RCTs and Other Evaluation Methods

With so many types of assessments, evaluation designs, and research methods out there, it can often be really confusing for non-profits to figure out which approach to take when assessing the effectiveness of their programs. The A2J Lab has certainly spent some time talking about the value of the randomized control trial method, but how Read more about RCTs and Other Evaluation Methods[…]

Spotlight: Drug Courts

According to the National Institute of Justice, there are more than 3,000 drug courts across the United States.[1] As designed, these courts aim to rehabilitate drug-addicted offenders, reduce recidivism, and potentially reduce costs to the system through lower incarceration rates. Yet only a handful of studies have implemented a randomization design to rigorously evaluate the Read more about Spotlight: Drug Courts[…]

The Evaluation Feedback Project Has Launched

Discussions about the use of performance standards and metrics to measure the quality, effectiveness, and efficiency of legal services have become common in the access to justice community. Increasingly, legal services programs are being asked to use data to communicate about their effectiveness to funders, community stakeholders, and policy makers. And, more importantly, by grounding Read more about The Evaluation Feedback Project Has Launched[…]