Poster or Presentation Title

County Comparison of Judge Sentences

Access Type

Open Access

Presentation Type

Oral Presentation

Start Date

April 2017

End Date

April 2017

Department

Criminology

Abstract

Abstract

Research suggests that region of the county and urbanisms are related to court- ordered adult sentences. This research is designed to explore the possibility of this discrepancy within the juvenile setting. The sample utilized in this project is compromised of cases obtained from a local detention center. In particular this research will attempt to explore the relationship between court and jurisdiction and juvenile sentence length.

Faculty Mentor

Kimberly McCabe

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County Comparison of Judge Sentences

Abstract

Research suggests that region of the county and urbanisms are related to court- ordered adult sentences. This research is designed to explore the possibility of this discrepancy within the juvenile setting. The sample utilized in this project is compromised of cases obtained from a local detention center. In particular this research will attempt to explore the relationship between court and jurisdiction and juvenile sentence length.