The purpose of this report is describe the offender and case characteristics and the outcomes of all felony cases (N = 2,663) bound over for trial in Douglas County (Nebraska) District Court in 2001.1 We present descriptive data on these cases, focusing on defendants’ background characteristics and prior criminal record, the nature and seriousness of the charges for which the defendant was bound over to District Court, the disposition of the case, and case processing time. We also examine case dispositions and sentences for 15 different types of felony offenses and present descriptive data and case outcome data for defendants who were held in custody prior to trial and for non-violent defendants who were charged with property crimes (burglary, theft, fraud, and forgery). In the final section of the report we provide information on case characteristics and case outcomes for white and black defendants and for male and female defendants.
Spohn, Cassia and Piper, R. K., "Felony Offenses In Douglas County District Court, 2001" (2004). Publications since 2000. 432.