Measuring what matters in specialist domestic violence courts

@inproceedings{Robinson2008MeasuringWM,
  title={Measuring what matters in specialist domestic violence courts},
  author={Amanda L. Robinson},
  year={2008}
}
Using data from seven specialist domestic violence courts (SDVCs) in England and Wales, it is argued that these relatively new institutions need to re-orient themselves away from typical criminal justice performance measures (such as arrests, prosecutions and convictions) and towards measuring what matters to the service users themselves (in this case, victims of domestic violence). Analysis of 438 cases revealed substantial variability in the case progression practices across the seven… CONTINUE READING

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