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Diversion from the criminal justice system

Eleanor Harlow

Diversion from the criminal justice system

by Eleanor Harlow

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Published by Center for Studies of Crime and Delinquency, National Institute of Mental Health in Rockville, Md .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementprepared by Eleanor Harlow, J. Robert Weber and Fred Cohen.
SeriesCrime and delinquency topics
ContributionsWeber, J Robert., Cohen, Fred., Center for Studies of Crime and Delinquency.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20850295M

  Diversion programs are initiatives in which persons with serious mental illness who are involved with the criminal justice system are redirected from traditional criminal justice pathways to the mental health and substance abuse treatment systems. This article is a review of the research literature conducted to determine whether the current evidence supports the use Cited by: In certain circumstances diversion to a mental-health or treatment provider, homeless shelter, or outreach to a parent in the case of a child are more effective strategies to combat criminal behavior, reduce costs to the criminal-justice system, and avoid a stigmatizing arrest record.

What is Pretrial Diversion? Pretrial diversion refers to a procedural option for certain criminal offenses. Diversion is where the defendant is allowed to undergo alternative sentencing options rather than spending time in jail or type of sentencing alternative focuses on rehabilitation of the conduct rather than on the punishment aspects of the criminal justice system. The Juvenile Justice Process. The major decision points in this process are: (1) arrest, (2) referral to court, (3) diversion (at multiple points in the process), (4) secure detention, (5) judicial waiver to adult criminal court, (6) case petitioning, (7) delinquency finding/adjudication, (8) probation, and (9) residential placement, including confinement in a secure correctional facility. Kelly M. Pyrek, in Forensic Science Under Siege, The criminal justice system has a number of stakeholders—defendants, judges, jurors, expert witnesses, and attorneys—each with different expectations of the criminal justice system and forensic science. To members of the legal community, including attorneys, judges, and jurors, forensic science is frequently viewed as a .

Zuckerberg-Backed Data Trove Exposes the Injustices of Criminal Justice Getty Images/WIRED Amy Bach was researching her book about the US court system when she met a woman named Sharon in Quitman. For example: within the formal court system, a restorative justice meeting can make recommendations to the court on how a matter should be dealt with; outside the formal court system, restorative justice can take place as part of a diversion process where the court is .   Diversion programs are typically designed to provide youth with experiences that are different from traditional juvenile justice experiences. Diversion decisions and activities usually occur at the earliest stages of involvement in the juvenile justice system; however, diversion initiatives can be put in place at later stages of justice processing with the primary goal of .


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