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Justice Programs Office

Lake Charles, LA


I. INTRODUCTORY MATERIALS

II. CASEFLOW MANAGEMENT: OVERVIEW MATERIALS

  • Time Standards for Resolution of Criminal Cases (Download)
  • Quiz: Factors Associated with Timely Disposition of Criminal Cases (Download)
  • Sample Fall-Out Chart (Criminal Caseload). Ernest Friesen ("Reverse Telescope") (Download)
  • Caseflow Management Process Essentials.Judge Jeffrey Coker (Ret.) (Download)
  • Sample Continuance Policies: Judicial District of Colorado; Flagstaff, Arizona Municipal Court (Download)
  • CourTools: Trial Court Performance Measures. National Center for State Courts (Download)

III. CRIMINAL CASE PROCESS IN CALCASIEU PARISH

Overview

  • Table 1. Time Between Arrest, Arraignment and Plea or Trial. Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana, 14th District Court. Table 1 (Download)
  • Improving Criminal Case Process in Calcasieu Parish: Technical Assistance Recommendations (Download)
Issues Relating to Jail Population
  • PowerPoint - Why Jail Population is Relevant to Caseflow Management (Download)

IV. DIFFERENTIATED CASE MANAGEMENT

  • A Simple Guide to Differentiated Case Management. Maureen Solomon. (Download)
  • Sample Tracking Criteria: Berrien County (St. Joseph), Michigan (with DCM Goals and Elements) (Download)
  • Sample Scheduling Analysis Form: Berrien County (St. Joseph), Michigan (Download)
  • BJA Differentiated Case Management Program Brief (Download)

V. SUPPORTING REFERENCES

  • Ten Questions: Caseflow Management Excellence: A Challenge to Court Managers. Ernest Friesen (Download)
  • Sample Case Management Plans:
    • Coconino County, Arizona Limited Jurisdiction Courts: DUI Case Processing Plan (Download)
    • Flagstaff Municipal Court DUI Case Management Plan (Download)
  • Sample Criminal Case Disposition Reports:
  • Applying Caseflow Management Principles in the Courtroom: Description of DVD Scenarios (Download)
  • Maureen Solomon. "Improving Criminal Caseflow." Bureau of Justice Assistance Criminal Courts Technical Assistance Project. American University, 2008. [hard copy distributed at workshop]
  • Maureen Solomon. "A Practical Guide to Conducting a Felony Caseflow Management Review." 2010. Bureau of Justice Assistance. Criminal Courts Technical Assistance Project. American University, 2010. (hard copy distributed at workshop)

VI. WORKSHEETS, EVALUATION FORM, AND CCTAP DESCRIPTION

  • Worksheet for Breakout Session (Download)
  • Description of the BJA Criminal Courts Technical Assistance Project (Download)
  • Participant Evaluation Form (Download)
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