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  NCJ Number: NCJ 160088     Find in a Library
  Title: Federal Criminal Case Processing, 1982-93 With Preliminary Data for 1994
  Document URL: PDF 
  Agency Summary: Agency Summary 
  Author(s): W J Sabol ; J A Roth ; H Meyerson ; Y Shu ; X Ren ; W Adams ; D Herrschaft
  Corporate Author: The Urban Institute
United States of America
  Date Published: 1996
  Page Count: 31
  Annotation: Data from the Bureau of Justice Statistics database are tabulated for the 1982-1994 period on suspects in criminal matters, defendants in cases terminated in U.S. district courts, defendants in cases disposed of by U.S. magistrates, offenders convicted in cases terminated in U.S. district courts, and released prisoners with U.S. district court sentences.
  Abstract: Tables describe the disposition of cases handled by U.S. attorneys and provide data on defendants according to the most serious offense charged, convicted offenders according to the most serious offense of conviction, sentences to incarceration longer than 4 days, and average length of imposed prison sentences for adult offenders sentenced to a maximum term. Tables also classify prisoners according to the offense associated with the longest sentence actually imposed and include data on time served in prison. Data tables are generally grouped according to prosecution, adjudication, sentencing, and corrections. A glossary is included. 18 tables
  Main Term(s): Offender statistics
  Index Term(s): Adult offenders ; Offense statistics ; Court statistics ; Inmate statistics ; Federal courts ; District Courts (Federal) ; Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) ; Time served in corrections ; Federal prisoners ; Sentencing statistics ; 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: 95-BJ-CX-K001
  Sale Source: NCJRS Photocopy Services
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  Type: Statistics
  Country: United States of America
  Language: English
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