an initial process evaluation of the Marion County Community Court. A description of the program and defendant processing issues are discussed. Also, included in this evaluation are community, defendant, and criminal justice agents' perceptions of the program gleaned from focus groups, surveys, and individual interviews.

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