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  NCJ Number: NCJ 148949   Add to Shopping cart   Find in a Library
  Title: Compendium of Federal Justice Statistics, 1992
  Document URL: PDF 
  Author(s): A Blickenderfer ; K Carlson ; J Chaiken ; R Defriesse ; M Ghosh ; I Rivera
  Corporate Author: Abt Associates, Inc
United States of America
  Date Published: 1995
  Page Count: 120
  Series: BJS Full Reports
  Annotation: This compendium provides data on Federal offenders from initial review by U.S. attorneys through charging, pretrial release, prosecution, adjudication, sentencing, and correctional supervision.
  Abstract: The first section provides a graphic overview of the Federal system, including a flow chart of Federal processing in 1992 and a figure that describes the attrition of suspects from prosecutorial review to sentencing, incarceration, and release. The first chapter describes decisions taken by Federal prosecutors in screening criminal matters and the characteristics of cases prosecuted or declined. Chapter 2 provides information on pretrial release, detention, and defendant conduct while awaiting trial. This is followed by a chapter that describes the actions of U.S. district courts in adjudicating guilt or innocence; characteristics of offenses and convicted offenders are described. Chapter 4 describes sentencing decisions and offense and offender characteristics, followed by a chapter that addresses corrections. The latter chapter provides data on the time served in prison; prisoner movements into and out of Federal prison; and the results of supervision under probation, parole, or supervised release. Extensive figures and tables and a glossary
  Main Term(s): Criminal justice statistics
  Index Term(s): Sentencing/Sanctions ; Corrections statistics ; Pretrial release ; Prosecution ; Federal government ; Court procedures ; BJS grant-related documents
  Sponsoring Agency: Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS)
US Dept of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America
  Grant Number: 91-BJ-CX-K025
  Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/NCJRS
Box 6000
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
  Type: Statistics
  Country: United States of America
  Language: English
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