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Principal Investigator(s): Cunniff, Mark A.
Summary: The purpose of this study was to describe sentencing outcomes in 18 jurisdictions across the United States based on sentences actually imposed on adjudicated felons. Such descriptive information provides an overview of how sentencing is operating in a jurisdiction as a whole and supplies a baseline against which the impact of changes in sentencing codes and practices can be assessed. The data focus on sentences handed down in courts of general jurisdiction for selected crimes of homicide,... (view full summary)
Persistent URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR08396.v3
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