Decision-Making Of The District Attorney: Diverting Or Prosecuting Intrafamilial Child Sexual Abuse Offenders

@article{Fridell1990DecisionMakingOT,
  title={Decision-Making Of The District Attorney: Diverting Or Prosecuting Intrafamilial Child Sexual Abuse Offenders},
  author={Lorie A. Fridell},
  journal={Criminal Justice Policy Review},
  year={1990},
  volume={4},
  pages={249 - 267}
}
  • L. Fridell
  • Published 1 October 1990
  • Law
  • Criminal Justice Policy Review
This research involves the assessment of the consistency between stated referral guidelines and the actual criteria used by a District Attorney's office to select defendants for participation in a pre-trial diversion program for intrafamilial child sexual abuse offenders. Diverted and non-diverted groups were compared with regard to two sets of factors (formal screening criteria and offender and offense variables that were unrelated to the formal diversion guidelines) to assess target… 

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