The Calendar Control Project in Bronx Criminal Court Final Report


This is the 1969 final report of Vera's Calendar Control Project. The goal of the project was to test whether cases in Bronx Criminal Court that would be adjourned on the court date could be identified in advance and adjourned by telephone on consent of both sides, thereby saving unnecessary court appearances on the original date. In addition, the project experimented with other means by which treatment of cases could be expedited and the number of court appearances required of both parties minimized.


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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