Arraignment and Pretrial Provisions

ORS 135.942
Purposes of program


The purposes of an early disposition program are to:

(1)

Hold offenders accountable for their actions;

(2)

Ensure a prompt resolution of criminal matters;

(3)

Protect the rights of the public and the offender;

(4)

Maximize use of community resources to provide alternative sanctions for criminal behavior; and

(5)

Reduce the costs to the criminal justice system that are incurred when traditional sanctions are the only option available to district attorneys and courts. [2001 c.635 §7]
Note: See note under 135.941 (Early disposition programs).

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