Center for Urban Research and Learning

Loyola University Chicago

Here you will find all of CURL's research projects and publications. 

Evaluation of the Cook County State's Attorney Office Deferred Prosecution Program

1/14/2013 – 1/13/2014

 This project funded by the Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority (ICJIA) will be a process and outcome evaluation of the Cook County State Attorney's Deferred Prosecution Program.

The topics of evidence-based programming and diversion programming are areas of continued interest with the criminal justice system in Illinois. This evaluation will assist in guiding ICJIA policy and practices and is being conducted by an interdisciplinary team from CURL, Criminology and Social Work at Loyola University Chicago.


Research Team

  • C. George, CURL
  • D. Stemen, LUC Criminology
  • J. Orwat, LUC, Social Work
  • J. Hilvers, CURL
  • J. Cossyleon, Graduate Fellow
  • E. Chong, Undergraduate Fellow

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