The Law and Policy of Sentencing and Corrections In a Nutshell (West Nutshell Series) by Lynn S. Branham

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Subjects:

  • Criminal Procedure,
  • Criminal Law - General,
  • Legal Reference / Law Profession,
  • Correctional law,
  • Legal status, laws, etc.,
  • Prisoners,
  • Sentences (Criminal procedure),
  • United States,
  • Law

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FormatPaperback
Number of Pages456
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9372442M
ISBN 100314159371
ISBN 109780314159373

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Conclusion. When examined in historical perspective, the evolution of modern sentencing is in many ways cyclical. Recent years have seen evidence that the “tough on crime” movement in America is beginning to subside, in part because sustained growth in American corrections along the lines of past decades is no longer feasible, and in part because of growing evidence in support of.

Trends in Sentencing and Corrections: State Legislation At least seven states in recent years have ad-justed mandatory penalties for certain repeat offenders.

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