ONGOING RESEARCH PROJECTS
Juvenile PLea Bargain Project
COLLABORATORS: Jennifer Woolard, Alyssa Mikytuck
The juvenile plea bargain project uses mixed methods to explore decision making capacities and legal knowledge related to plea bargain decision making amongst justice-involved youth and their families.
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COLLABORATOR: Dillon Mahmoudi
The mapping justice project is an interdisciplinary project exploring the geographic mismatch between probation locations and where youth reside. We hope to explore how probation compliance is impacted by spatial inequity in Baltimore.
Judicicial involvement in plea negotiations
COLLABORATORS: Kelsey Henderson, Allison Redlich, and Jason Cantone
The judicial involvement project explores judicial perspectives of judicial involvement in plea bargain negotiations.
Attorney PLEA BARGAIN PRACTICES in juvenile court
COLLABORATOR: Jennifer L. Woolard
This qualitative research project explores attorney practices in plea bargaining through interviews with juvenile defense attorneys.
Fountain, E.N. & Mahmoudi, D. (2020). Mapping Juvenile Justice: Identifying Existing Structural Barriers to Accessing Probation Services. American Journal of Community Psychology.
Fountain, E.N., Mikytuck, A., & Woolard, J. (in press). Treating Emerging Adults Differently: How Developmental Science Informs Perceptions of Justice Policy. Translational Issues in Psychological Science.
Fine, A., Fountain, E.N., & Vidal, S. (2019). Juveniles’ expectations and experiences on probation predict technical violations and delinquency. Psychology, Public Policy, and Law, 25, 116-125. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/law0000195
Grisso, T., Fountain, E.N., NeMoyer, A., & Thornton, L.C. (2019). The role of translational psychological science in juvenile justice reform. Translational Issues in Psychological Science, 5, 113-120. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/tps0000197
Fountain, E.N. & Woolard, J.L. (2018). How defense attorneys consult with juvenile clients about plea bargains. Psychology, Public Policy, and the Law, 24, 192-203. https://doi.org/10.1037/law0000158
Fountain, E.N. & Woolard, J.L. (2017). The capacity for effective relationships among attorneys, juvenile clients, and parents. Ohio State Journal of Criminal Law, 14, 493-519.