Report on Development of a Pilot Scheme for Advance Disclosure of the Prosecution Case in the Metropolitan Police District


This c.1983 report details a London pilot project run by the Metropolitan Police Service to examine the practicalities and costs of various methods of providing advance disclosure of prosecution cases in magistrates' courts proceedings and for assessing their effects on elections for jury trial, rates of guilty pleas, waiting times and related issues.


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People in Jail and Prison in Spring 2021

Vera Institute of Justice (Vera) researchers collected data on the number of people in local jails and state and federal prisons throughout 2020 and into spring 2021. Vera researchers estimated the incarcerated population using a sample of approximately 1,600 jail jurisdictions, 50 states, the Federal Bureau of Prisons, the U.S. Marshals Service (U ...

  • Jacob Kang-Brown, Chase Montagnet, Jasmine Heiss
June 07, 2021