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Principal Investigator(s): Ostrom, Brian J.
Summary: The purpose of the study was to evaluate the integrity of sentencing outcomes under alternative state guideline systems and to investigate how this variation in structure impacted actual sentencing practice. The research team sought to address the question, to what extent do sentencing guidelines contribute to the goals of consistency, proportionality, and a lack of discrimination. The National Center for State Courts conducted an examination of sentencing patterns in three states with substan... (view full summary)
Persistent URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR22642.v1
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