Pre-Trial Detention Under the Young Offenders Act: A Study of Urban Courts
|Hal-Dart||Tor & Scar||Wpg||Edm||Van||Surrey||Total sample|
|Non-legal (social) factors|
|Race (black or Aboriginal)||**||na|
|Living outside family setting||***||**||***|
|Seriousness or type of current charges||***||*||***||***||*||***|
|Number of current charges||***||***||*||**||***|
|Bail history or prior custody sentence||***|
|Currently involved with youth justice system (on probation etc.)||***||*|
|Current bail violation||***|
|Warrant at arrest||**||*||na||na||***|
|Presence or number of outstanding charges||***||na||***|
|Estimate of variance explained by each model (Nagelkerke r2)||.48||.52||.25||.41||.33||.16||.33|
- *** p<.001, **p<.01, *p<.05. If the cell is blank, then the factor was not statistically associated with the decision.
- na = not applicable. The variable was not included in the model because of missing data.
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