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Pub. Type Report
Title State Court Sentencing of Convicted Felons, 1994
Author(s) Brown, Jodi M.
Langan, Patrick A.
Subtitle/Series Name
Pub. Date Apr 1998
Abstract Presents detailed findings from the 1994 nationally representative sample survey of felons convicted in State courts in 300 counties. The report includes tables on the number of felony offenders in State courts, the sentences they received, the demographic characteristics of convicted felons, the number of felons sentenced to probation, the number of felons convicted by trial and guilty plea, and the amount of time required to process felony conviction cases. Of the 872,000 felons convicted in State courts, 89 percent pleaded guilty and the rest were found guilty at trial; 45 percent were sentenced to prison, 26 percent to local jail, and 29 percent to straight probation with no jail or prison time to serve. This is the fourth in a series published every other year since 1988. source
Issue/No. NCJ 164615
Producer United States Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics
Place of Production

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