Principal Investigator(s): United States Sentencing Commission
Summary: The primary purpose of this data collection was to examine the impact of the implementation of sentencing guidelines on the rate of incarcerative and nonincarcerative sentences imposed and on the average length of expected time to be served in incarceration for all offenses as well as for select groups of offenses. The measure of sentence length, "expected time to be served," was used to allow for assumed good time and parole reductions. This term represents the amount of time a... (view full summary)
Persistent URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR09845.v1
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