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Parole Release Decisions in New Jersey: Effects of Postive and Negative Victim and Non-Victim Input

Caplan, Joel M.
June 4, 2015

Source: (2008) Dissertation submitted for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Social Welfare to the University of Pennsylvania

This study used a retrospective analysis of existing administrative data to determine the extent to which input (for and against release) affected parole release decisions in New Jersey – where both victims and non-victims could submit input via written or videotaped correspondence, by telephone, or in person. (author’s abstract)


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