Improving pretrial justice: The roles of lawyers and paralegals

Cape, Ed (2012) Improving pretrial justice: The roles of lawyers and paralegals. Other. Open Society Foundations, New York.

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Abstract

Using evidence from around the world, this book seeks to demonstrate that early intervention by lawyers and paralegals can have a positive impact on pretrial justice in general, and pretrial detention in particular. The evidence shows that early intervention schemes can reduce the use of pretrial detention, improve the performance of criminal justice personnel, lead to more rational and effective decision-making, and increase accountability and respect for the rule of law.

Item Type:Report or Working Paper (Other)
Uncontrolled Keywords:pretrial justice, lawyers, paralegals, pretrial detention
Faculty/Department:Faculty of Business and Law > Department of Law
ID Code:16820
Deposited By: Professor Ed Lloyd-Cape
Deposited On:21 May 2012 08:58
Last Modified:15 Aug 2013 06:37

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