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Cardone Recommendation Study


This webpage provides information about a recent FJC study of the implementation of the interim recommendations made in the Report of the Ad Hoc Committee to Review the Criminal Justice Act Program (commonly called the Cardone Report).

Note: Though information related to the study may be posted on this FJC site, inquiries about the Cardone Report or interpretation of the interim recommendations should be directed to the Defender Services Office of the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts.

The menu on the right provides links to the status of each recommendation from the Cardone Report, the research design for evaluating implementation and impact of the recommendations, and the final report.

The members of the evaluation team include:

Project Director: Margaret S. Williams, Ph.D.

Project Team: Barbara S. Meierhoefer, Ph.D.; Carly Giffin, J.D., Ph.D.; Jana Laks, M.S.; Leeann W. Bass, Ph.D.; Laural Hooper, M.A., J.D.; S. Kenneth Lee, Ph.D., J.D.; Marvin Astrada, J.D., Ph.D.; and David Rauma, Ph.D.