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Jacqueline Lee publishes article on how evidence and arrest circumstances affect cases


Jacqueline Lee, an assistant professor of criminal justice in the School of Public Service, published an article in the April 1 edition of the journal Criminology, Criminal Justice, Law and Society.

Using new data on felony cocaine cases from an urban county in a Southern state, “Evidence, Arrest Circumstances, and Felony Cocaine Case Processing” examines how physical evidence and arrest circumstances affect three stages of case processing: initial charge type, charge reduction and sentence length.