Principal Investigator(s): United States Sentencing Commission
Summary: The United States Sentencing Commission, established by the 98th Congress, is an independent agency in the judicial branch of government. The Commission's primary function is to institute guidelines that prescribe the appropriate form and severity of punishment for offenders convicted of federal crimes. This survey was developed in response to issues that arose during site visits conducted in conjunction with an implementation study of sentencing guidelines and was intended to supple... (view full summary)
Persistent URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR09837.v1
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